Posts Tagged ‘Mississippi Delta Blues’

At number 22 in Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 greatest albums is “The Complete Recordings” by Robert Johnson.


I must admit I don’t know Robert Johnson at all. But, after reading more about him I discovered that he wrote “Sweet Home Chicago”, a song with which I am sure a lot of people are familiar. I am a fan of some blues music, people like Sonny Boy Williamson and Muddy Waters, and I own several of their albums. But from the little I know they are “Chicago blues” rather than Mississippi Delta blues, and so probably a bit later than the music on this album. I definitely plan to check this album out via one of the on-line streaming services.

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