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Spanish musician and composer Pablo Casals, playing the cello in 1936.

Read Robert Johnson And Pablo Casals' Game-Changers Turn 75

November 23, 2011 – Two hugely important recordings, made by pivotal musicians, were made on the same day in 1936.

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One of the two known photos of Robert Johnson. This portrait was taken by the Hooks Bros. Photography Company in Memphis, Tenn., circa 1935.

Read Robert Johnson At 100, Still Dispelling Myths

May 7, 2011 – Despite hardy rumors that he sold his soul, Johnson's real legacy is his mastery of recorded music.

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The Complete Recordings by Robert Johnson.

Watch You've Never Heard Robert Johnson's 'Complete Recordings'?!

May 6, 2011 – NPR Music intern Catherine DeGennaro discovers while the context changes, the blues stays the same.

One of the two known photos of Robert Johnson. This portrait was taken by the Hooks Bros. Photography Company in Memphis, Tenn., circa 1935.

Read Mississippi Delta Blues: American Cornerstone Jazz24

February 16, 2010 – Delta blues is powerful music that's also, by turns, stark, poetic, eerie, humorous and beautiful. Jazz24

Listen A Blues and Country Collection for Collectors

April 22, 2006 – A new CD gathers early blues and country recordings, including some never before distributed.

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One of two existing photographs of Robert Johnson.

Listen 'Hellhound On My Trail'

June 5, 2000 – Robert Johnson's famous blues tune inspired musicians like John Lennon and Jim Morrison.

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