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January Blues Festival - Little Walter

Hosted by the Consul of the London Southern European Lifestyle Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Thu 16 Jan 19:30 - 23:00

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January Blues Festival & the Little Walter Foundation, Chicago presents

A Celebration of the life and music of LITTLE WALTER

featuring BILLY BRANCH & THE SONS OF BLUES

+ special guest: MARION DIAZ REACCO (Little Walter's Daughter)

+ support: GILES ROBSON BAND

"The King of All Post-War Blues Harpists" - Bill Dahl
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American blues musician, singer-songwriter Little Walter started out as a part of the Muddy Waters Band between Protected content . Upon going solo Little Walter achieved a slew of hits such as "Juke", "My Babe", "Boom, Boom Out Go The Lights" and more. His band through this time featured Junior Wells, Robert "Junior" Lockwood, Freddie Robinson and even Albert Ayler & Ray Charles on some occasions. Little Walter toured the UK in Protected content The Rolling Stones and once again in Protected content part of the 'American Folk Blues Festival' before sadly passing away in Protected content .