Legendary blues drummer SAM CARR has died at a nursing home in Clarksdale, Mississsippi.
The 83 year old died on Monday (21Sep09) of congestive heart failure, according to reports.
A revered session man, Carr backed blues greats like Sonny Boy Williamson and Buddy Guy. He was considered by many one of the best blues drummers in America.
He started his career performing with his father, Robert Nighthawk.