Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend)

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Eleven 78s were released during Robert Johnson's lifetime, and one posthumously, on the Vocalion label, in the late 1930's. It was not until the "King of the Delta Blues Singers" releases in 1961 and 1970, that the material was widely available, on LP. In 1990, a comprehensive release "The Complete Recordings" included the 24 originally released Vocalion tracks, as well as 17 alternate takes and alternate tracks, which comprise the complete known Robert Johnson legacy of recorded material.

Annotation last modified on 2012-05-01 04:16 UTC.

Legal name: Robert Leroy Johnson


Album + Compilation

1961King of the Delta Blues SingersRobert Johnson12
1970King of the Delta Blues Singers, Vol. IIRobert Johnson43
1989Delta Blues, Volume TwoRobert Johnson1
1989Delta Blues, Volume OneRobert Johnson1
1989The Robert Johnson StoryRobert Johnson1
1990The Complete RecordingsRobert Johnson4.511
1990Delta Blues: The Alternative TakesRobert Johnson1
1992The Legendary Blues SingerRobert Johnson1
1993Red Hot BluesRobert Johnson34
1993The Original Blues LegendRobert Johnson1
1994Cross Road BluesRobert Johnson1
1994The Very Best Of - The Millenium EditionRobert Johnson1
1995The Blues: San Antonio – Dallas 1936–1937Robert Johnson1
1995The Best of Robert Johnson: Crossroad BluesRobert Johnson1
1997King of the Delta BluesRobert Johnson51
1997… I Went Down to the CrossroadsRobert Johnson1
1997Cross Road BluesRobert Johnson1
1997The MastersRobert Johnson1
1997The Gold Collection: 40 Classic PerformancesRobert Johnson2
1998The Complete CollectionRobert Johnson1
1999Charly Blues Masterworks, Volume 13: Delta Blues LegendRobert Johnson1
1999Hellhound on My TrailRobert Johnson1
1999Crossroad Blues, Volume 2Robert Johnson & Friends1
1999Genius of the Blues: Complete Original TakesRobert Johnson1
1999Steady Rollin' ManRobert Johnson1
1999The Last of the Great Blues SingersRobert Johnson2
2000Devil on My TrailRobert Johnson1
2001Midnite Jazz & Blues: King of the Delta BluesRobert Johnson1
2001The Best of Robert JohnsonRobert Johnson1
2002Contracted to the DevilRobert Johnson1
2002The King Of Delta Blues (20 track compilation)Robert Johnson1
2004An Introduction to Robert JohnsonRobert Johnson1
2004From Four Till LateRobert Johnson1
2004Hellhound on My TrailRobert Johnson1
2004Inspiring EricRobert Johnson1
2005BD Blues, Volume 5Robert Johnson1
2005Crossroad BluesRobert Johnson1
2006The High Price of SoulRobert Johnson2
2007Legendary BluesRobert Johnson1
2007Legendary Blues Volume TwoRobert Johnson1
2007Hellhound on My TrailRobert Johnson1
2007Original Blues Sessions CD12Robert Johnson1
2007Robert Johnson & The Last of the Mississippi Blues Singers.Robert Johnson1
2008The Complete CollectionRobert Johnson1
2010The Rough Guide to Jazz and Blues Legends: Robert JohnsonRobert Johnson52
2011The Centennial CollectionRobert Johnson4.53
2011The Complete Original Masters: Centenial EditionRobert Johnson1
2013Blues Master WorksRobert Johnson1
2018Ramblin' On My MindRobert Johnson1
2020The Rough Guide to Robert Johnson: Delta Blues LegendRobert Johnson1
2021Crossroad: The Legendary RecordingsRobert Johnson1
Beg, Borrow or StealRobert Johnson1
Cross Road BluesRobert Johnson1
Down at the Crossroads - The Robert Johnson ConnectionRobert Johnson1
Deal With the Devil, Volume 1Robert Johnson1
Gold Collection #1Robert Johnson1
Kind Hearted WomanRobert Johnson1
Robert Johnson: The Very BestRobert Johnson1
Robert Johnson: Delta Blues LegendRobert Johnson1


1936Cross Road Blues / Rambling on My MindRobert Johnson1
1936Kind Hearted Woman / Terraplane BluesRobert Johnson1
1936Walking Blues / Sweet Home ChicagoRobert Johnson1
1937I Believe I'll Dust My Broom / Dead Shrimp BluesRobert Johnson1
193732-20 Blues / Last Fair Deal Gone DownRobert Johnson1
1937Come On In My Kitchen / They’re Red HotRobert Johnson1
1937Hellhound on My Trail / From Four Till LateRobert Johnson1
1937Little Queen of Spades / Me and the Devil BluesRobert Johnson1
1937Malted Milk / Milkcow’s Calf BluesRobert Johnson1
1937Stones in My Passway / I'm a Steady Rolling ManRobert Johnson1
1937Stop Breaking Down Blues / Honeymoon BluesRobert Johnson1
1938Preaching Blues / Love in VainRobert Johnson1
2015Terraplane BluesSteve Earle / Robert Johnson1

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