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Walter "Shakey" Horton
Birth: Apr. 6, 1918
Horn Lake
Mississippi, USA
Death: Dec. 8, 1981
Chicago
Illinois, USA

Walter "Shakey" Horton, blues harmonica player also know as "Big Walter" so he would not be confused with "Little Walter" Jacobs. He served a long tenure as a session player for Chess Records during the 1950s appearing on recordings of Otis Rush, Muddy Waters, Jimmie Rogers and many others. During the 1960s he backed such artists a Tampa Red and "Big Mama" Thornton before finishing his career as a member of Willie Dixon's Blues All Stars. 
 
Burial:
Restvale Cemetery
Alsip
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Section J-1, Lot 39, Gr. 5
 
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Record added: Dec 13, 1998
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