I came across this fab film while surfing around the YouTube. It’s a documentary about the friendship and musical partnership between blues great Champion Jack Dupree and a guitarist from Denmark named Kenn Lending. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did. I’m… Read More
What an odd coincidence. Tuffy P and I have been watching the TV show Sneaky Pete, and this afternoon when I did a little surfing around the YouTube machine, I came up with Champion Jack Dupree and King Curtis performing a song called Sneaky Pete… Read More
Champion Jack Dupree. You have to have a lot of confidence to call yourself Champion.
Champion Jack Dupree….Diggin’ my Potatoes Cabbage Greens….
…doesn’t mean it’s not a good time for a little Boogie-Woogie. Let’s take it down to the Chicken Shack with Champion Jack Dupree. Sorry I couldn’t find the Christmas music… Merry Christmas Everyone
I feel like hearing some boogie-woogie piano. Here at 27th Street, we like all kinds of folk music. Here’s an old clip featuring Jane Vasey with Peter Appleyard and Downchild at Albert’s Hall in Toronto Champion Jack Dupree Meade Lux Lewis
I hadn’t realized until tonight how well recorded this tune is. I’m familiar with the Wynonie Harrie version, so let’s start there…. Here’s Buster Poindexter (AKA David Johansen) Bull Moose Jackson answers the question with his recording I know who threw the whiskey in the… Read More
There are countless versions and variations of this tune. One Scotch, One Bourbon, One beer is Drinking Song #32 in our little list. It was written by Rudy Toombs for Amos Milburn, who recorded it in 1953. Since then it’s been recorded by John Lee… Read More
Champion Jack Dupree: “When you open up a piano, you see freedom. Nobody can play the white keys and don’t play the black keys. You got to mix all these keys together to make harmony. And that’s what the whole world needs: Harmony.”