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Robert Johnson

"Baby, I don't care where you bury my body when I'm dead and gone."

Robert Johnson's influence continues long after he dropped his body, with modern musicians citing him as a major inspiration. His emotional singing, masterful guitar playing, and innovative use of blues chords have left an indelible mark on the music world. Icons such as Eric Clapton, Keith Richards, and Jimi Hendrix have praised Johnson as a critical influence on their music. Even modern-day legends like Jack White and John Mayer have credited Johnson as a major source of inspiration. Overall, Johnson's contributions to the blues and rock and roll continue to resonate and will undoubtedly inspire future generations of musicians. His music continues to inspire me and has comforted me through many dark days.