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 - Count Basie Swings--Joe Williams Sings album art Count Basie / Joe Williams Count Basie / Joe Williams - Count Basie Swings--Joe Williams Sings (Album) Clef Records US 1955 Sell This Version
Joe Williams - A Night At Count Basie's album art Count Basie's All Stars featuring Joe Williams Count Basie's All Stars featuring Joe Williams - A Night At Count Basie's (Album) Vanguard Austria 1955 Sell This Version
Joe Williams - At Newport album art Count Basie & Joe Williams / Dizzy Gillespie & Mary Lou Williams Count Basie & Joe Williams / Dizzy Gillespie & Mary Lou Williams - At Newport (Album, Comp) Verve Records UK 1957 Sell This Version
Joe Williams - A Man Ain't Supposed To Cry album art Joe Williams A Man Ain't Supposed To Cry (Album) Roulette US 1958 Sell This Version
Joe Williams - Memories Ad-Lib album art Joe Williams / Count Basie Joe Williams / Count Basie - Memories Ad-Lib (Album) Roulette US 1959 Sell This Version
Joe Williams - Breakfast Dance And Barbecue album art Count Basie And His Orchestra* Featuring Joe Williams Count Basie And His Orchestra* Featuring Joe Williams - Breakfast Dance And Barbecue (Album) Roulette US 1959 Sell This Version
Joe Williams - One O'Clock Jump album art Ella FitzgeraldCount BasieJoe Williams Ella FitzgeraldCount BasieJoe Williams - One O'Clock Jump (Album) Verve Records US 1957 Sell This Version
Joe Williams - Everyday I Have The Blues album art Joe Williams / Count Basie And His Orchestra* Joe Williams / Count Basie And His Orchestra* - Everyday I Have The Blues (Album) Roulette US 1959 Sell This Version
Joe Williams - Sings About You album art Joe Williams Sings About You (Album) Roulette US 1959 Sell This Version
Joe Williams - Sing Along With Basie album art Joe Williams, Dave Lambert (3), Jon Hendricks, Annie Ross Plus The Basie Band* Joe Williams, Dave Lambert (3), Jon Hendricks, Annie Ross Plus The Basie Band* - Sing Along With Basie (Album) Roulette US 1958 Sell This Version
R 52028 Joe Williams - Breakfast Dance And Barbecue album art Count Basie And His Orchestra* Featuring Joe Williams Count Basie And His Orchestra* Featuring Joe Williams - Breakfast Dance And Barbecue(LP, Album, Mono) Roulette R 52028 Canada 1959 Sell This Version
Joe Williams - Just The Blues album art Joe Williams & Count Basie And His Orchestra* Joe Williams & Count Basie And His Orchestra* - Just The Blues (Album) Roulette US 1960 Sell This Version
Joe Williams - Joe Williams With Songs About That Kind Of  Woman album art Joe Williams Joe Williams With Songs About That Kind Of Woman (Album) Roulette UK 1960 Sell This Version
Joe Williams - Have A Good Time With Joe Williams album art Joe Williams Have A Good Time With Joe Williams Roulette UK 1961 Sell This Version
Joe Williams - Sentimental & Melancholy album art Joe Williams Sentimental & Melancholy (Album) Roulette Canada 1961 Sell This Version
Joe Williams - Together album art Joe Williams & Harry "Sweets" Edison* Joe Williams & Harry "Sweets" Edison* - Together Roulette US 1961 Sell This Version
Joe Williams - A Swingin' Night At Birdland album art Joe Williams A Swingin' Night At Birdland (Album) Roulette UK 1962 Sell This Version
Joe Williams - A New Kind Of Love album art Joe Williams A New Kind Of Love (Album) Roulette US 1963 Sell This Version
Joe Williams - Jump For Joy album art Joe Williams Jump For Joy (Album) RCA Victor Canada 1963 Sell This Version
Joe Williams - Joe Williams At Newport 63' album art Joe Williams Joe Williams At Newport 63' (Album) RCA Victor Canada 1963 Sell This Version
Joe Williams - One Is A Lonesome Number album art Joe Williams One Is A Lonesome Number (Album) Roulette, Roulette Canada 1963 Sell This Version
Joe Williams - We Three album art Dinah Washington, Joe Williams, Sarah Vaughan Dinah Washington, Joe Williams, Sarah Vaughan - We Three (Album) EMUS US 1963 Sell This Version
Joe Williams - Me And The Blues album art Joe Williams Me And The Blues (Album) Rca Victor UK 1964 Sell This Version
Joe Williams - The Song Is You album art Joe Williams The Song Is You RCA Victor US 1965 Sell This Version
K-419 Joe Williams - Scat Man Crothers & Joe Williams album art Scat Man Crothers*, Joe Williams Scat Man Crothers*, Joe Williams - Scat Man Crothers & Joe Williams(LP) Pickwick International, Inc. K-419 US 1965 Sell This Version

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