Biography:Sammie Walker

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Sammie Walker

 Given name:     Samuel
 Middle name:     Jackson
 Family name:     Walker
 Place of birth:     Barren County, Ky.
 Place of death:     Barren County, Ky.
 Year of birth:     1910
 Year of death:     1987
 Profile:     Musician
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Biographical notes

Samuel Jackson "Sammie" Walker (1910-1987) was a fiddler, banjo player, farmer and blacksmith in Barren County. According to Jeff Titon[1],he learned most of his tunes from his father, Joe D. Walker. He played in a family band ('The Walker Family'), at dances and occasionally on the radio.

  1. Jeff Titon, Old-Time Kentucky Fiddle Tunes, 2001, p. 219