Joe Williams

Joe Williams

Real Name:
Joseph Goreed
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Born: December 12, 1918 in Cordele, Georgia, USA
Died: March 29, 1999 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Joe Williams was a well-known jazz vocalist, a baritone singing a mixture of blues, ballads, popular songs, and jazz standards. Williams worked with Coleman Hawkins and Lionel Hampton before joining Count Basie's band in 1954. After leaving the Basie band in 1961, Williams led small ensembles singing popular songs, ballads, and blues. He was a frequent performer on television, both as a singer and as an actor. His album "Nothin' but the Blues" won a Grammy Award in 1984.
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Joe Williams Discography

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G-442 Count Basie / Joe Williams Count Basie / Joe Williams - Count Basie Swings--Joe Williams Sings (Album) Clef Records G-442 US 1955 Sell This Version
MG 6002 Joe Williams Sings Everyday (Album) Savoy Records MG 6002 US 1956 Sell This Version
HBA 1065 Joe Williams Sings Everyday(10", Album, Mono) London Records HBA 1065 Australia 1956 Sell This Version
MG 6002 Joe Williams Sings Everyday(LP, Album, Mono) Regent MG 6002 Canada 1956 Sell This Version
V6-8288 Ella FitzgeraldCount BasieJoe Williams Ella FitzgeraldCount BasieJoe Williams - One O'Clock Jump (Album) Verve Records V6-8288 US 1957 Sell This Version
33CX 10111 Count Basie & Joe Williams / Dizzy Gillespie & Mary Lou Williams Count Basie & Joe Williams / Dizzy Gillespie & Mary Lou Williams - At Newport (Album) Verve Records 33CX 10111 UK 1957 Sell This Version
R-52005 Joe Williams A Man Ain't Supposed To Cry (Album) Roulette R-52005 US 1958 Sell This Version
SR 52030 Joe Williams Sings About You (Album) Roulette SR 52030 US 1959 Sell This Version
33SX 1151 Count Basie And His Orchestra* With The Voices Of Joe Williams, Dave Lambert, Jon Hendricks And Annie Ross* Count Basie And His Orchestra* With The Voices Of Joe Williams, Dave Lambert, Jon Hendricks And Annie Ross* - Sing Along With Basie (Album) Roulette 33SX 1151 UK 1959 Sell This Version
R-52033 Joe Williams / Count Basie And His Orchestra* Joe Williams / Count Basie And His Orchestra* - Everyday I Have The Blues (Album) Roulette R-52033 US 1959 Sell This Version
R-52021 Joe Williams / Count Basie Joe Williams / Count Basie - Memories Ad-Lib (Album) Roulette R-52021 US 1959 Sell This Version
R 52028 Count Basie And His Orchestra* Featuring Joe Williams Count Basie And His Orchestra* Featuring Joe Williams - Breakfast Dance And Barbecue (Album) Roulette R 52028 US 1959 Sell This Version
R-52021 Joe Williams / Count Basie Joe Williams / Count Basie - Memories Ad-Lib(LP, Album, Mono, Promo) Roulette R-52021 US 1959 Sell This Version
SR-52054 Count Basie / Joe Williams Count Basie / Joe Williams - Just The Blues (Album) Roulette SR-52054 US 1960 Sell This Version
R 52039 Joe Williams Joe Williams With Songs About That Kind Of Woman (Album) Roulette R 52039 US 1960 Sell This Version
33SX 1415 Joe Williams Have A Good Time With Joe Williams Roulette 33SX 1415 UK 1961 Sell This Version
R-52069 Joe Williams & Harry "Sweets" Edison* Joe Williams & Harry "Sweets" Edison* - Together Roulette R-52069 US 1961 Sell This Version
R 52066 Joe Williams Sentimental & Melancholy (Album) Roulette R 52066 Canada 1961 Sell This Version
33SX 1498 Joe Williams A Swingin' Night At Birdland (Album) Roulette 33SX 1498 UK 1962 Sell This Version
RD-7578 Joe Williams Jump For Joy (Album) RCA Victor RD-7578 UK 1963 Sell This Version
LPM 2762 Joe Williams Joe Williams At Newport 63' (Album) RCA Victor LPM 2762 Canada 1963 Sell This Version
SR-52102 Joe Williams One Is A Lonesome Number (Album) Roulette, Roulette SR-52102 Canada 1963 Sell This Version
R 52105 Joe Williams A New Kind Of Love(LP, Album) Roulette R 52105 US 1963 Sell This Version
RD-7638 Joe Williams Me And The Blues (Album) Rca Victor RD-7638 UK 1964 Sell This Version
LPM-3343 Joe Williams The Song Is You RCA Victor LPM-3343 US 1965 Sell This Version

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