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About Time
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Cool Drink of Water Blues (Remastered)
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Maggie Campbell Blues (Remastered)
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Big Fat Mama Blues (Remastered)
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Bye Bye Blues (Remastered)

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Next to Son House and Charley Patton, no one was more important to the development of pre-Robert Johnson Delta blues than Tommy Johnson. Armed with a powerful voice that could go from a growl to an eerie falsetto range and a guitar style that had all of the early figures and licks of the Delta style clearly delineated, Johnson only recorded for two years -- from 1928 to 1930 -- but left behind a body of work that's hard to ignore. The legend of Tommy Johnson is even harder to i... Read more

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