Perkins is featured on the excellent Smithsonian Folkways CD Blues Routes.
Have you ever played around with creating your own colorful blues or jazz name? Google "blues name generator" and try a few and report back your results if you like. On two tries, mine were Palmer "Jazzy Stretch" Blackwell and Boney Back Lee. Not too shabby!Muddy Waters, Speckled Red, Sunnyland Slim, Robert Nighthawk, Louisiana Red, Furry Lewis, Howlin' Wolf, Lightnin' Hopkins, Blind Boy Fuller, Cow Cow Davenport, David Honeyboy Edwards, Catfish Keith, Buckwheat Zydeco, Kokomo Arnold, Barbeque Bob