Another blues singer has been called back home.
The music world was rocked yesterday when Michael Burks passed away suddenly. A press release stated:
Guitarist, vocalist, songwriter Michael "Iron Man" Burks died in Atlanta on Sunday, May 6, 2012. He was 54.He was returning from a tour of Europe and collapsed at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. He was rushed to South Fulton Medical Center where he could not be revived. The preliminary diagnosis is a heart attack.
Burks was enjoying an oustanding year with nominations at the International Blues Awards. He was also scheduled as one of the featured acts at the Canal Bank Shuffle 2012 edition. He will be missed.
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