Dead Shrimp Blues

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"Dead Shrimp Blues"
Single by Robert Johnson
A-side I Believe I'll Dust My Broom
B-side Dead Shrimp Blues
Released April 1937 (1937-04)
Format 78 rpm
Recorded San Antonio, Texas. Friday, November 27, 1936
Genre Blues
Label Vocalion
Writer(s) Robert Johnson

"Dead Shrimp Blues" is a song written by Robert Johnson.

It is from the recording sessions of November 26 and 27, 1936, in San Antonio, Texas along with "32-20 Blues", "They're Red Hot", "Cross Road Blues", "Walkin' Blues", "Last Fair Deal Gone Down", "Preaching Blues" and "If I Had Possession Over Judgement Day".[1]

Use in popular culture[edit]


  1. ^ Robert Johnson: lost and found by Barry Lee Pearson, Bill McCulloch, p.74