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Robert Leroy Johnson (May 8, 1911 – August 16, 1938) was an American singer-songwriter and musician. His landmark recordings in 1936 and 1937, display a combination of singing, guitar skills, and songwriting talent that has influenced later generations of musicians. Johnson's shadowy, poorly documented life and death at age 27 have given rise to much legend, including the Faustian myth that he sold his soul at a crossroads to achieve success. As an itinerant performer who played mostly on street corners, in juke joints, and at Saturday night dances, Johnson had little commercial success or public recognition in his lifetime.

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Age: 27 (age at death)
Height: Height unknown
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: top influencing Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page, and Eric Clapton among others

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2015 Broken Horses -
2014 Get on Up -
2013 The Wolf of Wall Street -
2013 Grudge Match -
2013 iBrain -
2012 Not Fade Away -
2012 BB King: The Life of Riley -
2012 Bank Roll -
2012 Animal House of Blues -
2011 The Music Never Stopped -
2011 Music High -

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