Junior Walker

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Birthday
14, 1931
Birthplace
Arkansas
Death Date
Nov 23, 1995 (64)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
14, 1931
Birthplace
Arkansas
Death Date
Nov 23, 1995 (64)

About

Singer and saxophonist who recorded chart-topping R&B hits like "Shotgun" as the leader of Junior Walker & the All Stars. The song was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2002.

Before Fame

He formed his first band, The Jumping Jacks, at age fourteen.

Trivia

His music has been featured on the soundtracks to films like Tapeheads and Desperately Seeking Susan.

Family Life

His birth name is Autry DeWalt Mixon, Jr.

Associated With

He and the All Stars were signed to their first record label by Harvey Fuqua in the early 60's.