NEW! The story of bluesman Robert Johnson and his deal with The Devil at the crossroads is one of the core myths at the heart of both blues and rock 'n' roll. In A Meeting At The Crossroads, Matt Frederick explores the history and meaning of the myth, from the Mississippi Delta to the crossroads gods of ancient times. (158 pages.)
About the author: Matt Frederick is an author and broadcaster from Melbourne, Australia. A lifelong lover of the blues, he hosts the weekly blues program “The Juke Joint” on PBS 106.7fm.
A Meeting at the Crossroads’ is the definitive book on a legend that dwells at the heart of the American psyche. What he discovers at the crossroads is more intriguing and mysterious than anything fantasy could conjure - Mitch Horowitz, PEN Award-winning author of Occult America
The shadows live in the back story - and Matt Frederick explores the shadows of the crossroads legend. What emerges from the shadows is Robert Johnson, the captivating artist influencing and inspiring nearly a century of musician - John Durr, ARIA award winning record producer, president Melbourne Blues Appreciation Society