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Little Walter

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Little Walter (born Marion Walter Jacobs in Marksville, Louisiana; May 1, 1930 - February 15, 1968) was an American singer, harmonica player, and guitarist. Tired of the generic electric guitar blues of the mid-1940s, Little Walter introduced to blues a new sound by simply combining the use of a guitar amp, mic, and a harmonica; a technique used among harmonica musicians to this day. He made his first released recordings in 1947 for Bernard Abram's tiny Ora-Nelle label...

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