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Robert Johnson by Sebastian Kruger

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Bb king ! A man who's music could tell a life story . One that I could relate too. He will be greatly missed RIP KING

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John Lee Hooker - b: Aug 22, 1917 Clarksdale, Mississippi d: Aug 21, 2001 Los Altos, California - His unique style influenced other blues artists around the world .especially rock and roll. Photo credit ©Allana Haradyn Photography :)

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Charley Patton (1887/1891? – 1934: only known photograph; 1929). He is considered by many to be the "Father of the Delta Blues", and created an enduring body of American music which inspired nearly every Delta blues artist who followed him. Considered among the most important roots musicians that America produced in the 20th century, Patton's gritty bellowing was a major influence on the singing style of his young friend Chester A. Burnett, who went on to gain fame in Chicago as Howlin'…

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Memphis Minnie - female blues singer and gifted guitarist who held her own against men.

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Blues artists | ... recent losses - gone but never forgotten: Koko Taylor - Blues singer

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R. Crumb made a series of card about Mississippi Delta blues artists, like one of my favorites, Mississippi John Hurt. He must be a huge fan to do so much research and work on each card. The country music cards are great too.

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Robert Cray, the best ! #blues

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