Fans are in mourning following the death of legendary guitar player and singer Edward Harrington — best known by his stage name Eddy Clearwater. News regarding his passing was released over the weekend.
According to the Chicago Sun-Times, the famous music artist died of heart failure in his Illinois hometown. He was 83 years old at the time.
Clearwater, who received a Grammy nomination in 2003, is best-known for his work in the Chicago blues music scene, but he previously performed gospel music. His music career took off in the early 1950s and he performed almost all the way up until his death.
Some of his top albums include “The Chief” (1980), “Rock ‘n’ Roll City” (2003), and “Soul Funky” (2014).
He was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in 2016 for his many contributions to blues music.
Clearwater leaves behind his wife Renee and six children, reported Page Six. He will be deeply missed by his fans and family.
Please keep Eddy Clearwater’s friends, family, and loved ones in your prayers during this difficult time. May God bring them peace and comfort.
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