Country Boy Eddie Burns Wiki – Country Boy Eddie Burns Biography
Well-known television personality Gordon Edwards Burns, also known as Country Boy Eddie Burns, passed away on January 13 at the age of 92. Gordon’s family did not disclose the cause, but said he was at his residence in Warrior, Alabama, when he died. His statement read: Country Boy Eddie Burns leaves behind his son Doyle and three grandchildren.
Country boy Eddie Burns leaves behind his son Doyle and three grandchildren. Gordon Edwards Burns gained recognition over the years as the host of the Country Boy Eddie Show on WBRC-TV. Radio personality TJ Armstrong expressed his pain on Facebook, writing that he had interviewed many celebrities, but Gordon was his favorite.
Country Boy Eddie Burns Age
Country Boy Eddie Burns was 90 years old.
Country Boy Eddie Burns Cause of Death
Armstrong also mentioned that Burns always promoted local talent and went on to say: TJ said that in one of his interviews, Eddie had asked him if he had time to sleep considering he was busy all day. TJ responded by saying that he was live for a few hours and the rest was prerecorded. Also, TJ added that he edited her interview and was happy to hear how it sounded.
He said that his listeners also told him that parts of his show were pre-recorded and mentioned: Born December 13, 1930, Country Boy Eddie Burns developed an interest in radio shows at the age of 10. He bought a violin when he was 13 years old and trained himself to play it.
He performed with the band Happy Hal Burns on the Crossroads Variety Show on WBRC-AM and later toured with the band. He worked with a psychological warfare unit during the Korean War and sang on the Armed Forces Studio Network in Korea, Japan and Hawaii. Gordon then joined WILD-AM as a disc jockey for program director Warren Musgrove.
He later worked for WLBS-AM, WLPH-AM, and a water park in Waterfalls USA. He performed at over 500 live events and later formed his own band which first performed on the Tom York Morning Show on WBRC-TV.
Gordon was primarily known as the host of the Country Boy Eddie Show, which aired on around 100 stations. Burns announced his retirement in December 1993 and was awarded the Alabama Music Hall of Fame’s 2001 Media Award. He resided in Blount County with his wife Edwina and his son Doyle . Edwina passed away in 2016.