Big Joe Williams



Big Joe Williams

Rating
Active
1930 to 1980
Born
October 16, 1903 in Lowndes County
Died
December 17, 1982
Location
Crawford, Mississippi, United States
Biography
Joseph Lee "Big Joe" Williams (October 16, 1903 – December 17, 1982) was an American Delta blues guitarist, singer and songwriter, notable for the distinctive sound of his nine-string guitar. Performing over four decades, he recorded the songs "Baby Please Don't Go", "Crawlin' King Snake" and "Peach Orchard Mama", among many others, for various record labels, including Bluebird, Delmark, Okeh, Prestige and Vocalion. He was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame on October 4, 1992.

Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Big Joe Williams and the Stars of Mississippi Blues (D)

Big Joe Williams and the Stars of Mississippi Blues (D)

Big Joe Williams December 3, 2017

25 Tracks

Classics by Big Joe Williams

Classics by Big Joe Williams

Big Joe Williams April 12, 2017

29 Tracks

Blues From The South Side

Blues From The South Side

Big Joe Williams April 10, 2017

12 Tracks

Highlights of Big Joe Williams

Highlights of Big Joe Williams

Big Joe Williams March 14, 2017

13 Tracks

The Best of Big Joe Williams

The Best of Big Joe Williams

Big Joe Williams August 15, 2016

11 Tracks

The Old Wild Shadow

The Old Wild Shadow

Big Joe Williams September 11, 2015

20 Tracks

A Summer Sky Shines

A Summer Sky Shines

Big Joe Williams August 7, 2015

20 Tracks

Tonight in Time

Tonight in Time

Big Joe Williams July 3, 2015

20 Tracks

Your Music Around Me

Your Music Around Me

Big Joe Williams June 5, 2015

20 Tracks

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