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Big Joe Williams

Real Name:Joseph Lee Williams
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Born : October 16, 1903 // Crawford, MS, United States
Died : December 17, 1982 // Macon, MS, United States

Joseph Lee Williams, billed throughout his career as Big Joe Williams, 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 such songs as "Baby Please Don't Go" (Joe Williams' Washboard Blues Singers), "Crawlin' King Snake", and "Peach Orchard Mama" for a variety of record labels, including Bluebird, Delmark, Okeh, Prestige and Vocalion.

Williams was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame on October 4, 1992.

Sites:Wikipedia , wirz.de , Imdb , adp.library.ucsb.edu
In Groups:Big Joe Williams Trio, Blues X Four, Joe Williams' Washboard Blues Singers, Yank Rachell And His Tennessee Jug-Busters
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