From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Earl Oliver (born June 23, 1948) is an American writer, musician, variety and street entertainer, and graphic artist. An accomplished blues guitarist and singer in Northern California. Popularly known as the Walkin' Blues Man, he hosted a cable-access TV program, Live from LaVal's that aired in 16 stations throughout the region from 1992 to 1995. In recent years, Oliver has been an ebtertainer on the Skunk Train, which runs daily from Fort Bragg and Willits, California.
In 2001, he was called "one of San Francisco's undiscovered treasures" by San Francisco Arts Magazine.