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A Hierarchy of Victimhood

52 Guitars: Week 5

Robert Johnson: Cross Road Blues

 

Everybody interested in the blues knows the story about the crossroads, but not everybody is interested in the blues, so, for you: there's a legend that Johnson met the devil at a certain crossroads and sold his soul in exchange for musical ability.

And here's one of his most potent songs, though the guitar isn't as prominent.

 

Here are the lyrics, in case you can't make them out.

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