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Big Joe Williams - Baby Please Don't Go: The Collection 1935-62 / Big Joe Williams was a Delta blues singer, songwriter and guitarist famous for the distinctive sound of his unique nine-string guitar, as well as for recording classic songs like "Baby Please Don't Go" and "Crawling King Snake". His career was remarkable for the fact that he recorded through every decade from the mid-1930s into the'70s, although his periods of active recording were somewhat erratic, while he maintained a constant round of 'live' performing. This great-value 115-track 5-CD set comprises most of the A & B sides of his releases on the Bluebird, Columbia, Bullet, Trumpet & VeeJay labels from 1935 to 1957, plus EP titles and the titles from his albums "Piney Woods Blues", "A Man Sings The Blues, "Tough Times", "Blues On Highway 69", "Nine-String Guitar Blues" and "Mississippi's Big Joe Williams & his Nine-String Guitar" from 1957 through to 1962. It includes recordings where he is accompanied by noted contemporaries like Sonny Boy Williamson, Ransom Knowling, Robert Lee McCoy, Judge Riley and others. He was one of the most impressive blues performers of his era who inspired many artists of later years like Bob Dylan, and this substantial collection offers an entertaining showcase for a highly original and influential artist.
Big Joe Williams - Baby Please Don't Go: The Collection 1935-62 / Big Joe Williams was a Delta blues singer, songwriter and guitarist famous for the distinctive sound of his unique nine-string guitar, as well as for recording classic songs like "Baby Please Don't Go" and "Crawling King Snake". His career was remarkable for the fact that he recorded through every decade from the mid-1930s into the'70s, although his periods of active recording were somewhat erratic, while he maintained a constant round of 'live' performing. This great-value 115-track 5-CD set comprises most of the A & B sides of his releases on the Bluebird, Columbia, Bullet, Trumpet & VeeJay labels from 1935 to 1957, plus EP titles and the titles from his albums "Piney Woods Blues", "A Man Sings The Blues, "Tough Times", "Blues On Highway 69", "Nine-String Guitar Blues" and "Mississippi's Big Joe Williams & his Nine-String Guitar" from 1957 through to 1962. It includes recordings where he is accompanied by noted contemporaries like Sonny Boy Williamson, Ransom Knowling, Robert Lee McCoy, Judge Riley and others. He was one of the most impressive blues performers of his era who inspired many artists of later years like Bob Dylan, and this substantial collection offers an entertaining showcase for a highly original and influential artist.
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Big Williams  Joe - Baby Please Don't Go: The Collection 1935-62

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Format: CD
Label: ACROBAT
Rel. Date: 01/12/2024
UPC: 824046751920

Baby Please Don't Go: The Collection 1935-62
Artist: Big Williams Joe
Format: CD
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DISC: 1

1. Little Leg Woman
2. Somebody's Been Borrowing That Stuff
3. Providence Help The Poor People
4. My Grey Pony
5. Highway 49 Blues
6. Stepfather Blues
7. Wild Cow Blues
8. Baby Please Don't Go
9. Worried Man Blues
10. Stack O Dollars
11. Brother James
12. I Know You Gonna Miss Me
13. I Won't Be In Hard Luck Any More
14. Rootin' Ground Hog
15. Crawling King Snake
16. Meet Me Around The Corner
17. I'm Getting Wild About Her
18. Peach Orchard Mama
19. Please Don't Go
20. Break Em On Down
21. Someday Baby
22. Highway 49
23. Somebody's Been Worrying
24. 22 Vitamin A
25. His Spirit Lives On
26. Good Mr. Roosevelt
27. Wild Cow Moan
28. Baby, Please Don't Go
29. Stack O' Dollars
30. Mellow Apples
31. House Lady Blues
32. Banta Rooster Blues
33. Don't You Leave Me Here
34. King Biscuit Stomp
35. P Vine Blues
36. I'm A Highway Man
37. Jivin' Woman
38. She's A Married Woman
39. Mama Don't Allow Me
40. Delta Blues
41. Overhauling Blues
42. Whistling Pines
43. She Left Me a Mule
44. Bad Heart Blues
45. Goin' Back
46. My Baby Left
47. King's Highway
48. Eula Mae
49. All I Want Is My Train Fare Home
50. 33 I'm Talking About You
51. Joe Williams' Blues
52. Don't Leave Me Here
53. Crawlin' King Snake
54. Cow Cow Blues
55. I May Be Wrong
56. Keep A-Knockin'
57. Baby Please Don't Go
58. Drop Down Mama
59. Mellow Peaches
60. No More Whisky
61. Tailor Made Babe
62. Big Joe Talking
63. Some Day Baby
64. Good Morning Little Schoolgirl
65. Peach Orchard Mama (album version)
66. Juanita
67. Shetland Pony Blues
68. Omaha Blues
69. Sloppy Drunk Blues
70. Yo Yo Blues (A Levee Camp Moan)
71. President Roosevelt
72. :
73. 44 Forty-Four Blues
74. Greystone Blues
75. I Want My Crown
76. Mean Stepfather
77. Brother James
78. Shake Your Boogie
79. Vitamin A Blues
80. She Left Me A Mule To Ride
81. So Glad
82. Highway 49 Blues
83. Poor Beggar
84. Blues Left Texas
85. 13 Highway
86. Down In The Bottom
87. Overhaul Your Machine
88. That Thing's In Town
89. Walk On, Little Girl
90. Tiajuana Blues
91. 45 Blues
92. Arkansas Woman
93. Four Corners Of The World
94. I Got The Best King Biscuit
95. Haunted House Blues
96. 55 I Done Stop Hollering
97. I Got A Bad Mind
98. Long Tall Woman, Skinny Mama Too
99. Stack Of Dollars
100. Indiana Woman Blues
101. My Baby Keeps Hanging Around
102. Jiving The Blues
103. Jump Baby Jump!
104. Whistling Pines
105. Bluebird Blues
106. She'll Be Coming Round the Mountain
107. Elevate Me Baby
108. Mama Don't Allow me To Fool Around All Night Long
109. Kings Highway Blues
110. Somebody's Been Fooling No. 1
111. T.B. Blues
112. King BisCuit Stomp
113. Delta Blues
114. Somebody's Been Fooling No. 3
115. Rooting Ground Hog
116. Don't Leave Me Here

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Big Joe Williams - Baby Please Don't Go: The Collection 1935-62 / Big Joe Williams was a Delta blues singer, songwriter and guitarist famous for the distinctive sound of his unique nine-string guitar, as well as for recording classic songs like "Baby Please Don't Go" and "Crawling King Snake". His career was remarkable for the fact that he recorded through every decade from the mid-1930s into the'70s, although his periods of active recording were somewhat erratic, while he maintained a constant round of 'live' performing. This great-value 115-track 5-CD set comprises most of the A & B sides of his releases on the Bluebird, Columbia, Bullet, Trumpet & VeeJay labels from 1935 to 1957, plus EP titles and the titles from his albums "Piney Woods Blues", "A Man Sings The Blues, "Tough Times", "Blues On Highway 69", "Nine-String Guitar Blues" and "Mississippi's Big Joe Williams & his Nine-String Guitar" from 1957 through to 1962. It includes recordings where he is accompanied by noted contemporaries like Sonny Boy Williamson, Ransom Knowling, Robert Lee McCoy, Judge Riley and others. He was one of the most impressive blues performers of his era who inspired many artists of later years like Bob Dylan, and this substantial collection offers an entertaining showcase for a highly original and influential artist.
        
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