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One of the great blues legends has passed.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/eo/20050902/en_music_eo/17287

    Originally posted by the article

    Burnside was considered one of the last great purveyors of North Mississippi hill country blues. He garnered cult-hero status in 1996, when he and his band teamed up with jam rockers the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion for A Ass Pocket of Whiskey, which successfully incorporated punk with the blues.


I promise that it is not my personal quest to make the music section an obituary page. There just seem to be a lot of the greats moving on lately.



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