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Published on Feb 22, 2010
Litter Walter Marion Jacobs, known as the greatest harp (Harmonica) player in the Blues genre, was born in Marksville, Louisiana. He died a violent death at age 37. He ran away from home at age 11 and lived in New Orleans, making his way to Chicago. He eventually teamed up with Muddy Waters and made it big. He became a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2008. Derrick Augustine plays the older Lil' Walter. DVD of the entire play available c/o Charles Riddle P.O. Box 315 Marksville, LA 71351. This clip is from the play, Marc's Place, the story of Marksville, as we celebrated Marksville's 200th birthday.