GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN – LITTLE WALTER by Todd Beebe The Blues have always been rightfully proud to boast great musicians for numerous instruments, such as vocalists, guitarists, and certainl…
If you’re fascinated by the blues harp, we suggest you take a few minutes and go through our small presentation, complete with the best harmonica songs.
Here's the man to thank for the sound of the harmonica as we know it. We're talking about Little Walter Jacobs, whose innovation was that he put the harmonica and the microphone together in his cupped hands.
Little Walter & Bukka White in Europe – 1967 (Photo by Jean-Pierre Loloir)
The late Little Walter came into this world to forever expand the boundaries of the blues harmonica. His stirring use of tone, phrasing, and dynamics is to this day unequalled.
An entry from ROOTS N BLUES
Marion ‘Little Walter’ Jacobs
Little Walter, my favorite blues artist.
Little Walter - Dead Presidents
Little Walter Plays at Theresa’s Lounge in 1965 as Bob Koester of Delmark Records Listens
Little Walter Photo Tribute
Koko Taylor, Sonny Terry, Odie Payne, Little Walter 1967 (Photo by Jean-Paul Lenoir)
Little Walter / Boom, Boom Out Goes the Lights - Little Walter is widely considered as the best ever blues harp performer in the long history of the Blues. Born Marion Walter Jacobs (May 1930 – February