Kind Hearted Woman Blues
“Kind Hearted Woman Blues” is a blues song recorded on November 23, 1936 in San Antonio, Texas, by legendary bluesman Robert Johnson. The song was originally released on 78 rpm format as Vocalion 03416 and ARC 7-03-56. Johnson performed the song in the key of A, and recorded two takes, the first of which contains his only recorded guitar solo.
Like many of Johnson’s songs, “Kind Hearted Woman Blues” is a staple in the repertoires of many blues musicians and has been recorded by dozens of traditional and contemporary blues figures, including Keb’ Mo’.