Don Shipps



Age: 51


Summary: blues musician and bass player who was the founder of the Titanic Blues Band, a staple at Midwestern U.S. blues and jazz festivals for more than 10 years, whose band was scheduled to hold a live recording session the evening of July 23.



Cause of Death: House fire


Born: August 22, 1952


Died: July 23, 2004


Location: Springfield, Missouri