He died on November 23, 1995 in Battle Creek, Michigan at the age of 64. They were one of the Motown signature acts in the 1960s. 1996 Nothin' But Soul (The Singles 1962-1983) 1994 Rainbow Funk. Soul Masters: Shotgun. The single was one of Jr. Walker's most successful releases, becoming a hit on both the R&B and pop singles charts. Album Moody Jr. Way Back Home (vocal) Lyrics [Verse 1] Oh, there's good 'n bad things about the South, boy Stream songs including "Shotgun (Extended Stereo Mix 2005)", "Shake and Fingerpop" and more. They remained active on the charts through to 1972, disbanding in 1979. The only Motown instrumentalist to make recordings under his own name, Junior Walker scored a number of hits between 1965 and 1970. If Junior Walker had thought he could foresee his professional course, then Motown had found a way to catch him off guard. Discover all Jr. Walker & the All Stars's music connections, watch videos, listen to music, discuss and download. The musical guest is Jr. Walker & The All-Stars. When I listen to his sax even now, I have to move to that rousing beat and I'm in my 60s. All the singles and albums of JUNIOR WALKER & THE ALL-STARS, peak chart positions, career stats, week-by-week chart runs and latest news. Der Song hielt sich 12 Wochen in den … Feel free to contribute! They remained active on … Album Nothin’ But Soul (The Singles 1962-1983) Home Cookin’ Lyrics. No surprises, no new twists. That year heralded another unexpected turn. After a series of boogie-able party tunes, it was, perhaps, time to dribble syrup into the frying pan. But surviving Motown originals Thomas and Washington and musicians like saxophonist Kenny Walker and percussionist Acklee King have known not to give it up as part of "Jr Walkers Allstar Band" (note the official, legal name without some punctuation). (http://www.soullyoldies.com/jr-walker-and-the-all-stars.html). Reportedly, as time went on, he had trouble with not only performing, but also walking. So what did he do for the next decade? Junior Walker wasn't enthused about the ballad "What Does It Take (to Win Your Love)" himself. Too bad, too sad if they ever decide to honor them when they are gone. Album Description. Having gigged in upper Indiana and lower Michigan, Walker settled down in the latter state. Print instantly, or sync to our free PC, web and mobile apps. I need home, home cookin', yeah! Product #: MN0074864. Diskografie Alben This Compilation ℗ 2008 Motown Records, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc. 01-01-2008 The Definitive Collection. They remained active on the charts through to 1972, disbanding in 1979. This is a USA auction only. With his trusty tenor saxophone, Junior Walker blew through high school and nearby R&B and jazz clubs with the Jumping Jacks. Junior Walker And The All Stars Read more about this and other GRAMMYs news at GRAMMY.com A new version of Last.fm is available, to keep everything running smoothly, please reload the site. Junior Walker & The All Stars: Der erfolgreichste Song von Junior Walker & The All Stars in UK war "(I'm A) Road Runner". All the singles and albums of JUNIOR WALKER & THE ALL-STARS, peak chart positions, career stats, week-by-week chart runs and latest news. Fangen Sie sofort zu singen an mit unserem Online-Karaoke. Featuring his dynamic tenor All the photos in my auctions are of the exact item you are bidding on Jr Walker & the All Stars Nothin' But Soul The Singles 1962 - 1983 2 CD Set Used Both Discs and Artwork are Clean Hard to Find Free First Class shipping anywhere in US I don't ship International Get me payment within two weeks of auction end. His group, Junior Walker & the All Stars, were signed to the Motown label in the 1960s, He was inspired to take up the saxophone by the jump blues and R&B bands he heard in the early 50s. R&B saxophonist best known for his several instrumental hits for Motown in the'60s with his band the All-Stars. Those were the '80s and '90s. Let us know what you think of the Last.fm website. Jr. Walker & The All Stars Pop Chart #31 Aug 10 1968 Soul Records #35048 Album: Junior Walker & The All Stars Transcriber: Awcantor@aol.com. What he did second-best (if singing didn't count): He walked, or rather, roamed the globe, touring with his All Stars or his own junior, Autry DeWalt III, on drums. In 1969 the #92 song in the charts was What Does it Take (To Win Your Love) by Junior Walker & The All-Stars. Singen Sie alle Titel bekannt durch Junior Walker & the All Stars mit den Liedtexten auf KaraFun. They were one of the Motown signature acts in the 1960s. The Supremes. Junior Walker is credited as Musician, Junior Walker & the All Stars band, inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2002. In 2010, the remaining member of the classic All Stars, organist Vic Thomas passed away. Though he'd continued to insert vocals on his records, he didn't want to really, you know, carry a sweet tune! Junior Walker & The All-Stars's songs: Listen to songs by Junior Walker & The All-Stars on Myspace, Stream Free Online Music by Junior Walker & The All-Stars Junior Walker & The All Stars. It was written and composed by Walker and produced by Berry Gordy Jr. and Lawrence Horn. Walker’s style became progressively more lyrical in the late 60s, a development that reached its peak on the 1969 US Top 5 hit, ‘What Does It Take (To Win Your Love)?’ This also marked the pinnacle of his commercial success, as subsequent attempts to repeat the winning formula were met with growing public indifference, and from 1972 onwards the All Stars recorded only sporadically. Discover all Jr. Walker & the All Stars's music connections, watch videos, listen to music, discuss and download. 1971 Moody Jr. 1971 A Gasssss. Jr. Walker & the All Stars - Samples, Covers and Remixes on WhoSampled. Jr. Walker & The All Stars was an American soul band led by saxophonist Junior Walker. Walker was either born Autry DeWalt II or re-christened such following an earlier name, Oscar G. Mixon, on June 14, 1931. It reached number one on the U.S. R&B Singles chart for four non-consecutive weeks and peaked at number four on the Billboard Hot 100 on the week ending 3 April 1965. Shotgun:Junior Walker And The All Stars. Martha Reeves & The Vandellas. (For the band's mainly Motown discography, click here.) R/B singer and musician, born in Blytheville, Arkansas, also known as Autry DeWalt Mixon. Junior Walker and the All Stars (counterclockwise - Junior Walker, Victor Thomas, Willie Woods and James Grave. Originally "The Rhythm Rockers," 1965 saw the release of their signature hit "Shotgun". Javascript is required to view shouts on this page. The single was one of Jr. Walker's most successful releases, becoming a hit on both the R&B and pop singles charts. Jr. Walker & The All Stars were a down-home, blues-and-rhythm counterpoint to the upwardly mobile, commercial polish that was Motown’s trademark of the 1960s. The 2008 single disc compilation "Junior Walker and the All Stars: The Definitive Collection" offers up a total of 18 of the groups biggest and best hits. Although he mastered the crawl and the toddle, "Junior Walker" got that moniker not from frequent roaming but from his father, Roosevelt Walker. Get Jr. Walker & the All Stars setlists - view them, share them, discuss them with other Jr. Walker & the All Stars fans for free on setlist.fm! Graves went lickety-split in '66. Walker re-formed the All Stars in the 1980s. We don’t have any upcoming events for this artist right now. Late-1950s Battle Creek was the birthplace of what would officially be known as Jr. Walker and the All Stars: Woods, organist Vic Thomas, and Tony Washington on drums. After the rotating door of sidemen got its first spin, Junior Walker took the lead and served as the axis of what would become his signature band. Pieces like "Gotta Hold on to This Feeling" and "Hip City, Pt. Walker 's squealing gutbucket style was inspired by jump blues and early R&B, particularly players like Louis Jordan… But that didn't delay its fading Pop-ularity in the 1970s. Fun Music Information-> Junior Walker And The All-Stars. There is no host. Jacket is still in most of the shrink wrap, name on back; Vinyl has a few light surface marks. "What Does It Take (To Win Your Love)" is a 1968 song that was a 1969 hit single by Jr. Walker & The All Stars. On April 11, 1981, Walker was the musical guest … Rousing beat and I 'm in my 60s, after his family moved Blytheville! 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