Blues musician PHILLIP WALKER has died, aged 73.
The American singer and guitarist passed away from apparent heart failure on Thursday (22Jul10), representatives from his record label have confirmed.
A statement from Delta Groove Productions reads, "It is with deepest sorrow that we report on the sudden and unexpected passing of legendary blues guitarist Phillip Walker. He died of apparent heart failure at 4:30 AM, early Thursday morning, July 22, 2010. He was 73 years old."
Throughout his lengthy career, Walker most notably backed singer Etta James and was known for his 1959 hit single Hello My Darling.