Video: Billy Boy Arnold – Remembering Little Walter

Posted on: Monday, Aug 12, 2013

NEW BILLY BOY ARNOLD VIDEO FROM LIVE LITTLE WALTER TRIBUTE

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On December 6th, five of the finest harmonica players on the current blues scene – Billy Boy ArnoldCharlie MusselwhiteMark HummelSugar Ray Norcia,and James Harman – gathered to pay tribute to harp virtuoso and innovator Little Walter Jacobs.  All are featured on the tribute recording entitled Remembering Little Walter.

Blind Pig Records has just released another in a series of videos from that memorable evening – Billy Boy Arnold’s performance of Little Walter’s “You’re So Fine.”  To watch the video, please click HERE.

Arnold, who knew and was friends with Little Walter in Chicago, said, “He was miles ahead of all the other harp players on the scene. No one could touch him. He was creative, innovative, and spontaneous. Little Walter is still the top and most influential harp player that ever played.”

Billy Boy is accompanied in performance by Little Charlie Baty on guitar, Nathan James on guitar, June Core on drums and RW Grigsby on upright bass.

For more info and sound samples from Remembering Little Walter, please click HERE.

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