Robert Johnson Crossroad – – "Cross Road Blues" is a song by the incredibly influential Blues singer, Robert Johnson. The song was originally released 1936 by Vocalion Records and has gone on to influence not only blue music but the world of music as a whole. Amazingly the original version of the song remained out of print until 1990, however has since been rediscovered by several new generations of Robert Johnson Crossroads fans. Because of its significance, the song "Cross Road Blues", was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1998. The following are the lyrics to Crossroad Blues by Robert Johnson. I went down to the crossroad fell down on my knees I went down to the crossroad fell down on my knees Asked the lord above "Have mercy now save poor Bob if you please" Yeeooo, standin at the crossroad tried to flag a ride ooo ooo eee I tried to flag a ride Didnt nobody seem to know me babe everybody pass me by Standin at the crossroad babe risin sun goin down Standin at the crossroad babe eee 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 Brown You can run, you can run tell my friend Willie Brown (th)at I got the croosroad blues this mornin Lord babe, Im sinkin down And I went to the crossraod momma I looked east and west I went to the crossraod baby I looked east and west Lord, I didnt have no sweet woman ooh-well babe, in my distress Watch Robert Johnson Crossroads Video <b>…<b>

20 thoughts on “Robert Johnson CrossRoads – Cross Road Blues Song and Lyrics

  1. Check "Rosetta West – Nightmare Blues," for some good raw blues

  2. It took y’all a while…considering Robert Johnson was used as a reference in an episode from almost six years ago 😛 Supernatural FTW!

  3. Oh, and the inventors of Rock n Roll did NOT look to Robert Johnson as a primary influence. I think the reason why people say that is because he comes from the same group that they DID look to. Clapton looked to him, but not until well after the founding of Rock n Roll. Chuck Berry looked to Muddy Waters and country music to create Rock n Roll. Then Sam Philips ‘discovered’ Howlin’ Wolf et al while simultaneously creating the entity known as Elvis, Johnny Cash, et al. RJ was never mentioned

  4. What is interesting is how many people think Mr. Johnson made this up out of nowhere. In fact, he comes from a solid background line of bluesmen. Despite many people giving him all the credit for delta blues, he’s actually a sterile side shoot of the main branch and was relatively unknown until the 1960’s. The proper line is the Chatmon Family–>Charlie Patton–>Son House–>Muddy Waters, Howlin Wolf et al……and the rest is history.

  5. lol, newbez, you need supernatural or anything else to listen to good music?? shame on you, SHAME ON YOU!

  6. what a unbelievable good guitar player! in my oppinion the delta blues was one of the biggest revolutions in music history! robert jonson= legend

  7. a "wanted" advert for Robert Johnson. seriously…

  8. well then maybe i’ll see you in hell someday 😉

  9. I’d love to meet the devil and get this talent.

  10. robert johnson is the first and only king of blues

  11. I do listen alot to Jazz , Funk and Rock music etc.
    But its just awesome to go back to the roots. For me Blues will always be the best music .
    ( epecially that BB king kin of blues) but Robert Johnson is also very nice.

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