Pinetop Perkins RIP

He made appearances in blues clubs alone or in a trio, often sporting a homburg, one foot stomping to the beat – although never on Sundays.

\”I ask the Lord, please forgive me for the stuff I done trying to make a nickel,\” he told the Tribune.

1 thought on “Pinetop Perkins RIP”

  1. surely one small inaccuracy in there…if he wrote a song for Pinetop Smith, he must have been very young. Mr Smith was dead in 1929, I believe, without checking.

    Tim adds: Pinetop Smith wrote it, Pinetop Perkins picked it up after hes death, indeed, his “name” came from his association with the earlier’s song.

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