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Clarence Tex Walker

Born: Jan 24, 1946

Death: Aug 8, 2007

Birthplace: Winston-Salem

Profession: Musician

Nationality: United States

Clarence Tex Walker

Date of Birth : Jan 24, 1946
Date of Death : Aug 8, 2007
Birth Place : Winston-Salem

Clarence "Tex" Walker was a prominent rhythm and blues musician who was the lead singer with Bill Pinkney's Original Drifters and The Coasters. After touring Europe with Big Joe Turner, Walker appeared at the prestigious Bishopstock Blues Festival, before forming his own group in London, The Walker Street Blues Band, and recording "Blues in Black," which was released to critical acclaim in Britain. Walker died of a heart attack on August 8, 2007. He had the attack in the King's Arms Hotel at Woodstock, Oxfordshire and died four days later.


  • Musician
  • Singer
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