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Eddie 'Guitar' Burns

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02/08/1928
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Years Active: 
1948-present
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Eddie "Guitar" Burns is an American Detroit blues guitarist, harmonica player, singer and songwriter. His career has spanned seven decades, and in terms of Detroit bluesmen, Burns is deemed second only in stature to John Lee Hooker. Billed at times as Big Daddy, Little Eddie, or Big Ed, Burns performed regularly in Detroit nightclubs, but had to supplement his earnings by working as a mechanic.