Big Joe Williams

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", "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.
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Big Joe Williams Discography

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Big Joe Williams Piney Woods Blues (Album) Delmar Records US 1958 Sell This Version
Lightnin' Hopkins With Brownie McGhee - Sonny Terry - Big Joe Williams Lightnin' Hopkins With Brownie McGhee - Sonny Terry - Big Joe Williams - Down South Summit Meetin' (Album) World Pacific New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
Big Joe Williams Nine String Guitar Blues (Album) Delmark Records US 1961 Sell This Version
Big Joe Williams Mississippi's Big Joe Williams And His Nine String Guitar (Album) Folkways Records US 1962 Sell This Version
Big Joe Williams Blues On Highway 49 (Album) Delmar Records UK 1962 Sell This Version
BVLP-1056 Big Joe Williams Blues For 9 Strings(LP, Album) Prestige Bluesville BVLP-1056 US 1962 Sell This Version
Big Joe Williams At Folk City (Album) Prestige Bluesville Records US 1963 Sell This Version
Lightnin' Hopkins, Brownie McGhee, Sonny Terry, Big Joe Williams Lightnin' Hopkins, Brownie McGhee, Sonny Terry, Big Joe Williams - Blues Festival (Album) Disques Vogue France 1963 Sell This Version
Big Joe Williams With Jimmy Brown (5) And Willie Lee Harris Big Joe Williams With Jimmy Brown (5) And Willie Lee Harris - Back To The Country (Album) Testament Records, Testament Records US 1964 Sell This Version
Roosevelt Sykes / Big Joe Williams / Lonnie Johnson (2) / Victoria Spivey Roosevelt Sykes / Big Joe Williams / Lonnie Johnson (2) / Victoria Spivey - Three Kings And The Queen (Album) Spivey Records US 1964 Sell This Version
LP-1005, LP 1005 Mr. Shortstuff And Big Joe Williams Mr. Shortstuff And Big Joe Williams - Introducing Mr. Shortstuff (His 1st Recordings)(LP, Album) Spivey Records, Spivey Records LP-1005, LP 1005 US 1964 Sell This Version
Big Joe Williams Tough Times (Album) Arhoolie Records Netherlands 1965 Sell This Version
Big Joe Williams Studio Blues (Album) Prestige Bluesville US 1963 Sell This Version
Big Joe Williams Classic Delta Blues (Album) Milestone Records, Milestone Records US 1966 Sell This Version
Son HouseSkip JamesBukka WhiteBig Joe Williams Son HouseSkip JamesBukka WhiteBig Joe Williams - Living Legends (Album) Verve Folkways Germany 1966 Sell This Version
XTRA 1033 Big Joe Williams Big Joe Williams(LP, Album) XTRA XTRA 1033 UK 1966 Sell This Version
Big Joe Williams & Short Stuff Macon Big Joe Williams & Short Stuff Macon - Hell Bound & Heaven Sent (Album) Folkways Records US 1968 Sell This Version
J.D. Short* And Big Joe Williams J.D. Short* And Big Joe Williams - Stavin' Chain Blues (Album) Delmark Records US 1968 Sell This Version
Big Joe Williams Hand Me Down My Old Walking Stick (Album) Liberty UK 1969 Sell This Version
Big Joe Williams Thinking Of What They Did To Me (Album) Arhoolie Records US 1969 Sell This Version
Big Joe Williams Crawlin' King Snake (Album) RCA International UK 1970 Sell This Version
Big Joe Williams Big Joe Williams (Album) Storyville Denmark 1972 Sell This Version
Big Joe Williams The Legacy Of The Blues Vol. 6 (Album, Comp) Sonet UK 1972 Sell This Version
Big Joe Williams Ramblin' And Wanderin' Blues (Album) Storyville Germany 1968 Sell This Version
Robert Pete Williams With Big Joe Williams Robert Pete Williams With Big Joe Williams - Robert Pete Williams With Big Joe Williams (Album) Storyville Denmark 1972 Sell This Version