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Cross Road Blues

Cross Road Blues


by Robert Johnson

Movies & TV

Crossroads (1986)

This once-popular drama is based heavily off of the legend of Robert Johnson.

Can't You Hear the Wind Howl? The Life and Music of Robert Johnson (1998)

This docu-drama narrated by none other than Danny Glover covers all the basics of the Johnson legend and biography, but it is unfortunately hard to find without purchasing.

The Search for Robert Johnson (1992)

This short documentary was the exploration of John Hammond, Jr., the son of producer John Hammond who first re-released Johnson's work in 1961. It is both a fascinating account of some of the tall tales surrounding Johnson, and a record of Hammond's personal adventure.

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