R. Reese Fuller

So long, Snooks

by R. Reese Fuller

SnooksEaglin2006.jpg Snooks Eaglin at Rock 'n Bowl in New Orleans on May 5, 2006

photo courtesy of Masahiro Sumori

Yesterday, New Orlans R&B guitarist Snooks Eaglin passed away. He was 72 years old.

Eaglin had checked into Ochsner Medical Center last week and went into cardiac arrest on Tuesday.

Read Keith Spera's "New Orleans guitarist Snooks Eaglin dies at 72." And check out this video of Eaglin giving George Porter Jr. his homework at Rock 'n Bowl.