Tuesday, March 22, 2011

R.I.P. PINETOP........

The great bluesman, Pinetop Perkins passed away yesterday at the age of 97.  A living legend and one of the last of the original Delta blues musicians, last month he won a Grammy Award for best traditional blues album for "Joined at the Hip: Pinetop Perkins & Willie 'Big Eyes' Smith",  making him the oldest Grammy winner ever. It was the 3rd Grammy awarded him in the past several years (2005 & 2007).  R.I.P. Pinetop

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