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Little Walter (1930–1968)

Little Walter was born on May 1, 1930 in Markville, Louisiana, USA as Marion Walter Jacobs. He died on February 15, 1968 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. See full bio »

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Lone Star
Lone Star Soundtrack
Hearts in Atlantis
Hearts in Atlantis Soundtrack
Cadillac Records
Cadillac Records Soundtrack
Bad Grandpa
Bad Grandpa Soundtrack


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 2015/I Life (performer: "Off the Wall") / (writer: "Off the Wall")
 2013 Bad Grandpa (performer: "My Babe")
  Fringe (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Snakehead (2009) ... (performer: "Juke (Single)" - uncredited) / (writer: "Juke (Single)" - uncredited)
 2008 Cadillac Records (performer: "Last Night") / (writer: "Juke", "Last Night" - as Walter Jacobs)
 2008 The Wire (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Took (2008) ... (performer: "My Babe")
 2007 Family Meeting (Documentary) (writer: "I Got to Go" - as Walter Jacobs)
  The Blues (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2003) (writer - 1 episode, 2003)
- Godfathers and Sons (2003) ... (performer: "Key to the Highway", "Juke") / (writer: "Juke")
 2003 Gaz Bar Blues (performer: "Sad Hours") / (writer: "Sad Hours")
 2001 Hearts in Atlantis (performer: "Everything's Gonna Be Alright" (1959)) / (writer: "Everything's Gonna Be Alright" (1959) - as Walter Jacobs)
 1996 Lone Star (performer: "Boogie") / (writer: "Boogie", "I'm Blue and Lonsome" - as Little Walter Jacobs)
 1989 The Delinquents (performer: "My Babe")
 1978 Killer of Sheep (performer: "Mean Old World") / (writer: "Mean Old World")
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 1967 Vidocq (TV Series)
Le cornet à piston
- La baraque aux 36 étoiles (1967) ... Le cornet à piston
 1955 Red Riding Hood (TV Movie)
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 1964 The Beat Room (TV Series)
- Episode #1.17 (1964) ... Himself
 1964 Ready, Steady, Go! (TV Series)
- Episode #2.4 (1964) ... Himself
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 2008 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (TV Special)

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Other Works:

Single: "Juke". NOTE: Reached #1 on the US R&B charts. See more »

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In the early 1950s he was part of a Chicago jazz group called The Aces (aka The Nightcats, The Jukes). See more »

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