Podcast #066 – The Legendary Gip’s Place in Alabama

In this episode, I visit Gip’s Place, the legendary Juke Joint in the small sleepy city, Bessemer in Alabama. Here I meet the 97-year-old Henry “Gip” Gipson.

Gip’s Place has been operating since 1952 and many of the big names of rock and blues have played right here in Gip’s backyard: James Brown, Elvis Presley, John Lee Hooker, Muddy Waters, Keith Richards, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant and many others.

Watch the PBS-documentary about Gip’s Place by clicking here.

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