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Crossroad Blues (Nick Travers Mysteries) by Ace Atkins

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Published by St. Martin"s Minotaur .
Written in English


  • Crime & mystery,
  • Mystery & Detective - Series,
  • Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General,
  • Fiction - Mystery/ Detective,
  • Mystery fiction,
  • Mystery/Suspense

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatMass Market Paperback
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9310315M
ISBN 100312971923
ISBN 109780312971922

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"Cross Road Blues" (also known as "Crossroads") is a blues song written and recorded by American blues artist Robert Johnson in Johnson performed it as a solo piece with his vocal and acoustic slide guitar in the Delta song has become part of the Robert Johnson mythology as referring to the place where he supposedly sold his soul to the Devil in exchange Genre: Blues. Standin' at the crossroad, baby, risin' sun goin' down. Standin' at the crossroad, baby, eee, eee, risin' sun goin' down. I believe to my soul, now, poor Bob is sinkin' down. You can run, you can run, tell my friend Willie Brown1. You can run, you can run, tell my friend Willie Brown1. That I got the crossroad blues this mornin', Lord, babe, I. Attractions near The Crossroad: ( mi) Red's Lounge ( mi) Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art ( mi) The Rock & Blues Museum ( mi) The Delta Blues Museum ( mi) Ground Zero Blues Club; View all attractions near The Crossroad on Tripadvisor/5(). The legendary blues guitarist Robert Johnson has been used for fictional purposes before (e.g., in Walter Mosley's RL's Dream), but Florida journalist Atkins takes full, fresh advantage of Johnson's l.

  Delta blues giant Robert Johnson (May 8, - Aug ) is one of the most fascinating and mysterious performers in music history. He created an essential body of blues guitar music, recording 29 songs in and that would exert a powerful influence on the likes of Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Keith Richards, Johnny Winter and Author: Andy Aledort. As a result, "Cross Road Blues" is a beacon of fascination for everyone who wants to harp on the paranormal side of Johnson's story. Although the lyrics sound more like a story about giving your sinful soul to God, they have been held up as Johnson's confessional about his night at the crossroads with the Devil. A first novel introducing ex-football star Nick Travers of New Orleans. Now a blues historian writing a bio of Guitar Slim, Nick spends his days and nights teaching blues history part-time at Tulane University, playing jazz harp at JoJo's Blues Bar at the edge of the French Quarter, and missing a recently departed girlfriend. Then comes a call from Randy Sexton, head of Tulane's . Title: Crossroad Blues: A Nick Travers Mystery Author: Ace Atkins Format: Paperback, St. Martin’s Published: If you know me at all, or have followed my reviews any, you probably have a fair idea that a lot of the authors I read aren’t currently writing books. Many of them aren’t currently living anymore, actually. But, every.