Robert Johnson Birthplace

Hwy 51

A monument on Hwy 51 in front of the courthouse

Photos 

Photo taken by Jeff Lovorn

Map 

Description 

Robert Johnson born Hazelhurst, Mississippi May 8, 1911 Copiah County

Robert Johnson recording career left an enormous legacy to American music. The body of his work is considered to be the most powerful of its kind.

His music struck a chord that continues to resonate. His blues adresses generations he never knew and made potry of his vision and fears.

A hounting and lyrical portrait of the human spirit.

King of the Deltal Blues Singers.

Update Log 

  • December 18, 2011: Added by Jeff Lovorn

Sources 

  • Jeff Lovorn - jlovo [at] aol [dot] com