Bubba Whoopass Wilson Death

Bubba Whoopass Wilson Death Orlando FL, Famous singer Burton “Burt” Wilson has died

Bubba Whoopass Wilson Orlando FL Death – Bubba Whoopass Wilson, a renowned singer and songwriter has sadly passed away. Bubba Whoopass Wilson of Orlando, Florida also known to many as Burt Wilson was announced dead today, Thursday, the 28th of December 2023. “RIP BUBBA WHOOPASS WILSON.” No cause of death was reported.

Who was Bubba Whoopass Wilson?

Burt “Bubba Whoopass” Wilson, born Donald Burton Wilson Jr., began developing his musical and comedic talents in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. A founding member of the show band Clutch, he toured nationally, and during this period, the character of “Bubba” took shape.

In the 1980s, Burt played a pivotal role in creating musical shows for Showbiz Pizza Place and voiced “Fatz the Gorilla.” Transitioning to the 1990s, he joined “The Hollywood Hi-Tones” and later became an integral part of the Monsters of the Morning radio show in Orlando.

On the Monsters, he assumed the persona of Bubba “Whoopass” Wilson, presenting humorous outlooks on life and contributing over 2,000 original songs. Burt’s dream of releasing a CD of his serious music, titled “Everett,” came true in 2007. The CD quickly sold out and received positive reviews.

In 2012, Burt and Clutch were honored by the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame. True to his roots, Burt entertains at Pat O’Brien’s, Universal CityWalk, Orlando, showcasing his piano skills in Dueling Pianos.

Throughout his life, Burt has remained closely connected to music and laughter, performing in various venues and sharing his life with a wide audience. His genuine enjoyment on stage reflects his heartfelt desire to entertain and bring laughter to his fans, whether on air, on stage, or in person.

Awards

[2013] – International Songwriting Competition
• Semi-finalist in the Comedy/Novelty Song category
[2012] – Louisiana Music Hall of Fame
• Inducted into LMHoF as co-founder and member of Louisiana-based band “Clutch”
[2005, 2006] – Orlando Magazine
• Named by the magazine as their “Person We Would Most Want to be Stuck in an Elevator With” and “Favorite Radio Personality” (out of well-known local people/personalities)
[2003] – John Lennon Songwriting Competition
• Best Runner-Up in Pop Category for original song, “Southern Girl”
[1984] – New Orleans World Fair
• Won 1st place for original song, “Mardi Gras City”

No plans have been announced for Bubba Whoopass Wilson obituary and funeral yet.

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