Dead Shrimp Blues

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"Dead Shrimp Blues"
Dead Shrimp Blues - single cover.jpg
Single by Robert Johnson
A-side I Believe I'll Dust My Broom
Released April 1937 (1937-04)
Format 10-inch 78 rpm record
Recorded San Antonio, Texas. Friday, November 27, 1936
Genre Blues
Length 2:31
Label Vocalion
Writer(s) Robert Johnson
Producer(s) Don Law
Robert Johnson singles chronology
"32-20 Blues"
"Dead Shrimp Blues"
"Cross Road Blues"

"Dead Shrimp Blues" is a song written by Robert Johnson.[1]

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".[2]

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  1. ^ "Robert Johnson – I Believe I'll Dust My Broom / Dead Shrimp Blues". Discogs. Retrieved 26 May 2016. 
  2. ^ Robert Johnson: lost and found by Barry Lee Pearson, Bill McCulloch, p.74

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