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Junior Walker
Original name: Autry Mixon
Birth: Jun. 14, 1931
Death: Nov. 23, 1995

R/B singer and musician, born in Blytheville, Arkansas, also known as Autry DeWalt Mixon. He performing in local clubs calling himself Junior Walker, he later formed a band, Junior Walker and the All Stars. Harvey Fugua (of the Moonglows) signed Junior Walker and the All Stars in 1962 to his label "Harvey" which was taken over by Motown. From 1965 to 1970, Junior Walker and the All Stars scored many hits: Shotgun, How Sweet It Is, Do the Boomerang, (I'm A) Road Runner, Pucker Up Buttercup and many others. It was Audry's who provided the saxophone solo for Foreigner's 1981 hit "Urgent". Junior Walker & The All Stars were the only act to record and perform with their own combo at Motown.. In 1983, Junior Walker and the All Stars recorded their final album, Blow Down the House. (bio by: Babe) 
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Cemetery
Battle Creek
Calhoun County
Michigan, USA
 
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Record added: Jul 30, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 6033
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