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Pinetop Perkins

He admittedly wasn’t the originator from the seminal piano piece “Pinetop’s Boogie Woogie,” but from the safe and sound bet that more folks associate it currently with Pinetop Perkins than with the person who devised it to begin with, Clarence “Pinetop” Smith. Though it seems as if he was around …

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Boyd Gilmore

b. 12 June 1910, Belzoni, Mississippi, USA, d. 23 Dec 1976, Fresno, California, USA. A guitarist, although apparently not recorded therefore, and an exuberant vocalist, Gilmore documented for Contemporary in 1952 with Ike Turner on piano and Wayne Scott Jnr. on acoustic guitar; Scott was an early on victim of …

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