LITTLE WALTER

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Little Walter was a blues singer and harmonica virtuoso, one of the most influential harmonica improvisers of the late 20th century.

orn in Louisiana in 1930, Little Walter played in Muddy Waters's band, and after his 1952 harmonica solo "Juke" became popular, he successfully led his own bands, becoming one of the major figures in postwar Chicago blues. Influenced by guitarists as well as by senior harmonica players, he brought a singular variety of phrasing to the blues harmonica. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2008.

Marion Walter Jacobs, later known as Little Walter, was born in the rural town of Marksville, Louisiana, on May 1, 1930. A musical talent at an early age, he set out north at only 12 years old to seek a new life in New Orleans. After subsequent stops in Tennessee (Memphis) and Missouri (St. Louis), he set down some roots
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LITTLE WALTER Little Walter & Otis Rush ‎: Live In Chicago album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Little Walter & Otis Rush ‎: Live In Chicago
Blues 1982

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LITTLE WALTER The Best Of Little Walter album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Best Of Little Walter
Blues 1957
LITTLE WALTER Quarter To Twelve album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Quarter To Twelve
Blues 1969
LITTLE WALTER Hate To See You Go album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hate To See You Go
Blues 1969
LITTLE WALTER Thunderbird album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Thunderbird
Blues 1971
LITTLE WALTER The Complete Checker Singles As & Bs 1952-1960 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Complete Checker Singles As & Bs 1952-1960
Blues 2016

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