PINETOP PERKINS

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A journeyman blues pianist who was prominent in the development of a modern boogie woogie style.

He admittedly wasn't the originator of the seminal piano piece "Pinetop's Boogie Woogie," but it's a safe bet that more people associate it nowadays with Pinetop Perkins than with the man who devised it in the first place, Clarence "Pinetop" Smith. Although it seems as though he was around Chicago forever, the Mississippi native actually got a relatively late start on his path to Windy City immortality. It was only when Muddy Waters took him on to replace Otis Spann in 1969 that Perkins' rolling mastery of the ivories began to assume outsized proportions.

Perkins began his blues existence primarily as a guitarist, but a mid-'40s encounter with an outraged chorus girl toting a knife at a Helena, Arkansas nightspot left him with severed tendons in his left arm. That dashed his guitar aspirations, but
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PINETOP PERKINS Pinetop Is Just Top album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Pinetop Is Just Top
Blues 1976
PINETOP PERKINS Pinetop Perkins With Little Mike And The Tornadoes ‎: After Hours album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Pinetop Perkins With Little Mike And The Tornadoes ‎: After Hours
Blues 1988
PINETOP PERKINS Pinetop's Boogie Woogie album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Pinetop's Boogie Woogie
Blues 1992
PINETOP PERKINS Pinetop Perkins album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Pinetop Perkins
Blues 1992
PINETOP PERKINS Portrait Of A Delta Bluesman album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Portrait Of A Delta Bluesman
Blues 1993
PINETOP PERKINS Born In The Delta album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Born In The Delta
Blues 1997
PINETOP PERKINS Sweet Black Angel album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sweet Black Angel
Blues 1998
PINETOP PERKINS Pinetop Perkins / Hubert Sumlin ‎: Legends album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Pinetop Perkins / Hubert Sumlin ‎: Legends
Blues 1998
PINETOP PERKINS Back On Top album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Back On Top
Blues 2000
PINETOP PERKINS Pinetop Perkins (Direct To Disc) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Pinetop Perkins (Direct To Disc)
Blues 2000
PINETOP PERKINS Pinetop Perkins And Friends album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Pinetop Perkins And Friends
Blues 2008
PINETOP PERKINS Joined At The Hip album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Joined At The Hip
Blues 2010
PINETOP PERKINS Heaven album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Heaven
Blues 2012
PINETOP PERKINS Pinetop Perkins & Jimmy Rogers with Little Mike And The Tornadoes : Genuine Blues Legends album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Pinetop Perkins & Jimmy Rogers with Little Mike And The Tornadoes : Genuine Blues Legends
Blues 2015

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PINETOP PERKINS Chicago Boogie Blues Piano Man album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Chicago Boogie Blues Piano Man
Boogie Woogie Piano 1986
PINETOP PERKINS Live At 85! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live At 85!
Blues 1999
PINETOP PERKINS Live At Antone's Vol. 1 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live At Antone's Vol. 1
Blues 2000
PINETOP PERKINS On the 88’s : Live in Chicago album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
On the 88’s : Live in Chicago
Blues 2007

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