In this lesson I’ll break down how to play the classic song “My Babe” by Little Walter. Here we go…

About My Babe

-My Babe is a blues Standard written by Willie Dixon, based on the traditional gospel song “This Train (Is Bound For Glory)”.

-It was a number one R&B hit single for Walter in 1955.

– Little Walter’s virtuosity and innovation altered many listeners’ expectations of what was possible on the harmonica.

– He was inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2008.

– Here Walter is playing amplified harp on a Bb Harmonica in 2nd Position.


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