Wily Bo Walker

Musician, Songwriter, and Performer in London, United Kingdom

Wily Bo Walker

Musician, Songwriter, and Performer in London, United Kingdom

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Wily Bo Walker is a Scottish solo artist, songwriter and performer noted for his characterful vocals and swaggering 'live' performances

Renowned as being a diverse and prolific artist from Glasgow, Scotland, Wily Bo works across many styles and genres

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

The first release was a mini-album by Wily Bo Walker & Kareña K entitled 'A Long Way from Heaven…' (Jan 2015)

The second release in the tryptich, ‘Stone Cold Beautiful’ (May 2015), was recorded with long-time music collaborator, E D Brayshaw

The third album, ‘Moon Over Indigo’ (Sept 2015), saw Wily Bo working again with multiple Grammy Award winning musician and arranger, Danny Flam

‘Moon Over Indigo’ was considered for a 2016 Grammy nomination. Likewise, their previous ‘Wily Bo Walker & The Danny Flam Big Band‘ (Nov 2013) was considered for a 2015 Grammy nomination

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

For 2017, Wily Bo Walker will be working on a new trilogy of albums based upon stories, tales and drunken fables taken from his one-man blues, swamp’n’stomp show ‘Welcome to VoodooVille’

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 and Runner-Up 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'

  • Work
    • Mescal Canyon Records