Joe Walsh

Genres: Comedy Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Television
Descriptive "tags": classic rock rock southern rock blues hard rock Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
Links online: Allmusic Facebook last.fm Lyrics Lyrics Lyrics MySpace Official Homepage Songfacts Twitter Wikipedia Wikipedia YouTube

Biography

Joseph Fidler Walsh, 20 November 1947, Wichita, Kansas, USA. Guitar hero Walsh started his long and varied career in 1965 with the G-Clefs. Following a spell with local band the Measles, he found major success when he joined the James Gang in 1969. Walsh’s growling, early heavy metal guitar technique was not unlike that of Jeff Beck’s, and the Walsh sound had much to do with the achievements of the James Gang. He left in 1972 and formed Barnstorm with Joe Vitale (drums) and Kenny Passarelli (bass). The self-titled album promised much and made a respectable showing in the US charts. Despite the follow-up being credited to Joe Walsh, The Smoker You Drink, The Player You Get was still Barnstorm, although the band broke up that same year. The Smoker … became his first gold album and featured some of his classic songs such as ‘Meadows’ and ‘Rocky Mountain Way’. On the latter he featured the voice bag, from which his distorted voice...

Arrow Read the Full Biography of Joe Walsh

Email alerts for products
by Joe Walsh
Email Icon
To place an order or for customer service, call toll-free 1-800-336-4627 or outside the United States, call 1-610-649-7565
Open Monday - Friday: 7am-10pm, Saturday: 9am-9pm, Sunday: 10am-8pm (Eastern Time)