American Blues singer Otis rush died at the age of 84 years

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich in fotobanka. Archival photoAmerican Blues singer Otis rush died at the age of 84 years© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich the image Bank

American Blues singer and guitarist Otis rush died on the 85th year of life, reported on the official website of the musician.

According to his wife, rush died on Saturday, September 29, from complications after a stroke he suffered in 2003. Family rush was asked to maintain confidentiality, noting that details will be informed later.

As writes the edition of Rolling Stone, his first record, «I can’t quit you, baby» (I Can’t Quit You Baby), taken in 1956, reached sixth on the Oricon chart «rhythms & Blues» edition of the Billboard and brought him to international recognition.

Feature of the game rush was that he, a Lefty, played on the «right guitar» and it was affecting the sound.