Pinetop Perkins

Born 7 July 1913. Died 21 March 2011.


Joseph William Perkins (July 7, 1913 – March 21, 2011), known by the stage name Pinetop Perkins, was an American blues pianist. Perkins played with some of the most influential blues and rock and roll performers in American history and received numerous honors during his lifetime, including a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and induction into the Blues Hall of Fame.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Pinetop Perkins & Friends

    Pinetop Perkins & Friends 2008

    Reviewed by Jon Lusk
    There's nothing wildly innovative about this music, but as they say, there's no need...
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