Wikipedia : This day ( December 25, 1949), in San Francisco, California, is born Joe Louis Walker an American electric blues guitarist and singer.
Official Web Site : Born in San Francisco (on Christmas Day 1949 and now based in Westchester, New York, he was part of the Bay area blues scene in his early teens, and by the time he was 16. In 1985, he came back to the blues, fronting a new band he called The Bosstalkers, ands making the first of five albums for the Hightone label, before signing to PolyGram’s Verve/Gitanes label, for who he recorded another six albums.
@Facebook : Blues Revue calls Walker “one of contemporary blues’ most dynamic and innovative musicians, releasing consistently exciting music. No matter what he’s singing, Walker’s approach is soulful, heartfelt and spellbinding.”
@last.fm : Joe Louis Walker is a walking encyclopedia of blues history, and blues vocal and guitar styles.