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The Devil's Guitar

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 5
Page count: 17



Appeared in

Porch Lies: Tales of Slicksters, Tricksters, and Other Wily Characters

Story Summary

From the first moment Bukka Black gets his first guitar he wants nothing more than to be a famous blues musician. He gets his wish when he is mistaken for the famous blues guitarist, Robert Johnson. Unfortunately he soon finds out that Robert Johnson owes a little debt to the devil.