Pinetop Perkins

Nuno's North, Austin Texas, June 21, 2008

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Pinetop Perkins (born Joe Willie Perkins; July 7, 1913) is an American blues musician, known for his boogie woogie piano playing style. Perkins has performed with Muddy Waters, Willie "Big Eyes" Smith, Earl Hooker, Hubert Sumlin and many other blues artists. In 2008, Perkins received a Grammy for Best Traditional Blues Album.