The Legendary Gip’s Place

May 15, 2018

Join me in this podcast episode of The Radio Vagabond where I travel to Alabama and visit the Gip’s Place in Bessemer, Alabama. I also met 97-year old Henry “Gip” Gipson.

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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