Michael “Iron Man” Burks July 30th 1957-May 6th 2012

7 May

MICHAEL “IRON MAN” BURKS, JULY 30, 1957 – MAY 6, 2012


From Alligator Records…..(Two Time Quincy Blues Fest Headliner) Guitarist, vocalist, songwriter Michael “Iron Man” Burks died in Atlanta on Sunday, May 6, 2012. He was 54 years old. 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 for cause of death was a heart attack. More information will follow as it becomes available…

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