MICHAEL BURKS

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Michael Burks (July 30, 1957 – May 6, 2012) was an American electric blues and soul blues guitarist, singer and songwriter. He is best known for his tracks, "Everybody's Got Their Hand Out", "I Smell Smoke" and "Hard Come, Easy Go", and variously worked with Johnnie Taylor, O. V. Wright, and Marquise Knox. He was the son of the bassist, Frederick Burks.

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Guitarist/vocalist/songwriter Michael "Iron Man" Burks was a modern-day blues hero. His "Iron Man" moniker was born from his hours-long, intensely physical performances, his fearsome guitar attack and his tough, smoky vocals. It also came from the thousands of miles a year he personally logged behind the wheel of his touring van. His fiery music was driven by an intense, blue collar work ethic that won him a rabid worldwide fan base. Between his blistering guitar sound-which could at any moment become sweetly melodic-and his live charisma, Burks earned
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MICHAEL BURKS From The Inside Out album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
From The Inside Out
Blues 1999
MICHAEL BURKS Make It Rain album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Make It Rain
Blues 2001
MICHAEL BURKS I Smell Smoke album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
I Smell Smoke
Blues 2003
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Iron Man
Blues 2008
MICHAEL BURKS Show Of Strength album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Show Of Strength
Blues 2012

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