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Joe Louis Walker

voc, g, *1949 US, San Francisco
Singer / Musician / Songwriter / Producer of Blues

Joe Louis Walker, also known as JLW (born December 25, 1949) is an American musician, best known as an electric blues guitarist, singer, songwriter and producer. His knowledge of blues history is revealed by his use of older material and playing styles. NPR Music described him as "Powerful, soul-stirring, fierce and gritty...a legendary boundary-pushing icon of modern blues."

  • Vocals
  • Guitar
  • Slide guitar
  • Percussion
  • Steel guitar
  • Blues
  • R&B/Soul
  • Rock
Popular Tracks   
Old Time Used to Be on Blues Comin' On by Joe Louis Walker
Too Drunk To Drive Drunk on Hellfire by Joe Louis Walker
Going To Canada on J.L.W. by Joe Louis Walker
Inner City Man on J.L.W. by Joe Louis Walker
I Won't Do That on Hellfire by Joe Louis Walker
Blues Comin' On on Blues Comin' On by Joe Louis Walker
Hotel California on Eclectic Electric by Joe Louis Walker
Got To Find My Baby on J.L.W. by Joe Louis Walker
On That Powerline on J.L.W. by Joe Louis Walker
Yveline on Preacher And The President by Joe Louis Walker

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Journeys To The Heart Of The BluesJoe Louis Walker ★ Bruce Katz ★ Giles Robson2018Album
The Last Shade Of Blue Before BlackSteve Cropper, Lou Marini And The Blues Brothers Band With Eddie Floyd, Joe Louis Walker, Paul Shaffer, Dr. John, Matt Murphy, Joe Morton2017Album
Live In Long Beach 1997Dave Alvin, Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, Billy Boy Arnold, Joe Louis Walker2015Album
Everybody Wants A PieceJoe Louis Walker2015Album
The Best Of The Stony Plain YearsJoe Louis Walker2014Compil.
Hornet's NestJoe Louis Walker2014Album
HellfireJoe Louis Walker2012Album
Live At Slim's Volumes 1 & 2Joe Louis Walker2012Compil.
4 Blues Guitar MastersLucky Peterson, Joe Louis Walker, Bill Perry, Magic Slim2011Compil.
On The Legendary Rhythm & Blues CruiseJoe Louis Walker2010Album
Between A Rock And The BluesJoe Louis Walker2009Album
UntitledJoe Louis Walker / The Pee Wee Ellis Assembly Feat. Fred Ross, Barbara Luna2009Album
Witness To The BluesJoe Louis Walker2008Album
Playin' DirtyJoe Louis Walker2006Album
New DirectionJoe Louis Walker2004Album
In The MorningJoe Louis Walker2002Album
$he's My Money Maker - The Slide Guitar AlbumJoe Louis Walker2002Album
Guitar BrothersJoe Louis Walker • Otis Grand2002Album
Pasa TiempoJoe Louis Walker2002Album
Silvertone BluesJoe Louis Walker1999Album
Preacher And The PresidentJoe Louis Walker1998Album
Great GuitarsJoe Louis Walker1997Album
Great GuitarsJoe Louis Walker1997Single
Deep In The BluesJames Cotton With Joe Louis Walker And Charlie Haden1996Album
Blues Of The Month ClubJoe Louis Walker1995Album
Blues Of The Month ClubJoe Louis Walker1995Single
JLWJoe Louis Walker1994Album
Blues SurvivorJoe Louis Walker1993Single
Blues SurvivorJoe Louis Walker1993Album
Live At Slim's Volume 2Joe Louis Walker1992Album
Live At Slim's Volume 1Joe Louis Walker1991Album
Blue SoulJoe Louis Walker1989Album
AloneJoe Louis Walker1988Single
The GiftJoe Louis Walker1988Album
Cold Is The NightJoe Louis Walker1986Album
She's My Money Maker - The Slide Guitar AlbumJoe Louis WalkerAlbum
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