Wade Walton. b. 10 October 1923, Lombardy, MS, d. 10 January 2000. Walton was best known as the Musical barber. A strong guitarist and harp player, he formed the Kings Of Rhythm with Clarksdale’s most famous Blues artist, Ike Turner, but preferred to stay with his steady work when Turner moved on. He made an album for the Bluesville label in 1958. From the mid-60s he made a number of recordings. He also performed regularly at the Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival.