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Walter Horton (II) (1917–1981)

Walter Horton--also known as Big Walter Horton and "Shakey" Horton--was born in Horn Lake, MS, in 1917. At an early age he and his mother moved to Memphis, TN, A harmonica virtuoso, he performed there with the Memphis Jug Band and even recorded with them. He played wherever he could, from street corners in Memphis to dances and parties all over ... See full bio »

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The Blues Brothers Tampa Pete
Lisa Soundtrack


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 2009 Chicago Overcoat (performer: "Have A Good Time" - as Big Walter Horton) / (writer: "Have A Good Time" - as Walter Horton)
 2008 The Yellow Handkerchief (performer: "My Black Mare" - as Big Walter Horton)
 1996 Heaven's Prisoners (performer: "Good Moanin' Blues" - as Walter 'Shakey' Horton)
 1989 Lisa (performer: "Little Boy Blues" - as Walter 'Mumbles' Horton) / (writer: "Little Boy Blues")
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 1980 The Blues Brothers
Tampa Pete

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Album: "Big Walter Horton with Carey Bell" (Alligator Records). See more »

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Also known as Big Walter Horton, Shakey Horton.

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