Happy Birthday Autry DeWalt Mixon Jr., better known by the stage name Junior Walker! (June 14, 1931 – November 23, 1995)
His group, Jr. Walker & the All Stars, were signed to Motown’s Soul label in the 1960s, and became one of the company’s signature acts. (Wikipedia)
View of Junior Walker, playing the saxophone. Printed on front: “Junior Walker. Entertainment Plus, ‘where quality is our business,’ P.O. Box 8217, Rochester, MI 48063, (313) 651-1221.” Label on back: “Jr. Walker & the All-Stars share the bill with Martha Reeves and the Spinners in the first summer solid gold concert at Meadow Brook Music Festival Wednesday, July 1 at 8 p.m. on the campus of Oakland University near Rochester. For tickets call (313) 377-2010. Meadow Brook is a non-profit cultural program of Oakland University."
- Courtesy of the E. Azalia Hackley Collection of African Americans in the Performing Arts, Detroit Public Library