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The Robert Johnson Blues Foundation has launched a podcast series where we will discuss Robert Johnson’s legacy with various experts and explore opportunities to bring his music to new generations.

Robert Johnson U.S. Postage Stamp Podcasts (Parts 1-4)

In our first podcast series, the Robert Johnson Blues Foundation’s Global VP of Marketing & Media, Ben Minnifield, interviewed the following guests to discuss Robert Johnson’s legacy, the significance of his postage stamp, and an opportunity to reissue his stamp as part of an effort to teach younger generations about the King of the Delta Blues.

Roy Betts – U.S. Postal Service Manager of Community Relations
Dr. Tanya Scott – RJBF Global VP of Business Development
Dr. Bruce Conforth – University of Michigan Professor of American Culture and American Roots Music

Part 1 – Robert Johnson and early history of African Americans being featured on U.S. postage stamps

Part 2 – Robert Johnson’s legacy and the popularity of his U.S. postage stamp

Part 3 – Significance of U.S. postage stamp and bringing Robert Johnson’s music to new generations

Part 4 – Bringing Robert Johnson to new generations and the process for reissuing U.S. postage stamp