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. In 2001, he was called "one of San Francisco's undiscovered treasures" by San Francisco Arts Magazine. Popularly known as the Walkin' Blues Man, he hosted a cable-access TV program, Live from LaVal's that aired on 16 stations throughout the region from 1992 to 1995. From 2005 through 2013, Oliver entertained passengers on the historic Skunk Train, which runs daily from Fort Bragg and Willits, California.