Ladies Man

Ladies Man

by Pinetop PerkinsPinetop Perkins


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Pianist Pinetop Perkins has first-class blues credentials, chief among them his longtime association with Muddy Waters. (Perkins replaced the illustrious Otis Spann in Waters's band.) Ladies Man finds the still-perky stylist alongside a bevy of female singers and instrumentalists including Deborah Coleman, Susan Tedeschi, Madeline Peyroux, Marcia Ball, Odetta, and Ruth Brown. The guests acquit themselves with honors, obviously delighted to be in the company of this living link to the classic Chicago blues era. Not to slight the featured male players who contribute to the success of the project: guitarists Jimmy Vivino and Elvin Bishop (on “How Long”) and drummer and harmonica player Willie “Big Eyes” Smith. Perkins himself delivers some good-natured vocals on a few tracks, including the Leiber and Stoller classic “Kansas City.”

Product Details

Release Date: 08/24/2004
Label: M.C. Records
UPC: 0607735005326
catalogNumber: 53
Rank: 116702

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Pinetop Perkins   Primary Artist,Piano,Vocals
Marcia Ball   Piano
Odetta   Vocals
Elvin Bishop   Slide Guitar
Ruth Brown   Vocals
Willie Smith   Drums
Ron Perry   Bass
Ann Rabson   Piano
Willie "Big Eyes" Smith   Harmonica,Drums,Background Vocals
Angela Strehli   Vocals
Bob Stroger   Bass,Bass Guitar,Background Vocals
Brad Vickers   Bass
Jimmy Vivino   Guitar
Madeleine Peyroux   Guitar,Vocals
Deborah Coleman   Guitar,Vocals
Jerry Vivino   Saxophone
Susan Tedeschi   Guitar,Vocals
Lisa Otey   Piano
Kenny Smith   Drums
Mark Carpentieri   Drums
Miss Carmen Getit   Guitar,Background Vocals

Technical Credits

Marcia Ball   Contributor
Big Bill Broonzy   Composer
Leroy Carr   Composer
Ivory Joe Hunter   Composer
Jerry Leiber   Composer
Ahmet Ertegun   Composer
McKinley Morganfield   Composer
Pinetop Perkins   Composer,Engineering
Ann Rabson   Contributor
Angela Strehli   Composer
Mike Stoller   Composer
Phil Leadbetter   Composer
Harry Van Walls   Composer
Catherine Carpentieri   Executive Producer
Mark Carpentieri   Producer,Liner Notes,Executive Producer,Audio Production

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