On May 5-8 2011, we celebrated 100 years of Robert Johnson.
He lived twenty-seven years and recorded twenty-nine songs that changed music forever. Join us in celebrating the 100th birthday of Robert Johnson.
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Clarion Ledger - Music World Celebrates Robert Johnson's Legacy
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LA Times - At the crossroads as Robert Johnson centennial nears
Oxford American - Top 10 Untrue Facts About Robert Johnson
paste magazine - Robert Johnson: The Centennial Collection
pittsburg post gazette - Robert Johnson - almost 100
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usa today - Riffing on Robert Johnson’s astounding legacy
usa today - Robert Johnson at 100: Legacy, legend
Washington Post - Robert Johnson: The bluesman, the myth, the legend
Robert Johnson Exposed: History and art exhibit
at Cottonlandia Museum
May 5th through September 6th
Open to the public, the art show will detail Robert Johnson’s life. The exhibit will include never before seen original album art, family pictures, and artistic interpretations of the legend created in the years after his untimely death.
Request the Robert Johnson Life & Legacy Tour Map
Please contact the Greenwood Convention & Visitors Bureau at 662-453-9197 for more event information.
Learn more about the legacy and mystery surrounding the Blues legend.
Image of Robert Johnson derived from the photo booth self-portrait © Delta Haze Corporation / All Rights Reserved. Used By Permission.