Song #19 on the Popdose Top 100 Covers list is “Crossroads”, originally by Robert Johnson and covered by Cream. Here’s the original:
Robert Johnson was just an amazing pioneer of blues music, who had a huge influence on rock and roll music. Odds are pretty good that if you like rock, you’re familiar with some of the music that was shaped by his influence. Like this Cream classic, for instance:
Great stuff. Rest in peace, Robert Johnson, wherever you are.