It's bad, you know Oh bugger and dammit: BBC: Delta bluesman R L Burnside dies Mississippi bluesman R L Burnside, a guitarist who only found fame late in life, has died, aged 78. If you get the chance, listen to RL's fabulous album Come On In—particularly track 3, Let My Baby Ride. You won't regret it. By Richard Carter A fat, bearded chap with a Charles Darwin fixation. View all of Richard Carter's posts.