Wily Bo Walker
LONDON - England - United Kingdom

Wily Bo Walker, recently Inducted in to the US Blues Hall of Fame, is a solo artist, songwriter, composer and performer noted for his characterful vocals and swaggering 'live' performances

Renowned as being a diverse and prolific artist and hailing originally from Glasgow, Scotland, Wily Bo works across many styles and genres; Blues, Gospel, Soul, Classic R&B, Jazz, Rock and Americana

In 2016, the compilation twin album releases ‘The Wily Bo Walker Story Volume I & Volume II’ were released

Wily Bo Walker released a trilogy of albums in 2015, all of which achieved tremendous reviews across the board in the music industry

'A Long Way from Heaven…' (Jan 2015), ‘Stone Cold Beautiful’ (May 2015) and ‘Moon Over Indigo’ (Sept 2015)

‘Moon Over Indigo’ was considered for a 2016 Grammy nomination as was the previous collaboration with Grammy Award winner, Danny Flam

‘Wily Bo Walker & The Danny Flam Big Band‘ (Nov 2013)

For 2017 Wily Bo Walker will be working on a new trilogy of albums based around his stories, tales and drunken fables…

He is also currently producing the music and soundtrack album for ‘Wily Bo Walker presents…The Rattlin Bone Theatre Show’ a theatre production that will open at a London Theatre in 2018

He will be touring with ‘The Wily Bo Walker Band’ as well as gigging his one-man blues, swamp’n’stomp show ‘Welcome to VoodooVille’

His track 'Long Way to Heaven (feat. The Brown Sisters of Chicago)' was included on the Bongo Boy Records release, 'Gospel Blues Vol 1' which is currently in the Roots Music Report Charts

 

Recent Achievements:

Inductee in to the US 'Blues Hall of Fame' as a 'Master Blues Artist' in Dec 2016

Finalist and Runner-up in the 2016 Banks Radio Australia Awards' 'Producer of the Year' category for 'Long Way to Heaven (Chicago Gospel Mix)'

Finalist in the 2016 British Blues Awards in the ‘Kevin Thorpe Award for Songwriter’ category

No 1 for Christmas 2015 with ‘Who Do You Love (NY Chiller Mix)’ in the Netherlands’ Hit-Tracks Top 100 charts

Runner-Up in the 2015 British Blues awards in the ‘Blues Song’ category for ‘Long Way to Heaven’

Runner-Up in the 2015 Blues awards on Severn FM in the ‘Best Studio Album of 2015’ category for ‘A Long Way from Heaven…’

7th most played Blues Artist in 2015 across all of the UK Independent Blues Association Radio shows

‘Moon Over Indigo’ and ‘Stone Cold Beautiful’ both achieved ‘CD of the Week’ status in the prestigious European based Hit-Tracks Top 100

Nominated for Best Male Vocals in the 2014 British Blues Awards

'Chattahoochee Coochee Man’, a Wily Bo Walker & The Mescal Canyon Troubadours track, featured on the Covermount CD: Issue 18 (Dec 2014) of 'The Blues' magazine

'When The Angels Call Your Time', a Wily Bo Walker original, featured on the Covermount CD: Issue 14 (July 2014) of ‘The Blues' magazine

No 1 Blues, Jazz & Classic Rock artist in the US and Worldwide MySpace charts (Jan 2013)

For more information:

wilybo.com


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Almost Transparent Blues

Label: Mescal Canyon

Genres: Blues

Styles: Blues, Contemporary Blues

Songs on the Album

Track # Song Title Style Genre
Loan Me a Dime Contemporary Blues Blues
1 Chattahoochee Coochee Man (feat. Danny Flam) Contemporary Blues Blues
2 Loan Me a Dime (feat. ED Brayshaw) Contemporary Blues Blues
3 I Want to Know (feat. ED Brayshaw) Contemporary Blues Blues
4 Storm Warning (feat. ED Brayshaw) Contemporary Blues Blues
5 Motel Blues Contemporary Blues Blues
6 Did I Forget (feat. Danny Flam) Contemporary Blues Blues
7 Fool for You Contemporary Blues Blues
8 Walking with the Devil Contemporary Blues Blues
10 Moon over Indigo Contemporary Blues Blues
11 Light at the End of the Tunnel (feat. Kareña K) Contemporary Blues Blues

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The Wily Bo Walker Story, Vol. I

Label: Self-Release

Genres: Religious, Blues

Styles: Religious, Contemporary Blues

Songs on the Album

Track # Song Title Style Genre
1 Long Way to Heaven (feat. the Brown Sisters of Chicago) Religious Religious
2 Motel Blues Contemporary Blues Blues
3 Castle of Clay / Forty Days (Reprise) Contemporary Blues Blues
4 Did I Forget (To Tell You I Love You) Contemporary Blues Blues
5 Love Will Find a Way Contemporary Blues Blues
6 Angels in the Night Contemporary Blues Blues
7 Jawbreaker (2015 Remaster) Contemporary Blues Blues
8 For the Children Contemporary Blues Blues
9 Jenny (Traces in My Arms) Contemporary Blues Blues
10 Speaking of Happiness (feat. Rattlin Bone) Contemporary Blues Blues
11 Rain on My Footsteps (feat. Rattlin Bone) Contemporary Blues Blues
12 Light at the End of the Tunnel (Bourbon & Candlelight Mix) Contemporary Blues Blues
13 I Want to Know (Southern Comfort Mix) Contemporary Blues Blues
14 September Red Contemporary Blues Blues
15 Killers on the Run Contemporary Blues Blues

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The Wily Bo Walker Story, Vol. II

Label: Self-Release

Genres: Blues

Styles: Contemporary Blues

Songs on the Album

Track # Song Title Style Genre
2 Walking with the Devil (Voodoo Mix) Contemporary Blues Blues
3 I Want to Know (N.Y. Funk Mix) Contemporary Blues Blues
4 Walk in Chinese Footsteps (Free Tibet Mix) Contemporary Blues Blues
5 Little Gina (Swamp Beat Burlesque) [feat. Rattlin Bone] Contemporary Blues Blues
6 Drive (Two Lane Blacktop Mix) Contemporary Blues Blues
7 Same Thing (Bayou Swamp Mix) Contemporary Blues Blues
8 Who Do You Love (N.Y. Chiller Mix) Contemporary Blues Blues
9 Rendezvous Des Cheminots (feat. the Danny Flam Big Band) Contemporary Blues Blues
10 When the Angels Call Your Time (Bourbon Street Mix) Contemporary Blues Blues
11 Appointment in Samarra (2015 Remaster) Contemporary Blues Blues
12 Moon over Indigo Contemporary Blues Blues
13 Loan Me a Dime Contemporary Blues Blues
14 You Don't Know What Love is (feat. Teddy Charles & Danny Flam) Contemporary Blues Blues
15 Long Way to Heaven (Chicago Gospel Mix) [feat. the Brown Sisters of Chicago] Contemporary Blues Blues

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Moon over Indigo - Details

Label: Mescal Canyon Records

Genres: Blues

Styles: Contemporary Blues

Songs on the Album

Track # Song Title Style Genre
Walking with the Devil Contemporary Blues Blues
1 Walking with the Devil (Voodoo Mix) [feat. Graham Hine] Contemporary Blues Blues
2 I Want to Know (New York Funk Mix) Contemporary Blues Blues
3 Walk in Chinese Footsteps Contemporary Blues Blues
4 Moon over Indigo Contemporary Blues Blues
5 When the Angels Call Your Time Contemporary Blues Blues
6 Drive Contemporary Blues Blues
7 Same Thing Contemporary Blues Blues
8 For the Children Contemporary Blues Blues
9 Jenny (Traces in My Arms) Contemporary Blues Blues
10 Who Do You Love (New York Chiller Mix) Contemporary Blues Blues

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Stone Cold Beautiful - Details

Label: Self-Release

Genres: Blues

Styles: Contemporary Blues

Songs on the Album

Track # Song Title Style Genre
1 Storm Warning Contemporary Blues Blues
2 Motel Blues Contemporary Blues Blues
3 Loan Me a Dime Contemporary Blues Blues
4 I Want to Know Contemporary Blues Blues
5 September Red Contemporary Blues Blues
6 Killers on the Run Contemporary Blues Blues

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A Long Way from Heaven... - Details

Label: Self-Release

Genres: Religious, Blues

Styles: Religious, Contemporary Blues, Blues

Songs on the Album

Track # Song Title Style Genre
Long Way to Heaven (Chicago Gospel Mix) [feat. the Brown Sisters of Chicago] Contemporary Blues Blues
1 Long Way to Heaven (feat. the Brown Sisters of Chicago) Religious Religious
2 Love Will Find a Way Contemporary Blues Blues
3 Angels in the Night Contemporary Blues Blues
4 Did I Forget (To Tell You I Love You) Blues Blues
5 Rendezvous Des Cheminots (feat. the Danny Flam Big Band) Contemporary Blues Blues
6 Light at the End of the Tunnel (Extended Album Mix) Contemporary Blues Blues