Jr Walker's Allstar Band Booking Agent – Cape Entertainment Agency
Music booking agents for original recording artist Jr Walkers Allstar Band.
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Jr. Walker's Allstar Band

Jr. Walker was born in Blytheville, Arkansas in June 14, 1931 as Oscar G . Mixon. At some point in his early years his name was changed to Autry DeWalt II . . . aka . . . Junior Walker!

Junior grew up in South Bend, Indiana, where he took up saxophone in high school and started his first band "The Jumpin Jacks" combo which consisted of Junior (Sax), Joe Neil [and later Fred Patton] (piano), and Paul Smith (drums). Later Junior joined another group, and they played as a trio in local jazz and R&B clubs such as "Busters" in Niles, Michigan. The group was called Billy "Stix" Nicks and the Rhythm Rockers, run by Billy Nicks. The group at that time consisted of Fred Patton (Piano/Organ), Billy Nicks (drums), and Junior. Eventually Willie Woods joined the group as a background vocalist to makeup the quartet. Woods would soon after, pickup the guitar, and start performing with the group. When Billy Nicks was inducted into the army, Junior continued the group as the Jumpin Jacks. When Junior moved to Battle Creek, Michigan, he took Woods & Patton and formed "The Junior Walker All Stars," consisting of Fred Patton , then later Victor Thomas (on organ), Woods (on Guitar & background vocals), and Tony Washington (on drums). Washington was replaced by Jack Douglas (Drums) but Douglas couldn't cut the session for the Motown hit "Shotgun" (Jack Douglas only performed live performances). The group eventually picked up the drummer that would make all the photo sessions James Graves! While playing the local club circuit the following year the group was spotted by Johnny Bristol. Bristol recommended them to Harvey Fuqua, who signed them to his own Harvey label. Fuqua's Tri-Phi and Harvey labels were taken over by Motown Records in 1963, and Junior Walker and the All-Stars began recording for the subsidiary label Soul in 1964. In early 1965, Junior Walker and The All-Stars recorded "Shotgun (#4 pop, #1 R&B, 1965), and had a string of party hits that included "Do the Boomerang" (#10 R&B), and "Shake and Fingerpop" (#7 R&B) in 1965; "How Sweet it is (to Be Loved By You)" (#18 pop, #3 R&B). After the departure of the drummer James Graves, Junior called on his long time buddy of the 50's Billy "Stix" Nicks to join the quartet. Nicks helped continue his reign of party music, with the ever rockin title cut off the album "I'm a Road Runner" (#20 pop, #4 R&B) in 1966. Junior continued with hits such as "Pucker Up Buttercup" (#3 pop, #11 R&B) and "Come See About Me' (#24 pop, #8 R&B) in 1967, and "Hip City, Part Two" (#7 R&B 1965) in 1968. With Walker singing more, The All Stars had success with "What Does It Take (to Win Your Love)" (#4 pop, #1 R&B) and "These Eyes" (#16 pop, #3 R&B) in 1969' Gotta Hold On to This Feeling" (#21 pop, #2 R&B) and "Do You See My Love (For You Growing)" (#32 pop, #3 R&B) in 1970 and "Walk in the Night" (#46 pop, #10 R&B) in 1972.

Walker continued recording in the '70s, including a stint with ex-Motown producer writer Norman Whitfield's label in 1979, He provided the saxophone solo for Foreigner's 1981 hit "Urgent" and re-signed with Motown in 1983. Junior Walker and The All-Stars toured into the '90s. Junior Walker died in Battle Creek, Michigan of cancer on November 23, 1995. After the death of Junior, Billy "Stix" Nicks along with Acklee King (who is the son of the nightclub owner Acklee King Sr., who owned "Busters Riverview Inn" in Niles, Michigan, were Junior and Nicks played as youths), continued the Junior Walker's All Star Bands reign of party music through the new millennium. The group now consists of: Billy "Stix" Nicks (drums), Acklee King (manager & congo), Willie Rankin (sax), Roschelle Laughhunn & Kathy Hannemann a.k.a. . . . Kat Webb (background vocals), Jon Gee (Lead and background vocals), Jim Hill (organ/piano), Cedrick Davis (Guitar), and Billy Wilson (Bass Guitar & background vocals). As long as Juniors music exists, the reign of Motownism will exist in the heart, and minds of babyboomers, and generations alike.


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50s & 60s

? and The Mysterians - The 5th Dimension - The Association - Bill Medley - Righteous Brothers - Billy J Kramer - B. J. Thomas - Bobby Rydell - Brenda Lee - Brian Hyland - Cathy Jean and The Roommates - The Capris - The Chiffons - Chris Montez - Chubby Checker - The Classics - The Coasters
The Contours - The Crystals - Danny & The Juniors - Dee Dee Sharp - Dennis Tufano original lead singer of The Buckinghams - Dickey Lee
Dion DiMucci - The Drifters - The Duprees - Larry Chance and The Earls - Eddie Holman - Eric Burdon & The Animals - Fabian
Terry Johnson's Flamingos - The Four Tops - Frankie Avalon - La La Brooks lead singer of The Crystals - Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons - Freddy Cannon -
1910 Fruitgum Company
- Gary Lewis & The Playboys - Gary "US" Bonds - Gene "The Duke of Earl" Chandler - The Happenings
Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone - Terry Sylverter of The Hollies - Jay & The Americans
Jay Black (The Voice) - Jerry Butler - Jimmy Clanton - Johnny of Santo & Johnny - Johnny Rivers - Johnny Tillotson
Joey Dee & The Starliters - Jr. Walker's Allstar Band - Kathy Young - Kenny Vance & The Planotones - Little Anthony & The Imperials - Little Peggy March
Mark Lindsay Former Lead Singer of Paul Revere & The Raiders - Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs - Merrilee Rush - The Mystics - Lenny Welch - Little Richard - Lou Christie - The Lovin Spoonful - The Marcels - Martha Reeves & The Vandellas - The Marvelettes - Mary Wilson of The Supremes - Mel Carter - Mitch Ryder - Motortown All-Stars - The Orlons - Paul and Paula - Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals - Randy & The Rainbows - Ron Dante of The Archies - The Reflections - Sam Moore of Sam & Dave
Sam the Sham - The Shadows of Knight - The Shirelles - Shirley Alston Reeves Original lead singer of The Shirelles - Smokey Robinson / The Miracles - The Tokens - Tommy James & The Shondells - Tommy Roe - The Turtles - The Tymes - The Vogues

70s & 80s

Air Supply - Ambrosia - America - Anita Ward - A Taste of Honey - Bowzer (formerly of Sha Na Na) - The Chi-lites - Chuck Negron, Formerly of Three Dog Night
The Delfonics - Dionne Warwick - Don McLean - The Dramatics - Dr. Elmo - Evelyn "Champagne" King - Foreigner - Freda Payne - Gloria Gaynor
Journey - J.T. Taylor - Kool and the Gang - KC & The Sunshine Band - Kool and the Gang - The Manhattans - Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr - Martha Wash
Marty Balin - Maxine Nightingale - Melanie - O’Jays - Patti LaBelle - Peaches & Herb - Peter Frampton - Poco’s Paul Cotton - The Pointer Sisters - Sister Sledge
The Spinners - The Stylistics - Styx - Suzi Quatro - Tavares - Thelma Houston - Three Dog Night - Tony Orlando - The Trammps - Village People - War

Jr Walker's Allstar Band Booking Agent – Cape Entertainment Agency
Music booking agents for original recording artist Jr Walkers Allstar Band.
Book Jr Walkers Allstar Band and other top celebrity talent from Doo Wop, the 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s and disco.

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