Big Walter Horton

Big Walter Horton

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Big Walter Horton or Walter "Shakey" Horton (April 6, 1917– December 8, 1981) was an American blues harmonica player. Born Walter Horton in Horn Lake, Mississippi, USA he was playing a harmonica by the time he was five years old. In his early teens, he lived in Memphis, Tennessee and claimed that his earliest recordings were done there in the late 1920s with the Memphis Jug Band, although there is no documentation, and many have since disputed this claim.

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Top Albums

  • Big Walter Horton with Carey Bell
    Big Walter Horton with Carey Bell
  • Harmonica Blues Essentials
    Harmonica Blues Essentials
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    Can't Keep Lovin' You
  • Fine Cuts
    Fine Cuts
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    Mouth Harp Maestro
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    Harmonica Blues Kings

Big Walter Horton. Artist Bio

Big Walter Horton or Walter "Shakey" Horton (April 6, 1917– December 8, 1981) was an American blues harmonica player. Born Walter Horton in Horn Lake, Mississippi, USA he was playing a harmonica by the time he was five years old. In his early teens, he lived in Memphis, Tennessee and claimed that his earliest recordings were done there in the late 1920s with the Memphis Jug Band, although there is no documentation, and many have since disputed this claim.

Read more about Big Walter Horton on Last.fm.


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