Robert Johnson (1911-1938), born in Mississippi, represented the ultimate flowering of the Mississippi blues style. Johnson was discovered while working in juke joints. Johnson recorded just twenty-nine songs before dying at age 27.

Reference: Postal Bulletin (September 1, 1994).

Scott Catalogue USA: 2857

Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.

Museum ID: 1999.2004.996


  • Title: 29c Robert Johnson stamp
  • Creator: United States Postal Service
  • Date Created: 1994-09-17
  • Subject Keywords: Robert Johnson, stamp
  • Medium: paper; ink (multicolored); adhesive / lithography

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