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.

Mississippi John Hurt “Heroes of the Blues Trading Cards” par Robert Crumb

Death Letter Blues- Son House Son House was one of the last of the old school Mississippi delta blues singers. Son's music had a big influence on both Robert Johnson and Muddy Waters who both came from that rural area near Clarksdale Mississippi where Son House frequently performed at picnics, juke joints and roadhouses.

Death Letter Blues- Son House Son House was one of the last of the old school Mississippi delta blues singers. Son's music had a big influence on both Robert Johnson and Muddy Waters who both came from that rural area near Clarksdale Mississippi where Son

Mississippi's Mississippi Delta: Birthplace of the Blues. OK, You Probably Knew That Already But We Needed To Get This Awesome Guitar Photo In Our List!

20 Awesome Things You Didn't Know About Mississippi

Mississippi’s Mississippi Delta: Birthplace of the Blues. OK, You Probably Knew That Already But We Needed To Get This Awesome Guitar Photo In Our List!

Nehemiah Curtis “Skip” James (June 9, 1902 – October 3, 1969) was an American delta blues singer, guitarist, pianist and songwriter.    James often played his guitar with an open D-minor tuning (DADFAD). James’s 1931 work is considered idiosyncratic among pre-war blues recordings, and formed the basis of his reputation as a musician.

Nehemiah Curtis “Skip” James (June 1902 – October was an American delta blues singer, guitarist, pianist and songwriter.

Robert Johnson (1911-1938) Unknown, possibly Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church near Morgan City, Mississippi

Robert Leroy Johnson (May 1911 – August was an American blues singer and musician. His landmark recordings from display a combination of singing, guitar skills, and songwriting talent that have influenced later generations of musicians.

#RobertJohnson #GuitarGods #MusicalGenius "Johnson is the undisputed king of the Mississippi Delta blues singers and one of the most original and influential voices in American music. He was a virtuoso player whose spiritual descendants include Eric Clapton, Keith Richards and Jack White...."  Read more: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/lists/100-greatest-guitarists-of-all-time-19691231/robert-johnson-20101202#ixzz2X9dgEBfv  Follow us: @Rolling Stone on Twitter | RollingStone on Facebook

100 Greatest Guitarists: David Fricke's Picks

Robert Johnson ~ the undisputed king of the Mississippi Delta blues singers and one of the most original and influential voices in American music. Robert was placed in position by Davis Fricke when he compiled his 100 greatest guitarists list.

Travel the Delta Blues Highway! My dad grew up in Memphis and I used to live in West Tennessee! Would love to do this!

Delta Blues Highway

Travel the Delta Blues Highway! My dad grew up in Memphis and I used to live in West Tennessee!

Great Southern Drives: Delta Blues Highway | Clarksdale: The Shack Up Inn | SouthernLiving.com

Delta Blues Highway

Robert Johnson. (Robert Johnson Estate/Hulton Archive/Getty Images/Rolling Stone)

100 Greatest Guitarists

The first time I ever heard Robert Johnson's music, my mind was blown! His music gives me goosebumps!

Get ready to tour the warm, cozy, charming farmhouse home of Gracie Blue today! From the white kitchen to the vintage chandelier...

Gracie Blue Farmhouse Home Tour

Gracie Blue Farmhouse Home Tour Get ready to tour the warm, cozy, charming farmhouse home of Gracie Blue today! From the white kitchen to the vintage chandelier.

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