Next appearances on The Blues Train:
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Willie J heard the blues from a young age. He grew up listening to his parent’s record collection–Led Zeppelin, Lynyrd Skynyrd, BB King, Buddy Guy, and classic 70’s rock. At the ripe age of 5, Willie J picked up his first guitar, and when he turned 13, Willie J started his first band. Having worked his way through metal and hard rock, he has now returned to his passion, his love of the blues.

During covid 2019, Willie J and the Bad Books were formed. Willie J and the Bad Books are a high energy original blues rock band. Imagine if Lemmy from Motorhead, and Jimi Hendrix met Robert Johnson at the crossroads and started a band… That’s what the Bad Books sound like.

As a solo artist, Willie J puts his spin on blues classics–turning it up to 11 with high energy rock and roll, throwing in some original tunes too. His soulful tamber and sickening guitar licks are not to be missed.