Joe Williams

Email alerts for products
by Joe Williams

Biography

Joseph Goreed, 12 December 1918, Cordele, Georgia, USA, d. 29 March 1999, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Williams began his musical career singing in a gospel group in Chicago and by the late 30s was performing regularly as a solo singer. He had short-lived jobs with bands led by Jimmie Noone and others, was encouraged by Lionel Hampton, who employed him briefly in 1943, and in 1950 was with Count Basie for a short spell. In 1951 he had a record success with ‘Every Day I Have The Blues’, but... Read more

Genres

Tags
jazz
blues
swing
jazz vocal
male vocalists
vocal jazz
Powered by AudioScrobbler

Decades

Links