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Pinetop Perkins: A Grammy Nominee at 91

Bluesman Pinetop Perkins has endured much in his life, including physical injuries, to keep playing his music. Now the 91-year-old pianist has been nominated for a Grammy for his latest CD, Ladies Man. Hear Perkins and NPR's Scott Simon.

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Scott Simon is one of America's most admired writers and broadcasters. He is the host of Weekend Edition Saturday and is one of the hosts of NPR's morning news podcast Up First. He has reported from all fifty states, five continents, and ten wars, from El Salvador to Sarajevo to Afghanistan and Iraq. His books have chronicled character and characters, in war and peace, sports and art, tragedy and comedy.