Phillip Walker

Vocals, guitar

Place of Birth:  February 11, 1937    Welsh, LA

Place of Death:  July 22, 2010    Palm Springs, CA

Place of Burial: Evergreen Cemetery

                        204 North Evergreen Avenue

                        Los Angeles, CA 90033

Has Marker:  Yes

Grave Location:  Unknown



The Bottom Of The Top, Playboy Records (PB 118)

Some Day You'll Have These Blues, Joliet Records (6001)

Tough As I Want To Be, Rounder Records (2038)

Blues, Hightone Records (HT 8013)

Working Girl Blues, Black Top Records (BT 1117)

I Got A Sweet Tooth, Black Top Records (CD BT-1146)

Live In Paris, Gilkey Records (no #)

Going Back Home, Delta Groove Productions Inc. (DGPCD115)

Lonesome Sundown & Phillip Walker, LA to L.A., Rounder Records (2037)

Phillip Walker and Otis Grand, Big Blues From Texas, JSP Records (JSPCD 248)

Lonnie Brooks/Long John Hunter/Phillip Walker, Lone Star Shootout, Alligator Records (ALCD 4866)



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Piper, Julian. Blues From The Bayou: The Rhythms of Baton Rouge. Gretna, LA: Pelican Publishing, 2017.

Santelli, Robert. The Big Book Of Blues. New York: Penguin Books, 2001 (revised).

Wood, Roger and James Fraher. Down in Houston. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2003.

_______ and James Fraher. Texas Zydeco. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2006.

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