R.I.P. RL Burnside

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Juniorkimbrough, Sep 1, 2005.

  1. Juniorkimbrough


    Mar 22, 2005
    Mississippi / Memphis, TN
    Endorsing Artist: Lakland Basses
    heard he passed away this morning at a hospital in Memphis...

    Not a bass player, but one of the best blues musicians ever IMO......nothing like the hill country blues.

    the hills will be weeping tonight R.L.....we'll miss you
  2. bassmonkeee

    bassmonkeee Supporting Member

    Sep 13, 2000
    Decatur, GA
    RL Burnside scared the hell out of me the first time I heard him. After I figured it out, I really liked what I heard.

    RIP. :(
  3. flatwounds


    Apr 22, 2003
    Sydney, Oz
    damn. I'll have to give "going down south" a spin when i get home tonight. I should also buy "ass-pocket full o' whiskey", or some other album on the way home. Any suggestions? Maybe "Burnside on Burnside".