Joe Williams

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Birthday
12, 1918
Birthplace
Cordele, GA
Death Date
Mar 29, 1999 (80)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
12, 1918
Birthplace
Cordele, GA
Death Date
Mar 29, 1999 (80)

About

Baritone jazz and blues vocalist for over fifty years whose song "Everyday I Have the Blues" was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.

Before Fame

He traveled to the Vendome Theatre in Chicago to see Louis Armstrong play.

Trivia

He first sang with clarinet and saxophone player Jimmie Noone.

Family Life

He first married Lemma and, after their divorce in 1958, he remarried Jillean Hughes Dath.

Associated With

He grew up listening to the works of Duke Ellington.