Bikers asked to give a Kentucky music legend a legendary final farewell
LOUISVILLE, Ken. (BIKER DAD) — Motorcycles make a kind of music of their own. And that’s exactly what the familly of a Kentucky music legend wants to hear at his funeral. They are asking riders to roll out to remember Booker Washington “Sonny” Sitgraves Jr.. He died on Jan. 14 at the age of 84.
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The local news posted about his passing. Sitrgraves was a drummer who sat in with some of the most famous blues musicians of all time while he worked in Chicago. Stars like Howlin’ Wolf, Buster Benton and John Littlejohn WRDB reports. He retired back to Louisville where also played with more local blues groups.
His funeral is Wednesday and his daugther is asking bikers to roll out to Genesis United Methodist Church in the Shawnee neighborhood to take him on his “last ride” around 1:15 p.m.