Harvey Fuqua of
Motown Hitsville U.S.A owned a
record Label, Anna Record's and Harvey's
Bristol,brought the band
Jr Walker and the all stars to
Harvey's attention: with Tony Washington on Drums, Autrey DeWalt
(aka) Jr. Walker on sax and vocals, Victor Thomas on organ and
Willie Woods on guitar. Harvey Fuqua signed the Band to his
Harvey label in 1961 the band started Recording on the Harvey
label in 1961 and in 1962 Harvey closed his label's and Harvey
Fuqua brought his Artists including the band with him to Motown
Records. They Started Recording in 1962 with Motown Records
Harvey Fuqua Became a song writer and a Executive at Motown. The
90s sadly brought the untimley death of Autrey DeWalt (aka) Jr.
Walker and the death of Willie Woods. Victor Thomas and Tony
Washington united with Acklee King and Kenny Walker on November
28, 2010 Sadly brought the passing of Victor Thomas. Band
Members Tony Washington and Acklee King are still Keeping the
Music Alive. The Band has worked side by side with Harvey Fuqua
Throughout 48 years of making Music and tell the Sad death of
Harvey Fuqua in 2010. In 2002 the Band was inducted into the
Grammy Hall of Fame. 'The
Ultimate Motown Party Band' know worldwide as Jr Walkers Allstar
Band will present to you a spectacular live performances of
unforgettable non-stop foot-stomping hits that guarantee to
everyone will be on their feet within minutes "Jr Walkers
Allstar Band " whose 1965 sax drievn #1 hit "Shotgun"
catapulted them to instant fame with its unmistakable soulful
groove that shaped the the backbone of Detroits "Motown Sound".
Still, Jr Walkers "Allstar Band" is very much alive and coming
your way ... soon ...