(redirected from Robert Johnson)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for Johnson

English writer and lexicographer (1709-1784)

17th President of the United States

References in periodicals archive ?
ON DECEMBER 20,1938, Robert Johnson took the train from Jackson, Mississippi, to New York City and performed "Terraplane Blues" and "Me and the Devil Blues" at Carnegie Hall that week.
10 tracks featuring artists recorded during the same San Antonio and Dallas sessions as Robert Johnson, a musical hotpot ranging from folk and hillbilly, cowboy and Mexican to Texas Swing;
Robert Johnson of Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET), +1-212-444-9137, RAJ@ineteconomics.
Richard Alan managing director Robert Johnson and Yilmaz Reduktor chairman Sinasi Yilmaz signed an agreement granting a Richard Alan subsidiary, Pumps and Ancillaries, sole rights to distribute the gearboxes throughout the UK and Ireland.
He said: "Robert Johnson's Tombstone is the album title track and it talks about the Robert Johnson mythology.
Nobody is quite sure where Robert Johnson is buried or why he died, although there is a strong likelihood it had something to do with heavy drinking and womanising.
Robert Johnson, shop owner, said: "We had an awful lot of entries, a very good response.
Introducing readers to the Robert Johnson's personal history (and whether or not he really did sell his soul to the devil in exchange for his unorthodox playing technique), Finding Robert Johnson provides an informed presentation of Delta-Blues Open G Tuning method which has influenced guitarists ever since.
Perhaps this is because Peter Guralnick already has a history writing extensively on American popular music and musicians, from Robert Johnson to Western Swing and soul; or perhaps it's because Dream Boogie goes beyond the listings of hits and biographical detail to probe the social and cultural atmosphere which fostered Cooke and his music.
Fourteen years later, BET Founder Robert Johnson fails in his bid to launch the largest minority-owned airline when the Department of Justice grounds the proposed merger of United Airlines and US Airways.
His gig on Tyneside was one stop on a European tour to promote his album Me and Mr Johnson on which he paid fulsome homage to legendary US blues pioneer Robert Johnson.
Robert Johnson, the executive director of the National Association of Information Destruction (NAID), Phoenix, says, "With federal mandates such as FACTA (Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003), G-L-B (Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act) and HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) all coming together, it's going to be very risky to just toss electronic media out, but I doubt the business will rival paper in sheer amount.
The Billion Dollar BET: Robert Johnson and the Inside Story of Black Entertainment Television by Brett Pulley John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
In Escaping the Delta: Robert Johnson and the Invention of the Blues (Amistad/ HarperCollins, 2004), Elijah Wald seems like he's out to take the stuffy blues purists down a notch or two with a fresh look at the received history of the blues.
Now Eric Clapton is going full circle having recorded an album of songs by the man who influenced him as a young boy, blues man Robert Johnson.