Eric “Guitar” Davis Was Brutally Murdered Dec 19,2013
“Blues guitarist Eric “Guitar” Davis, son of drumming great Bobby “Top Hat” Davis, was killed early Thursday morning in a double-shooting in Chicago’s South Side. He was 41.
He was found behind the wheel of a car and was pronounced dead at the scene at 6:07 a.m., the Chicago Tribune reports. Davis is said to have spent the evening at Kingston Mines blues club in Lincoln Park in the hours before the shooting.
Davis was a fixture of the local blues circuit and his calendar featured a trio of upcoming concerts booked at the Beale on Broadway in St Louis, Missouri, including a New Year’s Eve gig.”