BWS Awards

2006 – Induction into the Minnesota Rock Country Hall of Fame 2006

2005 – Award for 50 years in the music business presented by the staff & management of The Dug Out

2005 – City of Minneapolis Proclaims Big Walter Smith Day (CLICK HERE to see proclamation!)

1998 – First Blues Musician Inducted into the Minnesota Music Hall of Fame

1997 – Declared Ambassador to the Blues by the Mayor of Duluth, Minnesota (CLICK HERE to see proclamation!)

1997 – Twin Cities Blues News Best Blues Band

1997 – Twin Cities Blues News Best Male Vocalist

1995, 1996 – Minnesota Music Awards Best Blues Band Nominee

1991 – Grammy Nominee Best Blues Recording of the Year

1988, 1989, 1990 – Minnesota Blues Society Horn Band

1989 – Minnesota Blues Society Male Vocalist

1988 – Minnesota Blues Society Recognition Award

1987, 1988 – Minnesota Black Music Award R&B Horn Band

1983, 1984, 1986, 1987 – Minnesota Black Music Award Male Vocalist


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