Tag Archives: Johnny Cash

Today’s Music: Stephen Foster, Champion Jack Dupree, Bill Withers

Born on the Fourth of July: Composer Stephen Foster in 1826 (d. 1864)… Blues pianist Champion Jack Dupree in 1910 (d. 1992)… And the great Bill Withers in 1938…

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Today’s Music: Johnny Cash Imitating Elvis

More weirdness here in video form. (BTW, Johnny claimed he was actually imitating Elvis impersonators.)

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Music: Pinetop Perkins Friday

Mississippi bluesman Pinetop (b. Joseph William) Perkins played piano with every big name in the blues at one time or another, from Sonny Boy Williamson during the Great Depression to Earl Hooker in the ’50s to Muddy Waters in the … Continue reading

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