Great Minds: Joe Louis Walker, Musician, Singer, Songwriter, Producer

Joe Louis Walker, Musician, Singer, Songwriter, Producer

Blues legend Joe Louis Walker joins Great Minds this week to discuss his music, his extraordinary career, and his many influences.

Chapters:

  • 00:17 – 05:56 – The intersection of blues and gospel
  • 06:10 – 11:13 – Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding, and Sam Cooke
  • 11:14 – 14:39 – The bridges to the past
  • 14:40 – 17:24 – The intersection of politics and art
  • 17:24 – 22:11 – His friendship with Mike Bloomfield
  • 22:18 – 28:12 – The Great Muddy Waters
  • 28:19 – 33:21 – What led him to discovering the blues?
  • 33:21 – 35:34 – How did things change for him?
  • 35:34 – 42:51 – Working with some of the blues greats
  • 42:51 – 46:25 – Willie Dixon
  • 46:25 – 49:48 – About his latest album
  • 49:48 – 53:11 – Joe on playing in New York City

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