DEATH / OBITUARIES : Little Charlie Baty has died, according to a statement posted online on March. 6, 2020.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.
Sad news from Bruce Iglauer of Alligator Records regarding Little Charlie Baty’s passing. RIP Charlie, we love you!! pic.twitter.com/IjZoXwOwYy
Sad day for family, friends & fans of master guitarist Charlie Baty, seen here with Anson Funderburgh during our Golden State Lone Star Blues Revue Friends of the Blues Show 6-23-16 Revue members were Charles Baty, Anson Funderburgh, Mark Hummel, R.W. Grigsby & Wes Starr. pic.twitter.com/hqmz4TX9Zt
— Friends Of The Blues (@FriendsOfBlues) March 7, 2020
Rest in peace, Little Charlie, Charles Baty. A True Blues icon, and my dear friend for 35 years. He let me sit in, he was kind, he played on my record, and he remembered everything we ever talked about. He was a fantastic musician and a tremendous gentleman. No words. pic.twitter.com/dA5kD7rF0n
— El Grande Azul (@BigCouture) March 7, 2020
Bad day for losing great musicians. First McCoy Tyner…now word that Charlie Baty, founding member of Little Charlie and the Nightcats, and great guitarist had a heart attack and died today. Great player. Solo here starts at :53 RIP Charlie https://t.co/MrSj5C4jdt
— John Heidt (@Mr_FYI10) March 7, 2020