|Big Joe Williams is one of the legends in both of the prewar and postwar country blues. The prewar recordings you'll find on the CD WB003 - "Baby Please Don't Go" and one of the best postwar LIVE-recordings on the CD 120.916 "Shake your Boogie".
Big Joe was born on Oct. 16, 1903 in Crawford, Mississippi and developed a style of his own with his nine string guitar. He had a similar style like Tommy McClennan (WBCD-001) and Robert Petwoy (WBCD 005) (both also available on WOLF Records).
He toured in Europe and played at every important blues Festival in the U.S.. These recordings are live recordings -
recorded in Jackson, MISSISSIPPI, Nov 22, 74.
Big Joe Williams is a MASTER OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTRY BLUES!!!!!!