Robert Pete Williams

Profile:
Born March 14, 1914, Zachary, Louisiana. Williams was an inmate at Angola Prison when he was discovered by folklorists Harry Oster and Richard Allen. Their recordings of his freewheeling, improvisational blues pieces spawned a fruitful and expansive recording career, which Williams enjoyed until his death on December 31, 1980.
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Albums

LFS A-3 Robert Pete Williams - Angola Prisoners' Blues album art Robert Pete Williams / Matthew "Hogman" Maxey* / Robert "Guitar" Welch* Robert Pete Williams / Matthew "Hogman" Maxey* / Robert "Guitar" Welch* - Angola Prisoners' Blues (Comp) Louisiana Folklore Society LFS A-3 US 1959 Sell This Version
BVLP 1026 Robert Pete Williams - Free Again album art Robert Pete Williams Free Again (Album) Prestige Bluesville BVLP 1026 US 1961 Sell This Version
77 LA 12/17, 77-LA-12-17 Robert Pete Williams - Those Prison Blues album art Robert Pete Williams Those Prison Blues Folk-Lyric 77 LA 12/17, 77-LA-12-17 UK 1963 Sell This Version
B 1011, B-1011 Robert Pete Williams - Louisiana Blues album art Robert Pete Williams Louisiana Blues (Album) Takoma B 1011, B-1011 US 1966 Sell This Version
AMS 2002 Robert Pete Williams - Robert Pete Williams album art Robert Pete Williams Robert Pete Williams (Album) Ahura Mazda AMS 2002 UK 1971 Sell This Version
1932 101 Robert Pete Williams - Sugar Farm album art Robert Pete Williams Sugar Farm (Album) Blues Beacon Records 1932 101 Germany 1972 Sell This Version
ST 21023 Robert Pete Williams - Robert Pete Williams With Big Joe Williams album art Robert Pete Williams With Big Joe Williams Robert Pete Williams With Big Joe Williams - Robert Pete Williams With Big Joe Williams (Album) Storyville ST 21023 Denmark 1972 Sell This Version
SNTF 649 Robert Pete Williams - The Legacy Of The Blues Vol. 9 album art Robert Pete Williams The Legacy Of The Blues Vol. 9 (Album) Sonet SNTF 649 UK 1973 Sell This Version
77 LEU 12/50, 77LEU12/50 Robert Pete Williams - Blues From The Bottoms album art Robert Pete Williams / Roosevelt Sykes Robert Pete Williams / Roosevelt Sykes - Blues From The Bottoms(LP, Album, Mono) 77 Records, 77 Records 77 LEU 12/50, 77LEU12/50 UK 1973 Sell This Version
Q 28004 Robert Pete Williams - I Blues Di Robert "Pete" Williams album art Robert "Pete" Williams* I Blues Di Robert "Pete" Williams(LP, Album) Dischi Della Quercia Q 28004 Italy 1978 Sell This Version
FLY 14 Robert Pete Williams - Santa Fe Blues album art Robert Pete Williams Santa Fe Blues (Album) Free Bird FLY 14 France 1980 Sell This Version
8.6818, SPX 6.818 Robert Pete Williams - Ferraillages album art Dick Annegarn / Robert Pete Williams Dick Annegarn / Robert Pete Williams - Ferraillages(LP, Album) Spalax, Spalax 8.6818, SPX 6.818 France 1980 Sell This Version
DLP 525 Robert Pete Williams - Country Blues Live! album art Mississippi John Hurt / Robert Pete Williams / John Jackson (4) / Sleepy John Estes & Yank Rachel* Mississippi John Hurt / Robert Pete Williams / John Jackson (4) / Sleepy John Estes & Yank Rachel* - Country Blues Live!(LP, Mono, Ltd, RM) Document Records (2) DLP 525 Austria 1988 Sell This Version
120.919 Robert Pete Williams - Live 1974 - Out On The Highway album art Robert Pete Williams Live 1974 - Out On The Highway (Album) Wolf Records (2) 120.919 Austria 1991 Sell This Version
ALLP-263 Robert Pete Williams - Live! album art Son House And Robert Pete Williams Son House And Robert Pete Williams - Live! (Album) Roots (2) ALLP-263 Germany 1991 Sell This Version
CD 511, 511 Robert Pete Williams - Poor Bob's Blues album art Robert Pete Williams Poor Bob's Blues(2xCD) Arhoolie Records, Arhoolie Records CD 511, 511 US 2003 Sell This Version
302 061 391 2 Robert Pete Williams - Long Ol' Way From Home: The Chicago Sessions album art Robert Pete Williams Long Ol' Way From Home: The Chicago Sessions(CD) Fuel 2000, Varèse Sarabande 302 061 391 2 US 2004 Sell This Version
SCD-4 Robert Pete Williams - When I Lay My Burden Down album art Robert Pete Williams When I Lay My Burden Down (Album) Southland Records SCD-4 US 2009 Sell This Version
B 1011 Robert Pete Williams - Louisiana Blues album art Robert Pete Williams Louisiana Blues(LP, Album) Takoma B 1011 US Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

45-AMS-101 Robert Pete Williams - Goodbye Slim Harpo album art Robert Pete Williams Goodbye Slim Harpo(7", Single) Ahura Mazda 45-AMS-101 US 1971 Sell This Version
503 Robert Pete Williams - Letter From The Penitentiary album art Robert Pete Williams Letter From The Penitentiary(7") AMA Records (2) 503 US Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

24716 Robert Pete Williams - Rural Blues album art Robert Pete Williams And Snooks Eaglin Robert Pete Williams And Snooks Eaglin - Rural Blues (Comp) Fantasy 24716 US 1973 Sell This Version
FLY LP 545, LP 545 Robert Pete Williams - Raise A Rukus Tonight (Field Recordings Made In Louisiana In 1960 And 1961 By Harry Oster) album art Butch Cage With Clarence Edwards, Charles Henderson (4), Willie Thomas* And Robert 'Pete' Williams* Butch Cage With Clarence Edwards, Charles Henderson (4), Willie Thomas* And Robert 'Pete' Williams* - Raise A Rukus Tonight (Field Recordings Made In Louisiana In 1960 And 1961 By Harry Oster)(LP, Comp) Flyright Records, Flyright Records FLY LP 545, LP 545 UK 1979 Sell This Version
CD-394, 394 Robert Pete Williams - I'm Blue As A Man Can Be album art Robert Pete Williams I'm Blue As A Man Can Be (Comp) Arhoolie Records, Arhoolie Records CD-394, 394 US 1994 Sell This Version
CD 395, 395 Robert Pete Williams - When A Man Takes The Blues album art Robert Pete Williams When A Man Takes The Blues(CD, Comp, RE) Arhoolie Records, Arhoolie Records CD 395, 395 US Unknown Sell This Version