Pinetop Perkins (1913-2011). Delta bluesman continued playing shows at Antone's in his 97th year.

Pinetop Perkins (1913-2011). Delta bluesman continued playing shows at Antone's in his 97th year.

July 7, 1913 - March 21, 2011--Pinetop Perkins began playing blues in the late 1920s, and was widely regarded as one of the best -- and certainly most enduring -- blues pianists. He forged a style that influenced three generations of piano players, and continues to be the yardstick by which great blues pianists are measured.

July 7, 1913 - March 21, 2011--Pinetop Perkins began playing blues in the late 1920s, and was widely regarded as one of the best -- and certainly most enduring -- blues pianists. He forged a style that influenced three generations of piano players, and continues to be the yardstick by which great blues pianists are measured.

Will people ever see this Marc Maron-narrated documentary about Pinetop Perkins, Willie "Big Eyes" Smith and Hubert Sumlin?

Will people ever see this Marc Maron-narrated documentary about Pinetop Perkins, Willie "Big Eyes" Smith and Hubert Sumlin?

Mitch Woods' Boogie Woogie Blowout featuring Pinetop Perkins  ~*~ R.I.P Pinetop. You left us a treasured legacy of your magic. It cannot replace your existence in our lives but be trusted that your presence is etched in our hearts and souls for eternity. ~*~

Mitch Woods' Boogie Woogie Blowout featuring Pinetop Perkins ~*~ R.I.P Pinetop. You left us a treasured legacy of your magic. It cannot replace your existence in our lives but be trusted that your presence is etched in our hearts and souls for eternity. ~*~

Pinetop Perkins © KLRU photo by Scott Newton ~ from Austin City Limits website

Pinetop Perkins © KLRU photo by Scott Newton ~ from Austin City Limits website

Pinetop Perkins Heaven-FullJoseph William Perkins Born	July 7, 1913 Belzoni, Mississippi, United States Died	March 21, 2011 (aged 97) Austin, Texas, United States Genres	Piano blues Boogie-woogie Delta blues Chicago blues

Pinetop Perkins Heaven-FullJoseph William Perkins Born July 7, 1913 Belzoni, Mississippi, United States Died March 21, 2011 (aged 97) Austin, Texas, United States Genres Piano blues Boogie-woogie Delta blues Chicago blues

Tickets & InfoNext Appearance DAVE KEYES BAND Frank Pagano/drums Sue Williams/ bass and Chris Eminizer/ saxophone  Sunday July 23rd 10:30amSunday Blues/ Gospel Brunch Live@The Falcon1348 US-9W Marlboro NY 12542(845) 236-7970Tickets & Info  New York City native keyboardist singer and songwriter Dave Keyes is a 30 year veteran of the Blues Roots and Americana music scene. He has released five highly acclaimed albums under his own name has been named the Best Unsigned Artist by Keyboard…

Tickets & InfoNext Appearance DAVE KEYES BAND Frank Pagano/drums Sue Williams/ bass and Chris Eminizer/ saxophone Sunday July 23rd 10:30amSunday Blues/ Gospel Brunch Live@The Falcon1348 US-9W Marlboro NY 12542(845) 236-7970Tickets & Info New York City native keyboardist singer and songwriter Dave Keyes is a 30 year veteran of the Blues Roots and Americana music scene. He has released five highly acclaimed albums under his own name has been named the Best Unsigned Artist by Keyboard…

Identified as 'Hound Dog' Taylor & Pinetop Perkins.  But I'm not convinced the piano player is Perkins.

Identified as 'Hound Dog' Taylor & Pinetop Perkins. But I'm not convinced the piano player is Perkins.

2003 ♦ Pinetop Perkins (1913 - 2011) - American blues pianist. Perkins played with some of the most influential blues and rock and roll performers in American history and received numerous honors during his lifetime, including a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.

2003 ♦ Pinetop Perkins (1913 - 2011) - American blues pianist. Perkins played with some of the most influential blues and rock and roll performers in American history and received numerous honors during his lifetime, including a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.

Muddy Waters With Pinetop Perkins and Jerry Portnoy. Singing "Champagne and Reefer."

Muddy Waters With Pinetop Perkins and Jerry Portnoy. Singing "Champagne and Reefer."

Pinetop Perkins - Born In The Delta (Full Album)

Pinetop Perkins - Born In The Delta (Full Album)

Pinetop Perkins - Pinetop Perkins: Live at Antone's: Vol. 1

Pinetop Perkins - Pinetop Perkins: Live at Antone's: Vol. 1

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