by Pinetop Perkins


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Pinetop Perkins played piano until he was 97 years old, so this previously unreleased set featuring Perkins relaxed and nimble in both solo and small-combo studio sessions in 1986, when he was a young 73 years old, is really just a drop in the bucket of his long career (which began in 1969 when he replaced Otis Spann as Muddy Waters' piano player). But it is indeed a heavenly drop at that, since Perkins is so obviously comfortable here. Among the highlights are versions of "Sitting on Top of the World," with longtime friend Willie "Big Eyes" Smith on vocals, and "Since I Fell for You," featuring the soulful voice of Otis Clay.

Product Details

Release Date: 04/17/2012
Label: Blind Pig
UPC: 0019148514522
catalogNumber: 485145
Rank: 150314

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Performance Credits

Pinetop Perkins   Primary Artist,Piano,Vocals
Otis Clay   Vocals
Pete DeCoste   Drums
Mike Markowitz   Harmonica
Willie "Big Eyes" Smith   Vocals
Brad Vickers   Bass

Technical Credits

Roosevelt Sykes   Composer
Blaise Barton   Engineer
Edward Chmelewski   Executive Producer
Jerry del Giudice   Producer
Mike Markowitz   Producer
Brandtner   Illustrations
Ann Ronell   Composer
Justin O'Brien   Liner Notes
Willie Perkins   Composer
Woodrow Johnson   Composer
James Lane   Composer

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