Robert Johnson was born.
Muddy Waters begins to play the guitar. He is influenced by the music of Robert Johnson and Son House.
The first of only two Robert Johnson recording sessions.
Robert Johnson’s second and final recording session.
Robert Johnson died three days after he was poisoned by the jealous husband of a woman he began seeing during a stint at the Three Forks juke joint in Greenwood, Mississippi.
Muddy Waters meets folklorist Alan Lomax, archivist, while he is doing research on Mississippi Delta blues at the Stovall plantation. Lomax is looking for Robert Johnson, when he “discovers” Morganfield. Robert Johnson had been deceased for two years.
Elmore James releases Robert Johnson’s “Dust My Broom”.
Robert Johnson’s ‘King of the Delta Blues’ is released.
Robert Johnson is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame honors Robert Johnson in annual American Music Masters series.