Joe Walsh

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... Read more

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classic rock
rock
southern rock
blues
hard rock
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