Junior Walker

    Junior Walker Radio

    • Junior Walker Radio

    Junior Walker

    Popular On

      Songs

      This artist doesn't have any tracks.

      About

      Biography

      Motown's skilled but mostly anonymous instrumentalists very rarely stepped out on their own. The lone exception to the rule was tenor saxman Junior Walker, whose rough-and-ready, old-school R&B was a marked contrast with the label's typically smooth, polished product. Walker's squealing gutbucket style was inspired by jump blues and early R&B, particularly players like Louis Jordan, Earl Bostic, and Illinois Jacquet. Possessed of a raspy, untrained voice, Walker's singing noneth... Read more

      Chat About Junior Walker