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 Angola Prisoners' Blues — Robert Pete Williams 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
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BVLP 1026 Free Again — Robert Pete Williams Robert Pete Williams Free Again (Album) Prestige Bluesville BVLP 1026 US 1961 Sell This Version
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77 LA 12/17, 77-LA-12-17 Those Prison Blues — Robert Pete Williams Robert Pete Williams Those Prison Blues Folk-Lyric 77 LA 12/17, 77-LA-12-17 UK 1963 Sell This Version
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B 1011, B-1011 Louisiana Blues — Robert Pete Williams Robert Pete Williams Louisiana Blues (Album) Takoma, Takoma B 1011, B-1011 US 1966 Sell This Version
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AMS 2002 Robert Pete Williams — Robert Pete Williams Robert Pete Williams Robert Pete Williams (Album) Ahura Mazda AMS 2002 UK 1971 Sell This Version
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1932 101 Sugar Farm — Robert Pete Williams Robert Pete Williams Sugar Farm (Album) Blues Beacon Records 1932 101 Germany 1972 Sell This Version
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ST 21023 Robert Pete Williams With Big Joe Williams — Robert Pete Williams 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
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SNTF 649 The Legacy Of The Blues Vol. 9 — Robert Pete Williams Robert Pete Williams The Legacy Of The Blues Vol. 9 (Album) Sonet SNTF 649 UK 1973 Sell This Version
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77 LEU 12/50, 77LEU12/50 Blues From The Bottoms — Robert Pete Williams 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
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Q 28004 I Blues Di Robert Robert "Pete" Williams* I Blues Di Robert "Pete" Williams(LP, Album) Dischi Della Quercia Q 28004 Italy 1978 Sell This Version
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FLY 14 Santa Fe Blues — Robert Pete Williams Robert Pete Williams Santa Fe Blues (Album) Free Bird FLY 14 France 1980 Sell This Version
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8.6818, SPX 6.818 Ferraillages — Robert Pete Williams 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
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DLP 525 Country Blues Live! — Robert Pete Williams 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
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120.919 Live 1974 - Out On The Highway — Robert Pete Williams Robert Pete Williams Live 1974 - Out On The Highway (Album) Wolf Records (2) 120.919 Austria 1991 Sell This Version
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ALLP-263 Live! — Robert Pete Williams Son House And Robert Pete Williams Son House And Robert Pete Williams - Live! (Album) Roots (2) ALLP-263 Germany 1991 Sell This Version
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BLU-CD 3035 Time's So Hard With Me — Robert Pete Williams Robert Pete Williams Time's So Hard With Me(CD, Album, RE, RM) Blues Collection - I Maestri Del Blues E Del Rhythm'N'Blues BLU-CD 3035 France 1993 Sell This Version
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CD 511, 511 Poor Bob's Blues — Robert Pete Williams Robert Pete Williams Poor Bob's Blues(2xCD) Arhoolie Records, Arhoolie Records CD 511, 511 US 2003 Sell This Version
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302 061 391 2 Long Ol' Way From Home: The Chicago Sessions — Robert Pete Williams 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
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SCD-4 When I Lay My Burden Down — Robert Pete Williams Robert Pete Williams When I Lay My Burden Down (Album) Southland Records SCD-4 US 2009 Sell This Version
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PPAN SLP225 Robert Pete Williams With Big Joe Williams — Robert Pete Williams Robert Pete Williams With Big Joe Williams Robert Pete Williams With Big Joe Williams - Robert Pete Williams With Big Joe Williams(LP, Album, Promo, RE, RM, TP) Pure Pleasure Records PPAN SLP225 UK 2009 Sell This Version
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Singles & EPs

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

24716 Rural Blues — Robert Pete Williams Robert Pete Williams And Snooks Eaglin Robert Pete Williams And Snooks Eaglin - Rural Blues (Comp) Fantasy 24716 US 1973 Sell This Version
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FLY LP 545, LP 545 Raise A Rukus Tonight (Field Recordings Made In Louisiana In 1960 And 1961 By Harry Oster) — Robert Pete Williams 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
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CD-394, 394 I'm Blue As A Man Can Be — Robert Pete Williams Robert Pete Williams I'm Blue As A Man Can Be (Comp) Arhoolie Records, Arhoolie Records CD-394, 394 US 1994 Sell This Version