Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Wade's Barber Shop of blues musician Wade Walton

Wade's Barber Shop, business of Mr. Wade Walton, an internationally known Mississippi Delta Blues musician who lived in Clarksdale, Mississippi most of his life. A 1959 Chevrolet Impala automobile was usually parked in front of the shop. Born on a plantation in 1923 as one of 17 children, his day job for 55 years was as a barber and in in 1972 he opened Wade's Barber Shop "cutting hair and slapping out the blues and rhythm.".

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