SHOW 21: OCT 09-16, 2015
JOE LOUIS WALKER
Joe Louis Walker has been referred to as one of the greatest bluesmen of his generation and holds an international reputation as one of the blues’ most prolific and talented stars. After graduating college with a double major in English and Music from San Francisco State University, he spent the next 40 years trailblazing the progressive contemporary blues movement and earning international fame from his critically acclaimed recordings (24). A former roommate of Michael Bloomfield; JLW has been inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame, performed three times at the White House, appeared on Grammy-Winning records by B.B. King and James Cotton and won numerous distinguished awards while also earning a mind-blowing 52 blues award nominations.