RIP Cornell DuPree

Louis Erlanger
Tue May 10 11:28:19 EDT 2011

I played on a couple of sessions with Cornell Dupree a long time ago. His
shuffles had so much forward motion I started laughing. It was like being on
a runaway roller coaster, and it proved to me just how incredible he was.
It's no wonder so many of the records he played on were hits.

----- Original Message -----
From: "chuck 249" <hhs249@GMAIL.COM>
Sent: Tuesday, May 10, 2011 5:38 AM
Subject: Re: RIP Cornell DuPree

> That's bad news...but if there is a better place, he is there now.
> Here is the VARIETY obit:
> Not long ago I posted a link to his very fine TEASIN' tune....but he
> literally played on thousands of sessions, earning him the nickname of
> Mr 2500.  I recommend a quick trip to YouTube and take a listen/look
> to King Curtis & The King Pins live version of Memphis Stew....there
> you can watch Cornell add his ingredient to that Stew.
> chuck, in dallas

Archives & web interface:
- To contact the administrator, send an email addressed to:
- To unsubscribe, send a new email addressed to:, with the message: unsubscribe BLUES-L

More information about the Blues-l mailing list