Pinetop Perkins

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A journeyman blues pianist who was prominent in the development of a modern boogie woogie style.
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Year Album Artist
2017 The Collection 1937-1952 Robert Nighthawk Piano
2015 Boston Music Hall, February 26, 1977: WBCN-FM James Cotton / Muddy Waters / Johnny Winter Guitar
2015 Genuine Blues Legends Pinetop Perkins Primary Artist
2014 True to the Blues: The Johnny Winter Story Johnny Winter Piano
2013 The Sun Blues Box: Blues, R&B and Gospel Music in Memphis Primary Artist
2012 Heaven Pinetop Perkins Primary Artist, Piano, Vocals
2012 How Long? Pinetop Perkins Primary Artist, Piano, Composer
2012 Screamin' and Cryin' the Blues Muddy Waters Piano
2012 Topcat Records 20th Anniversary Extravaganza Piano
2010 Blow Blues Blow Muddy Waters Piano
2010 Blues Harmonica Giant: Classic Sides 1951-1956 Big Walter Horton / Walter "Shakey" Horton Piano
2010 Harmonica Blues Bob Corritore Piano, Vocals
2010 Joined at the Hip Pinetop Perkins / Willie "Big Eyes" Smith Primary Artist, Vocals, Piano
2009 Blues Six Pack Pinetop Perkins Primary Artist
2009 Blues Woman Fiona Boyes Guest Artist, Vocals, Piano
2009 Finger in Your Eye Big Pete Pearson Piano
2009 The Definitive Buddy Guy Buddy Guy Piano, Primary Artist
2009 The Johnny Winter Anthology Johnny Winter Piano
2008 Pinetop Perkins & Friends Pinetop Perkins Primary Artist, Arranger, Vocals, Piano
2008 Roots 'n' Blues: Scorchin' Blues Johnny Winter Piano
2008 Shakin' In Chicago Thaddeus Rex Piano
2007 10 Days Out: Blues From the Backroads Kenny Wayne Shepherd Main Personnel, Primary Artist
2007 6 Blues Giants Live, Vol. 2 [6 Discs] Piano
2007 Blues on the Rocks, Vol. 3 Primary Artist
2007 Born in the Honey Pinetop Perkins Primary Artist, Piano
2007 Breakin' It Up & Breakin' It Down Muddy Waters Additional Personnel, Vocals, Piano
2007 Chicago Blues Piano, Vol. 2 Barrelhouse Chuck Composer
2007 Hot Blues from a Cold Place The Blue Ice Band / Chicago Beau / Pinetop Perkins Primary Artist
2007 Last of the Great Mississippi Delta Bluesmen: Live in Dallas David "Honeyboy" Edwards / Robert Lockwood / Jr. / Pinetop Perkins Primary Artist, Vocals, Piano
2007 Live on Tour Muddy Waters Piano
2007 Maximum Mojo-Electro-Fi Records 10th Anniversary Collection Primary Artist
2007 Nothin But the Blues/White, Hot and Blue Johnny Winter Main Personnel, Piano
2007 On the 88's: Live in Chicago Pinetop Perkins Primary Artist, Piano
2006 American Music: The Hightone Records Story [Box Set] Vocals, Piano, Primary Artist
2006 Blind Pig Records 30th Anniversary Collection Primary Artist
2006 Can't Quit the Blues Buddy Guy Main Personnel, Piano
2006 Hoochie Coochie Mannish Boy: On the Road 1971-73 Muddy Waters Main Personnel, Piano
2006 Live [DVD] Muddy Waters Piano
2006 Memphis Blues [JSP] Primary Artist
2006 Road Dog's Holiday George Kilby Jr. Piano
2006 The Best of the M.C. Records Years 1999-2005 Odetta Guest Artist, Piano
2006 Time Brings About a Change... A Floyd Dixon Celebration Floyd Dixon Vocals, Piano, Primary Artist
2006 Way Back Willie "Big Eyes" Smith Main Personnel, Piano
2005 All Night Long: Live! Muddy Waters Main Personnel, Piano
2005 Blues Interlude Primary Artist
2005 Classic Concerts [DVD] Muddy Waters Piano
2005 Max Attack [95 North] David Maxwell Guest Artist, Main Personnel, Piano
2005 On Top [95 North] Pinetop Perkins Primary Artist, Vocals, Piano, Composer
2005 Prowling With the Nighthawk Robert Nighthawk Piano
2005 Screamin' and Cryin': Live in Warsaw 1976 Muddy Waters Vocals, Piano
2005 Sweet Lovin' Ol' Soul Maria Muldaur Piano, Primary Artist
2005 The Collection: Hard Again/I'm Ready/King Bee Muddy Waters Piano, Personnel
2004 Bar Room Blues: A 12-Track Program Piano
2004 Ladies Man Pinetop Perkins Primary Artist, Main Personnel, Vocals, Piano, Recording, Composer
2004 Messin' with the Blues Muddy Waters Piano
2004 Muddy "Mississippi" Waters Live/King Bee Muddy Waters Piano
2003 All Blues'd Up: Songs of Eric Clapton Primary Artist
2003 All-Star Blues Jam Bob Margolin Guest Artist, Piano
2003 Blues Guitar: The Chief and Age Sessions 1959-1963 Earl Hooker Piano
2003 Blues Story [Shout! Factory] Primary Artist
2003 Crucial Chicago Blues Primary Artist
2003 Le Blues 1925-1952 Piano
2003 Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues: Muddy Waters Muddy Waters Piano
2003 Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues: Piano Blues Primary Artist
2003 Max Attack [Blue Max] David Maxwell Piano, Primary Artist
2003 Sun Records: Ultimate Blues Collection Composer, Primary Artist
2003 The Complete Hightone Sessions Pinetop Perkins Primary Artist, Vocals, Piano, Piano (Electric), Composer
2003 The Best of M.C. Records 1996-2002 Piano
2002 8 Hands on 88 Keys: Chicago Blues Piano Masters Vocals, Primary Artist
2002 A Salute to the Delta Blues Masters Vocals, Piano, Primary Artist
2002 Americana Roots Songbook: Modern Blues Primary Artist
2002 Black and Blue, Vol. 1 Primary Artist
2002 Blues [2002] Primary Artist
2002 Boogie Woogie Masters [Black & Blue 2002] Piano, Primary Artist
2002 Celebrating 20 Years of the Festival International de Jazz de Montreal: 1980-2000 Piano
2002 Deluxe Edition Koko Taylor Guest Artist, Piano
2002 Eric Clapton: This Ain't No Tribute Series-All Blues Vocals, Piano, Primary Artist
2002 Essential and Rare Blues Grooves Piano
2002 Hoochie Coochie Man In Montreal Muddy Waters Guest Artist
2002 Monday Mornings Blues Primary Artist
2002 Pinetop Is Just Top Pinetop Perkins Primary Artist
2002 Raw Blues, Vol. 3 Primary Artist
2002 Santa's Got Mojo Piano
2002 Snooky Pryor & His Mississippi Wrecking Crew Snooky Pryor Guest Artist, Vocals, Piano
2002 Special Swing Dance Primary Artist
2002 Sun Records 50th Anniversary Box Composer, Primary Artist
2002 Sweet Emotion: The Songs of Aerosmith [Import] Performer, Primary Artist
2002 The Last Waltz [Box Set] The Band Piano, Vocals
2002 The Memphis Barbecue Sessions Big Jack Johnson / Kim Wilson Guest Artist, Piano, Primary Artist
2001 Blind Pig Records' 25th Anniversary Collection Performer, Primary Artist
2001 Blues for the Midnight Hour Primary Artist
2001 Hellhound on My Trail: Songs of Robert Johnson Vocals, Piano, Primary Artist
2001 Journeyman Blues Muddy Waters Guest Artist, Piano, Primary Artist
2001 Raisin' Sand: Chicago Blues, Vol. 2 Piano
2001 Ramblin' Mind Big Bill Morganfield Guest Artist, Piano
2001 Sun Records: 25 Blues Classics Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
2001 Sweet Emotion: The Songs of Aerosmith Primary Artist
2001 Yonder Come the Blues Vocals, Piano
2000 A Salute to the Chicago Blues Masters Piano
2000 Back on Top Pinetop Perkins Primary Artist
2000 Blues Guitar Heaven [2 Discs] Piano
2000 Cliff's Picks Performer, Primary Artist
2000 Dealin' With the Devil: Songs of Robert Johnson Vocals, Piano, Primary Artist
2000 Forever Gold: The Best of the Blues Performer, Primary Artist
2000 Live at Antone's, Vol. 1 Pinetop Perkins Primary Artist, Vocals, Piano, Composer
2000 Mojo: The Best of Muddy Waters Live! 1971-1976 Muddy Waters Guest Artist, Piano
2000 Shades of Blue: Earth Born Piano, Primary Artist
2000 Telarc's Got More Blues Vocals, Piano, Primary Artist
2000 The Sun Blues Years Performer, Primary Artist
2000 Windy City Blues Muddy Waters Guest Artist
1999 All-Star Blues Sessions Bob Corritore Guest Artist, Piano
1999 Baby Please Don't Go Muddy Waters Piano
1999 Blue Power: Song of Eric Clapton, This Ain't No Tribute Performer, Primary Artist
1999 Blues Power: Songs of Eric Clapton Vocals, Piano, Performer, Primary Artist
1999 Blues Quest Vocals, Piano, Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1999 Blues Routes: Heroes & Tricksters Piano, Performer, Primary Artist
1999 Earwig 20th Anniversary Collection Piano
1999 From Mississippi to Chicago Piano, Performer, Primary Artist
1999 In Concert: 1971 Muddy Waters Guest Artist
1999 Live Recordings 1965-1973 Muddy Waters Guest Artist, Piano
1999 Live at 85 Pinetop Perkins Primary Artist, Vocals, Piano
1999 Loud, Fast & Out of Control: The Wild Sounds of the '50s [Box] Composer
1999 Nothin' But the Blues, Vol. 1 Piano
1999 Rising Son Big Bill Morganfield Guest Artist, Piano
1999 Telarc's We Got the Blues Performer, Primary Artist
1999 The Lost Tapes Muddy Waters Guest Artist, Piano
1999 This Ain't No Tribute Blues Cube Vocals, Piano, Primary Artist
1998 Blues Guitar Heaven, Vol. 2 Piano
1998 Blues Power, Vol. 1: Wolf Records Presents the Best.. Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1998 Chicago Blues Session, Vol. 12 John Brim Vocals, Piano, Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1998 Down in Mississippi Pinetop Perkins Primary Artist, Vocals, Guitar, Piano
1998 Legends Pinetop Perkins Primary Artist, Main Personnel, Vocals, Piano
1998 Smooth Slidin' Earl Hooker Piano
1998 The Best of Chicago Blues, Vol. 3 Piano
1998 The Best of Slide Guitar Piano
1998 The Moon Is Rising Earl Hooker Guest Artist, Piano
1997 Arhoolie Presents American Masters, Vol. 8: 15 Piano Blues & Boogie Classics Piano, Performer, Primary Artist
1997 Blind Pig Records: 20th Anniversary Collection Performer, Primary Artist
1997 Born in the Delta Pinetop Perkins Primary Artist, Vocals, Piano
1997 Chicago Blues Live, Vol. 1 Piano
1997 Essential Blues Piano Performer, Primary Artist
1997 Hard Again/I'm Ready/King Bee Muddy Waters Guest Artist, Piano
1997 House of Blues: Essential Chicago Blues Performer, Primary Artist
1997 Juke Box R&B Composer
1997 Livin' in the House of Blues: Smokey Blues Performer, Primary Artist
1997 The Aristocrat of the Blues: The Best of Aristocrat Records Piano
1997 Up & In Bob Margolin Guest Artist, Piano
1997 You Gonna Miss Me (When I'm Dead & Gone) Muddy Waters Tribute Band Vocals, Piano
1996 A Celebration of Blues: Chicago Blues Vocals, Piano, Performer, Primary Artist
1996 A Celebration of Blues: Great Blues Harp Piano
1996 A Celebration of Blues: Great Blues Piano Vocals, Piano, Performer, Primary Artist
1996 A Celebration of Blues: Great Blues Piano/Great Blues Harp Vocals, Piano, Performer, Primary Artist
1996 A Celebration of Blues: The Great Singers/Chicago Blues Vocals, Piano, Performer, Primary Artist
1996 Antone's 20th Anniversary Arranger, Vocals, Piano, Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1996 Back Home to Clarksdale Reunion Blues Band Vocals, Piano
1996 Blues Legend Pinetop Perkins Primary Artist, Vocals, Guitar, Piano
1996 Eye to Eye Ronnie Earl / Calvin "Fuzz" Jones / Pinetop Perkins / Willie "Big Eyes" Smith Primary Artist, Vocals, Piano, Performer, Composer
1996 Hoodoo Man Blues Piano, Primary Artist
1996 King Biscuit Blues: The Helena Blues Legacy Piano, Performer, Primary Artist
1996 Let It Pour Performer, Primary Artist
1995 Bag Full of Blues Willie "Big Eyes" Smith Guest Artist, Piano
1995 Best of Piano Blues Piano, Primary Artist
1995 Earwig 16th Anniversary Sampler Piano
1995 Feelin' the Blues [Blues Legends] Performer, Primary Artist
1995 Got My Mojo Workin' Pinetop Perkins Primary Artist, Vocals, Guitar, Piano
1995 I'm Ready Live! Muddy Waters Piano
1995 In Your Eyes Sugar Blue Guest Artist, Piano, Composer
1995 Live Top Pinetop Perkins Primary Artist, Vocals, Piano
1995 Nothin' But the Blues [Delta 1] Piano
1995 Rollin' & Tumblin' Piano
1995 The Story of the Blues [CBS/Columbia] Piano
1995 Top of the Blues Tony O. Blues Band Guest Artist, Piano
1995 With the Blue Ice Band Pinetop Perkins Primary Artist, Vocals, Guitar, Piano, Composer
1994 A Rock N' Roll Collection Johnny Winter Piano
1994 In This Mess Up to My Chest Snooky Pryor Guest Artist, Piano
1993 Blues Masters, Vol. 9: Postmodern Blues Piano, Organ
1993 I Am the Blues Big Daddy Kinsey Guest Artist, Piano, Vocals (Background)
1993 Portrait of a Delta Bluesman Pinetop Perkins Primary Artist, Vocals, Guitar, Piano, Composer
1993 The Alligator Records 20th Anniversary Tour Performer
1992 Antone's Women: Bringing You the Best in Blues Piano
1992 Blues Sky Muddy Waters Piano
1992 Evidence Blues Sampler Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1992 Mississippi Masala Vocals, Primary Artist
1992 Payday Little Mike & the Tornadoes Vocals, Piano
1992 Pinetop's Boogie Woogie Pinetop Perkins Primary Artist, Vocals, Piano, Composer
1992 Scorchin' Blues Johnny Winter Piano
1992 The Very Best of Buddy Guy Buddy Guy Piano
1992 Too Cool to Move Snooky Pryor Guest Artist, Piano
1991 Antone's 10th Anniversary Anthology, Vol. 2 Vocals, Piano, Performer, Primary Artist
1991 Atlantic Blues [Box] Piano
1991 Mighty Long Time James Cotton Guest Artist, Piano
1991 The Alligator Records 20th Anniversary Collection Performer, Primary Artist
1991 Travelin' Light Zora Young Piano
1990 Antone's - Bringing You the Best in Blues Piano
1990 Blow It 'Till You Like It: Memphis Harmonica 1951-1954 Piano
1990 Chicago Blues Bob Margolin Piano
1990 Guitar Player Presents Legends of Guitar: Electric Blues, Vol. 1 Piano
1990 Heart Attack Little Mike & the Tornadoes Guest Artist, Vocals, Piano
1990 Ludella Jimmy Rogers Piano
1990 Prime Chops: Blind Pig Sampler Piano, Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1990 The Chess Box Muddy Waters Guest Artist, Multi Instruments
1989 Artificial Horizon Tim Perkis Engineer, Computers
1988 After Hours Pinetop Perkins Primary Artist, Vocals, Piano, Composer
1988 Backtrack The Nighthawks Guest Artist, Vocals, Piano, Performer, Primary Artist
1988 Live at Antone's Nightclub James Cotton Guest Artist, Piano
1987 Take Me Back James Cotton Blues Band Piano
1986 Antone's 10th Anniversary Anthology, Vol. 1 Vocals, Piano, Performer, Primary Artist
1986 Atlantic Blues: Chicago Piano
1985 Bad Situation Big Daddy Kinsey & The Kinsey Report Guest Artist, Piano
1985 Out of the Blue [Rykodisc] Piano
1984 High Compression James Cotton / James Cotton Blues Band Piano, Primary Artist
1983 Change My Blues Hip Linkchain Guest Artist, Piano
1983 Jacks & Kings 'Full House The Nighthawks Vocals, Piano
1983 Let's Go to Town Big Leon Brooks Guest Artist, Piano
1983 Red Hot 'n' Blue The Legendary Blues Band Guest Artist, Vocals, Piano
1982 Best of the Nighthawks The Nighthawks Vocals, Piano
1982 Drinkin' TNT 'n' Smokin' Dynamite Buddy Guy / Junior Wells Guest Artist, Piano
1981 King Bee Muddy Waters Guest Artist, Main Personnel, Piano
1981 Life of Ease The Legendary Blues Band Guest Artist, Piano
1980 Living Chicago Blues, Vol. 4 Piano
197? Raw Unpolluted Soul Willie Williams Piano
1979 Muddy "Mississippi" Waters Live Muddy Waters Piano
1978 Brian Elliot Brian Elliot Horn
1978 I'm Ready Muddy Waters Main Personnel, Piano
1978 Living Chicago Blues, Vol. 2 Vocals, Piano, Performer, Primary Artist
1978 Love-A-Thon Vernon Burch Sax (Tenor), Sax (Baritone)
1978 The Earthshaker Koko Taylor Keyboards
1978 The Last Waltz The Band Keyboards, Piano, Vocals
1977 Angelle Angelle Horn
1977 Chess Blues Masters Muddy Waters Piano
1977 Hard Again Muddy Waters Guest Artist, Main Personnel, Piano
1977 Jacks & Kings The Nighthawks Guest Artist, Composer, Arranger, Vocals, Piano
1977 Nothin' But the Blues Johnny Winter Piano
1976 Boogie Woogie King Pinetop Perkins Primary Artist, Vocals, Piano, Composer
1976 Lickin' Gravy George "Wild Child" Butler Guest Artist, Piano
1976 Live in Switzerland 1976 Muddy Waters Vocals, Piano
1976 Luther's Blues [Evidence] Luther "Guitar Junior" Johnson Piano
1976 Open All Nite The Nighthawks Guest Artist, Vocals, Piano
1975 Atlanta Twelve String Blind Willie McTell Composer
1975 The Muddy Waters Woodstock Album Muddy Waters Vocals, Piano
1974 Blues, Boogie Woogie Piano Duets & Solos Erwin Helfer Composer
1974 London Revisited Muddy Waters Piano
1974 Unk in Funk Muddy Waters Piano
1973 Can't Get No Grindin' Muddy Waters Keyboards
1973 Last Night Carey Bell Keyboards
1972 Ups & Downs Louis Charles Robinson Piano
1971 Muddy Waters: Live (At Mr. Kelly's) Muddy Waters Guest Artist, Piano
1970 Back in the Good Old Days Muddy Waters Piano
1970 Drop Down Mama Piano
1970 Goin' Home: Live in Paris 1970 Muddy Waters Piano
1970 Good News Muddy Waters Piano
1970 They Call Me Muddy Waters Muddy Waters Guest Artist, Piano
1969 Carey Bell's Blues Harp Carey Bell Piano, Keyboards
1969 Sail On Muddy Waters Guest Artist, Piano
1969 The Johnny Winter Story Johnny Winter Piano
1969 Two Bugs and a Roach Earl Hooker Piano
1967 Brass and the Blues Muddy Waters Organ
1960 The Best of the Blues Singers, Vol. 1 Piano
Blind Pig Records 40th Anniversary Collection Primary Artist
Blues Calling Barrelhouse Chuck Composer
Chicago Blues [Excelsior] Performer, Primary Artist
Great Blues Piano Performer, Primary Artist
Memories Of My Trip Chris Barber Piano
Rooster Clay Swafford Quotation Author
The Blues Effect, Vol. 2: 100 Essential Tracks Primary Artist
The Bluesmasters, Vol. 2 Piano
The Lollipop Blues Collection Piano, Primary Artist
The Story of Piano Blues: From the Country to the City Piano, Primary Artist, Vocals