Tuesday, March 22, 2011

RIP Pinetop Perkins

Switched to playing piano after an angry woman swung a blade at him and cut the tendons in his arm and he couldn't play guitar no more. Played blues with Sonny Boy Williamson, Muddy Waters, B.B. King. Ate cheeseburgers and smoked till the day he died at age 97.

Chicago Sun-Times obit

Chicago Tribune obit

Youtube - Got My Mojo Working

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