Pinetop Perkins - Quotes

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I grew up hard. I picked cotton and plowed with the mule and fixed the cars and played with the guitar and the piano.

I grew up hard. I picked cotton and plowed with the mule and fixed the cars and played with the guitar and the piano.

I play any piano with a good tune. ---->>>

I play blues old-timey style. ---->>>

I taught myself off records, Memphis Slim, them old piano players, then added to it. Yeah, hard and loud, beat it to pieces. ---->>>

What I learned I learned on my own. I didn't have much school. Three years. ---->>>

What little family I got is in Mississippi. A whole lot of them died before I left, and my sister died a long time ago, before my mama did. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 07-07, 1913
Birthplace:
Die: 03-21, 2011
Occupation: Musician

Joseph William "Pinetop" Perkins (July 7, 1913 – March 21, 2011) was an American blues pianist. He played with some of the most influential blues and rock-and-roll performers of his time and received numerous honors, including a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and induction into the Blues Hall of Fame (wikipedia)