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The complete Chess masters 1950-1967

Little Walter (performer)
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The complete Chess masters 1950-1967

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Title
The complete Chess masters 1950-1967
Performer
Little Walter 1930-1968
Publisher
Geffen, 2009
5 cd's + boekje
Playing time
06:00:33
Note
Limited ed.
EAN
0602517978416
CDR
JAX5481

About Little Walter

Marion Walter Jacobs (May 1, 1930 – February 15, 1968), known as Little Walter, was an American blues musician, singer, and songwriter, whose revolutionary approach to the harmonica and impact on succeeding generations has earned him comparisons to such seminal artists as Django Reinhardt, Charlie Parker and Jimi Hendrix. His virtuosity and musical innovations fundamentally altered many listeners' expectations of what was possible on blues harmonica. He was inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2008, the first and, to date, only artist to be inducted specifically as a harmonica player.

Biography

Early years

Jacobs' date of birth is usually given as May 1, 1930, in Marksville, Louisiana. He was born without a birth certificate and when he applied for a Social Security card in 1940, his birthdate was listed as May 1, 1923 (over the years he oft…Read more on Wikipedia