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Robert Johnson ‘Complete Recordings’ 3LP Coming Record Store Day

Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, commemorates the 10th Anniversary of Record Store Day with an electrifying line-up of exclusive new and collectible 7″ and 12″ vinyl releases.

For RSD 2017, Legacy is offering an extraordinary range of 7″ and 12″ titles from a variety of artists…

Good News On Historic 508 Park Building Restoration – D Magazine

There are two good pieces of news to share about the ongoing restoration of the Warner Bros. building at 508 Park, the historic site of some of legendary bluesman Robert Johnson’s most famous recordings and the future site of a street culture museum.

A $2.1 million grant from the Moody…

2012 New Generation Award Winner

Fifteen-year-old Josh Achiron of Atlanta, Georgia is the 2012 winner of the Robert Johnson Blues Foundation New Generation Award.

Josh began playing guitar after visiting Graceland at the age of six. One of Josh’s first guitars was an acoustic baby Martin, which he used while performing at school functions while he was still in elementary school.

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About Robert Johnson

One hundred years ago, a boy-child was born in Mississippi – a dirt-poor, African-American who would grow up, learn to sing and play the blues, and eventually achieve worldwide renown. In the decades after his death, he has become known as the King of the Delta Blues Singers, his music expanding in influence to the point that rock stars of the greatest magnitude – the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, the Allman Brothers – all sing his...more »

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