When did Little Walter die?

As Muddy Waters told Paul Oliver during the 1960s in Conversation With the Blues, “He’s real tough, Little Walter, and he’s had it hard. Got a slug in his leg right now!” Walter’s street-hardened behavior resulted in his death, at his home, on February 15, 1968, from a blood clot sustained during a street fight.

Coronary thrombosis

Also, is Little Walter still alive? Deceased (1930–1968)

Keeping this in consideration, did Little Walter die in muddy waters House?

As Muddy Waters told Paul Oliver during the 1960s in Conversation With the Blues, “He’s real tough, Little Walter, and he’s had it hard. Got a slug in his leg right now!” Walter‘s street-hardened behavior resulted in his death, at his home, on February 15, 1968, from a blood clot sustained during a street fight.

Where did Little Walter live?

Walter was raised in Rapides Parish, Louisiana, where he taught himself to play the harmonica. By the age of 12 he had quit school and left rural Louisiana to travel, working odd jobs on the road, and busking across America.

How did Leonard Chess die?

Heart attack

Where is Muddywaters house?

The Mississippi Blues Trail has a marker at the site of Muddy Waters’ house on Stovall Farm, just outside Clarksdale, Mississippi. The actual house that Muddy Waters lived in is no longer at this site; it has been moved to the Delta Blues Museum in Clarksdale.

Did Little Walter have any kids?

Marion Diaz Reacco Daughter

What type harmonica did little Walter play?

Little Walter joined Muddy Waters’s band in 1948, and by 1950 he was playing acoustic (unamplified) harmonica on Waters’s recordings for Chess Records.

What was Muddy Waters real name?

McKinley Morganfield

How old is Lil Walter?

37 years (1930–1968)

Who is Muddy Waters son?

Mud Morganfield Big Bill Morganfield

What was muddy waters famous for?

McKinley Morganfield (April 4, 1913 – April 30, 1983), known professionally as Muddy Waters, was an American blues singer-songwriter and musician who is often cited as the “father of modern Chicago blues”, and an important figure on the post-war blues scene.

What kind of guitar did Muddy Waters play?

Gibson Les Paul

Who played harmonica for Muddy Waters?

Mississippi blues harp player James Cotton was certainly considered lucky for the break he got joining Muddy Waters’ band in the late 1950s, taking over a spot previously held by such venerated harmonica whizzes as Little Walter and Junior Wells.

Who was Walter in Cadillac Records?

The film stars Adrien Brody as Leonard Chess, Cedric the Entertainer as Willie Dixon, Mos Def as Chuck Berry, Columbus Short as Little Walter, Jeffrey Wright as Muddy Waters, Eamonn Walker as Howlin’ Wolf, and Beyoncé as Etta James.

Who was Muddy Waters wife?

Marva Jean Brooks m. 1979–1983 Mabel Berry m. 1932–1935 Geneva Morganfield m. ?–1973

Where did Walter die?

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Is the movie Cadillac Records true?

“Cadillac Records” is a story about Chess Records. But it is not THE story of the Chicago label that helped birth both electric blues and rock ‘n’ roll. – There were two Chess brothers who ran the label, Leonard and Phil. But you won’t learn that from the movie.