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Standing alone in front of a 1931 National steel guitar, a single-stringed diddley bow, an African banjo, and a standard acoustic guitar, he systematically picked each up again and again through two one-hour sets that transported an audience.
Leah Seator, now editor of The Orcadian (oldest newspaper in Orkney, Scotland), gives background to celebration of the songs of Delta blues legend Robert Johnson.
Keith Richards on the cover of ‘Robert Johnson The Complete Recordings’ states flatly, “You want to know how good the blues can get? Well, this is it.”
“It’s pretty deep — one I couldn’t have sung as a younger man.” – Steve Hill
Other artists include Robert Johnson, Elton John, Neil Young, Bo Diddley, Derek & the Dominos, and The Allman Brothers