6 pages | PDF | 1.4 MBCross Road Blues (Crossroads) is a blues classic originally composed and performed by Robert Johnson in 1936. It was famously covered by Eric Clapton and George Harrison in the late 60's. This version is in A major and F♯ minor, and consists of 73 measures. It has a slow tempo and a unique dark feel that has become synonymous with the blues. Throughout the song, Clapton and Harrison solo in turns, highlighting the melancholic, iconic sound of the blues. The track is often considered to be the blueprint for later blues, rock, and country music, such as Cream and Led Zeppelin.