Elijah Wald and Preston Lauterbach interview Mrs. Annye C. Anderson about her 'Brother Robert' and hear what happened to his guitar

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In our debut episode, Elijah and Preston debate Robert Johnson's greatness and interview the last living person who knew Johnson well, revealing what became of a holy grail of American music: Robert Johnson's guitar. Mrs. Annye C. Anderson, author of the memoir Brother Robert, about growing up with Johnson in Memphis, makes a few revelations about Johnson's music and influences that aren't available in her book, as well as sharing charming anecdotes about the great artist as a normal human. Roll up a Bull Durham, pour a glass of non-poisonous spirits, and enjoy.

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