Friday, March 20, 2009

EDDIE BO, R.I.P.



FROM THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, NEW ORLEANS

Singer-pianist Edwin Joseph Bocage, known to fans and those in the New Orleans music industry simply as Eddie Bo, died Wednesday of a heart attack. He was 79.

Bocage's death was confirmed Friday by his close friend and booking agent, Karen Hamilton.

Hamilton said Bocage had a "sudden, massive heart attack" while out of town Wednesday.

2 comments:

doctorj2u said...

Oh no!!!!! Another New Orleans legend is gone! R.I.P. Eddie.

NOLA tunes said...

We have lost so many New Orleans music legends this year alone. RIP Eddie, you'll be missed!