Big Joe Williams And His Nine String Guitar (180g Vinyl LP)

Artist: Big Joe Williams
Format: LP
Bar-code: 5060397602312
Cat No: CATLP231


Big Joe Williams is seen by many as the ultimate incarnation of the Delta Country Blues player, and several of his songs have become standards in the Blues canon. Known for being rough on his guitars,it one of the reasons for the ongoing tinkering that led to the construction of his first nine string instrument. This fine studio album was released in 1962 on the Folkways Label after being recorded the year before. It contains King Highway Blues, a slow and at times almost spoken track. Where as Somebody’s Been Foolin’ is fairly driven along by Ransom Knowling’s Bass. in 1968 Downbeat Magazine, simply stated that “Big Joe Williams’ Blues is a beautiful experience”. Listen to this album and you’ll agree.

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1. Whistlin’ Pines
2. Bluebird Blues
3. She’ll Be Comin’ Round The Mountain
4. Elevate Me Baby5
5. .Mama Don’t Allow Me To Fool Around All Night Long
6. Kings Highway Blues
7. Somebody’s Been Foolin’ #1


1. T.B. Blues
2. King Biscuit Stomp
3. Delta Blues
4. Somebody’s Been Foolin’ #3
5. Rootin’ Ground Hog
6. Don’t Leave Me Here