Robert Lockwood Jr.
|Birth name||Robert Lockwood Jr.|
|Also known as||"Robert Junior" Lockwood|
|Born||March 27, 1915|
Turkey Scratch, Arkansas, United States
|Died||November 21, 2006 (aged 91)|
Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
|Genres||Delta blues, electric blues, Chicago blues, country blues|
Robert Lockwood Jr. (March 27, 1915 – November 21, 2006) was an American Delta blues guitarist. He recorded for Chess Records and other Chicago labels in the 1950s and 1960s. He was the only guitarist to have learned to play directly from Robert Johnson.
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