SOUL RECORDS 1965 SS 701
Walker was born Autry DeWalt Mixon, Jr. in Blytheville,
Arkansas and grew up in South Bend, Indiana.
His saxophone style was the anchor for the band's overall sound.
The other original members of the group were drummer
Tony Washington, guitarist Willie Woods, and keyboardist Vic Thomas.
"Shotgun" is a 1965 single by Junior Walker & the All Stars, produced by
Berry Gordy Jr. and Lawrence Horn. It reached number one on
the U.S. R&B Singles chart for fournon-consecutive weeks and was
a Top 10 Pop smash, peaking at number four on the Billboard Hot 100.
Famous guitarist Jimi Hendrix performed the song live with the All Stars
. An unusual detail about "Shotgun" is that it uses only one chord
throughout the entire song -- A-flat seventh.
junior Walker: Saxophone
Willie Wodds: Guitar
Victor Thomas: Organ
Benny Benjamin: Drums
James Jamerson: Bass Guitar
Recorded : Hitsville, USA (Studio A),
Detroit, Michigan, 1964
A1 Cleo's Mood
A2 Do The Boomerang
A4 Road Runner
A5 Shake And Fingerpop
A6 Shoot Your Shot
B1 Tune Up
B2 Hot Cha
B3 Monkey Jump
B4 Tally Ho!
B5 Cleo's Back
B6 Ain't That The Truth