GIP’S – Last Alabama Juke

Henry GIP Gipson lived to a healthy age of 99 still performing at the time.. One of a Kind – Gip (as a younger man) played with John Lee Hooker, blew harp, told amazing stories, played guitar and ran his GIP’S PLACE in Bessemer ALABAMA .. Always Remembered R.I.P.

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dscn8262-2Henry GIP GIPSON

GIP’S PLACE

dscn8224-2Interview w. GIP GIPSON Written by: Shein Die PHOTOGRAPHS by SHEIN DIE ~   American Blues Scene Magazine ran an article on Henry Gip Gipson and his juke -like Gip’s Place in January of 2011. It g…

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  1. Mike

    Mr. Gip was a legend. I always stopped by his place if I was anywhere close to Bessemer on a Saturday night. The last time I was there was one of the last times he was there, and he was gracious and humble to the end. He will be truly missed and with him came the end of an era in Alabama. Good to see a post from you old friend!

    -Mike

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