A shroud of mystery has surrounded blues guitarist and singer Robert Johnson for well over 70 years. In his time he was not famous, but those who knew him struggled to understand how he could be so good.
Robert Johnson is one of the most influential and revered figures in blues history. His songs, "Sweet Home Chicago", "I Believe I'll Dust My Broom" and "Cross Road Blues" live on today as blues standards. His guitar style, likewise, has inspired generations of young players.
Omaha, NE – Band members at Omaha's Norris Middle School have new musical instruments thanks to a $20,000 grant.
The Norris band was presented with new instruments at a school assembly Wednesday. It was a surprise to band students--they were told to perform two songs as part of the end-of-year adjudication. School administrators and representatives from investment group Fidelity presented the new instruments following the final song.
Omaha, NE – A key to the city and a street named for him are among the honors Creighton's president is receiving as he prepares to retire.
The Creighton community, city and state leaders gathered Tuesday afternoon at the University's Kiewit Fitness Center for a ceremony honoring Father John Schlegel. He's retiring in June after 11 years as Creighton's president.