In the course of his life
, he stepped into the ring as a Golden Gloves boxer, marched alongside Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Washington DC and even fell victim to southern racism. It would not be until decades later as a mechanic
that a customer
would ask Gordon Burt Jr
to play a song on his guitar.
In addition to receiving a recording deal
Dr. G.B. Burt
continues to live in Alabama, but also enjoys his dream of performing on stage
- an ambition that stretched as far back as the 1950s.