Doesn't everyone say it's Robert Johnson - and after all, why isn't it?
possibly because he's a bit boring/painful to actually listen to, innit? in other words if you have bought into the mystique then it's like AMAZING and OTHERWORLDLY but if you haven't it's al a bit nails-down-blackboard. Though i'll happily be presented with a work which justifies his surpassing greatness on the evilometer etc but not hellhound on my trail.. too obvious!
Sorry - you're right, the mystique around the delta blues was a marketing ploy from the off and depends on some dubious stereotypes. I wasn't personally endorsing Johnson, just asking a question slightly aggressively cos I was drunk.
No need to apologise, that must be one of the best videos I've ever seen!
Johnathan Miller directed it? What a renaissance man!
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