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Friday Night with Guitar George: Notable Covers Edition

A recent television appearance by a heavy metal band featured an impressive cover version of a well-known pop song half a century old. This got me thinking about other unlikely cover versions—the White Stripes’ rendition of Dolly Parton’s “Jolene” came

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Friday Night with Guitar George: Robert Johnson Edition, Part Two

No dope smoking, no beer sold after twelve o’clock Rosedale Mississippi Magic City Juke Joint Mr. Johnson sings over in the corner by the bar Sold his soul to the devil so he can play guitar Too cool to be

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Friday Night with Guitar George: Robert Johnson Edition, Part One

You want to know how good the blues can get? Well, this is it. –Keith Richards One of Chick Fil-A’s advertising slogans is “We did not invent the chicken. Just the chicken sandwich.” Robert Johnson did not invent the Delta

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