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King of the Delta Blues Singers, Vol. 2


Download links and information about King of the Delta Blues Singers, Vol. 2 by Robert Johnson. This album was released in 1970 and it belongs to Blues, Country genres. It contains 17 tracks with total duration of 44:06 minutes.

Artist: Robert Johnson
Release date: 1970
Genre: Blues, Country
Tracks: 17
Duration: 44:06
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No. Title Length
1. Kind Hearted Woman Blues 2:30
2. I Believe I'll Dust My Broom 3:00
3. Sweet Home Chicago 2:59
4. Ramblin' On My Mind 2:53
5. Phonograph Blues 2:40
6. They're Red Hot 3:00
7. Dead Shrimp Blues 2:32
8. Preachin' Blues (Up Jumped the Devil) 2:52
9. I'm a Steady Rollin' Man 2:38
10. From Four Until Late 2:25
11. Little Queen of Spades 2:22
12. Malted Milk 2:23
13. Drunken Hearted Man 2:29
14. Stop Breakin' Down Blues 2:19
15. Honeymoon Blues 2:18
16. Love In Vain 2:23
17. Ramblin' On My Mind (Take 2) 2:23



A wonderful follow-up to the first compilation (King of the Delta Blues Singers) of Robert Johnson's small library of recorded work. This album boasts the first album appearance of "Love in Vain," as well as a number of other blues classics penned by the artist. "Sweet Home Chicago," "I Believe I'll Dust My Broom," "They're Red Hot," and "Malted Milk" are all present (and all covered by a multitude of artists — the Blues Brothers, Elmore James, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Eric Clapton, respectively). As is generally the practice with Robert Johnson albums, a painting stands in for the cover (there are only two known photographs of the artist in the first place, and every other album released uses one of them). The music is certainly impeccable — the self-accompanying bassline boogie was one of Johnson's greatest contributions to the blues, and it's displayed in all its beauty here. To top this, there's the beauty of his melodic work, and the interplay with his semi-gruff voice that help to make his songs memorable. He is the true legend of the blues, and anyone with even the slightest curiosity in that genre or rock needs to own both this album and its predecessor, or else the box set released in 1990 that covers both of them.