Pinetop Perkins has passed away. Pinetop Perkins just won a Grammy at the age of 97 in Feb 2011. Pinetop Perkins was one of the last old school bluesmen who has played with Muddy Waters, Jerry Lewis, and his latest Willie “Big Eyes” Smith. He was on the King Biscuit Time radio show, toured with Ike Turner.. Th9is bluesman has done it all. He was a regular fixture in the Austin blues clubs and had over 20 gigs booked for this year and was discussing another album. at the age of 97 !
RIP Pinetop Perkins !