13 Famous Historical Figures Who May Have Sold Their Soul to The Devil
As the story goes, Johnson was directed towards a crossroads where he met the Devil, who tuned his guitar and taught him how to master the blues. According to legend, the price for Johnson’s gift was an early demise, which is speculated to be the fault of a jealous husband who poisoned Johnson after catching him with his wife.
Even more than a century after his birth, Johnson’s legacy is still plagued with rumors surrounding his end. Johnson was prolific as a musician, producing six records before he passed at the age of twenty-seven. The location of Johnson’s unmarked final resting place is still unknown.