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Mississippi's Big Joe Williams and His Nine-String Guitar

Mississippi's Big Joe Williams and His Nine-String Guitar

This vital reissue captures the dynamic range of Williams’s work with clarity and presence—from the quietest, almost whisper-like guitar to his loudest shouts, and everything in between. 13 tracks, originally recorded in a Chicago studio during 1961. Accompanied on several tracks by bassist Ransom Knowling. Includes Bluebird Blues, Somebody’s Been Fooling, and Elevate Me Baby. "You can hear the renewed vigor and vinegar in his voice." — Dirty Linen

Track Listing

101
Whistling Pines Big Joe Williams 2:58
102
Bluebird Blues Big Joe Williams 3:26
103
She'll Be Coming 'Round the Mountain Big Joe Williams 3:20
104
Elevate Me Baby Big Joe Williams 3:15
105
Momma Don't Allow Me to Fool Around All Night Long Big Joe Williams 4:19
106
Kings Highway Blues Big Joe Williams 2:57
107
Somebody's Been Fooling #1 Big Joe Williams 2:53
108
T.B. Blues Big Joe Williams 3:34
109
King Biscuit Stomp Big Joe Williams 4:44
110
Delta Blues Big Joe Williams 2:58
111
Somebody's Been Fooling #3 Big Joe Williams 3:44
112
Rooting Ground Hog Big Joe Williams 3:12
113
Don't Leave Me Big Joe Williams 2:40

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