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As the year 2012 comes to end across the the world and the new year begins we’d like to take a moment and honor those that we lost over the last year. We were forced to say goodbye to Michael, Donald, Etta and Cody but the memories will remain.
As a final gift to us all, “Iron Man” Burks has left a fine statement of who he is and what he stood for. Every ounce of playing on this album is a cut above the rest, and every note is right where it should be.
Diamond-hard blues-rock…fierce, original, beautiful guitar and an exquisite growl of a voice…powerhouse blues that strikes like a hammer blow. –Billboard
Going into its 7th year this Friday, June 22 at Music City Theater in Linden, the 2012 T-Bone Walker Blues Fest continues a powerful tradition for charity!
Michael “Iron Man” Burks, the incredible Arkansas blues master who’s attacking guitar style was one of the most powerful in the industry, has passed away.
Alligator’s new album, spearheaded by Tommy Castro, is a commanding live album that is packed to the brim with shockingly large talents such as Trampled Under Foot, Janiva Magness & Joe Louis Walker.