Speckled Red (October 23, 1892 - January 2, 1973) was born Rufus Perryman in Monroe, Louisiana. He was an American boogie woogie piano player and singer most noted for his recordings of "The Dirty Dozens", legendary exchanges of insults and vulgar remarks that have long been a part of African-American folklore. Speckled Red was the older brother of Piano Red. Both men were albinos. The brothers were separated by almost a generation and never recorded together. Speckled Red played a smooth boogie woogie style, while Piano Red played a simpler, more intense, rock and roll style.