A young musical prodigy studying at New York City's Julliard School becomes obsessed with the music of the Mississippi Delta, the blues. Intent on discovering fame and fortune as a blues guitar player, he seeks out the legendary bluesman, Willie Brown.
Based on the legend of Robert Johnson.
"...Appealing....Good-natured....Gertz is appealing..." - 03/12/1986 Variety
"...The urgent, overwhelming reason to go without delay to CROSSROADS is Joe Seneca as Blind Dog Fulton..." - 03/14/1986 Los Angeles Times, p.C1