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Sweet Home: June 2012

Sweet Home: June 2012

| May 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

Michael “Iron Man” Burks was the kind of bluesman who endeared everyone to him. If you didn’t fall in love with his gritty vocals and fierce guitar licks, you were captured by his humble charm and hardworking attitude.

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Sweet Home: April 2011

Sweet Home: April 2011

| March 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Iron Man Cometh Blues guitarist Michael Burks earned his “Iron Man” moniker honestly, through non-stop touring and exhaustive shows featuring fiercely intense guitar licks. But there’s a deeper meaning to his nickname. After putting his guitar down for 11 years to support his family, he picked it up again and faced down a dwindling […]

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