Robert Johnson
Columns // 1 Articles
Reviews // 2 Articles
News // 1 Articles
//Columns

Contrary to Popular Belief, the Blues Were Not Born on the Mississippi Delta
15 May 2017 // 9:00 PM

Historians Lynn Abbott and Doug Seroff debunk myths about the origins of blues music, locating them not in the Mississippi Delta but in southern black vaudeville.

//Reviews

Robert Johnson: The Centennial of an American Genius
4 May 2011 // 6:00 PM

Does any single figure loom as large over an art form as Robert Johnson? This is exciting, joyful noise, brimming with purpose and ingenuity, fun and frightening, enigmatic and awe-inspiring.

//News

At the crossroads as Robert Johnson centennial nears
4 May 2011 // 1:52 AM

CLARKSDALE, Miss. — The intersection of DeSoto and State streets here doesn't look like anything special. On the southeast corner of the roads is H Town

//Mixed media
//Blogs

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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