Little Walter

Little Walter could make his harp sound like a tenor sax; he was instrumental in defining the sound that is now known as Chicago blues harp. Singer, composer, bandleader and peerless harmonica virtuoso, Little Walters music in virtually all its significant details was forged in the crucible of the emerging and maturing postwar Chicago Blues. It was as a member of, and a vital contributor to the Muddy Waters band that Walter was given full rein to stretch his wings, and it is a tribute to Muddy's foresight and generosity of spirit that he early recognized Walter's great talent and allowed him every opportunity and encouragement to develop it.

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Discography

B.B. King B.B. King
guitar, electric
Buddy Guy Buddy Guy
guitar, electric
Howlin' Wolf Howlin' Wolf
vocalist
James Cotton James Cotton
harmonica
Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed
guitar, electric
Junior Wells Junior Wells
harmonica
William Clarke
harmonica

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