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Live at the Knickerbocker 2014 Re-Mix by Walter Horton

Live at the Knickerbocker 2014 Re-Mix by Walter Horton

Biography

Born: April 6, 1918 in Horn Lake, MS

Genre: Blues

Years Active: ’30s, ’40s, ’50s, ’60s, ’70s, ’80s

Big Walter Horton, sometimes known as Shakey Walter Horton, is one of the most influential blues harmonica players of all time, and a particular pioneer in the field of amplified harmonica. He isn’t as widely known as his fellow Chicago blues pioneers Little Walter and Sonny Boy Williamson II, due mostly to the fact that, as a rather shy, quiet individual, he never had much taste for leading his own bands or recording sessions. But his style was utterly distinctive, marked by an enormous, horn-like…

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