Loud and Proud: R.L. Burnside, 1926–2005

Boston Phoenix | September 16, 2005
Rural Burnside began recording in 1967 when musicologist George Mitchell visited his North Mississippi home to make field recordings. He stopped last December, when a heart attack robbed him of his vitality. On Sept. 1, he died.

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