biography

Biography Hopes To Restore Robert Johnson's Identity

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Music fans will descend on Millennium Park next weekend for Chicago’s annual celebration of the blues. The three day event attracts thousands of people to hear some of the top performers at stages throughout the park. Just days before this year’s festival, a new biography of a blues legend hits the shelves. First Light host Brian O’Keefe talked with ‘Up Jumped the Devil’ co-author Bruce Conforth

‘Up Jumped the Devil’ co-author Bruce Conforth thinks his new biography of Robert Johnson is the definitive look at the legendary southern blues artist’s life

‘Up Jumped the Devil’ co-author Bruce Conforth thinks his new biography of Robert Johnson is the definitive look at the legendary southern blues artist’s life

Ali: The Greatest and All His Flaws

It isn’t easy to study your childhood heroes…too often the close examination reveals traits that bring their heroic nature into question. That didn’t stop author Jonathan Eig from spending more than five years researching and writing his latest book. First Light host Brian O'Keefe talked with Eig about his book, and his hero

Author Jonathan Eig and First Light host Brian O'Keefe

Author Jonathan Eig and First Light host Brian O'Keefe