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Dec 04

Recording Academy® Announces 2014 GRAMMY Hall Of Fame® Inductees

27 Recordings Added to the GRAMMY Hall Of Fame Residing at the...more

Aug 16

Today marks the 75th anniversary of the passing of Robert Johnson. In honor of the world's most influential blues artist, here is one of only three identified photographs of him. This image was...more

2012 New Generation Award Winner
2012 New Generation Award Winner

Fifteen-year-old Josh Achiron of Atlanta, Georgia is the 2012 winner of the Robert Johnson Blues Foundation New Generation Award.

Josh began playing guitar after visiting Graceland at the age of six. One of Josh’s first guitars was an acoustic baby Martin, which he used while performing at school functions while he was still in elementary school.

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About Robert Johnson

One hundred years ago, a boy-child was born in Mississippi – a dirt-poor, African-American who would grow up, learn to sing and play the blues, and eventually achieve worldwide renown. In the decades after his death, he has become known as the King of the Delta Blues Singers, his music expanding in influence to the point that rock stars of the greatest magnitude – the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, the Allman Brothers – all sing his...more »