Big Joe Williams 1971

Big Joe Williams in concert on November 14, 1971. Photograph by Patrick Denoréaz

Big Joe Williams 1972

Big Joe Williams, American Folk Blues Festival, Hamburg 1972. Photograph by Heinrich Klaffs


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Big Joe Williams

Birth name: Joseph Lee Williams (Joe Lee Williams)
Other Names: Joe Williams, Big Joe, Po' Joe Williams, Poor Joe Williams, Big Country Joe Williams, Mississippi Big Joe Williams - (King Solomon Hill ??? [Blues Who's Who - mentioned as not confirmed), King of the 9 String Guitar

Member of: Joe Williams' Washboard Blues Singers, Birmingham Jug Band

* Oktober 16, 1903 on a farm on edge of Knoxford Swamp outside of Crawford, Mississippi
c1915 into 20s - workes as singer, dancer, guitarist at picnics, roadhouses, dances, fish fries, levee and railroad camps through Mississippi
c1918 - worked in Doc Bennett Medicine Show, Mobile AL
c1921 - recorded in New Orleans LA ?
c1922-24 - toured with Birmingham Jug Band on Rabbit Foot Minstrels tent show through South
20s - frequently toured with Little Brother Montgomery working brothel cicuit through Mississippi/Lousiana
1929 - recorded for Vocalion in Memphis TN ? - frequently worked with St Louis Jimmy at local house rent parties, St Louis MO, frequently toured with Birmingham Jug Band working jukes/streets through Bessemer, Birmingham, Tuscaloosa AL
30s - continued to hobo across US
1930 - recorded with Birmingham Jug Band for OKeh, Atlanta GA
1932 - recorded for Paramount, Grafton WI
1932-33 - worked with Honeyboy Edwards at parties, dances through Mississippi, Louisiana into Gulf Coast areas
1934 - worked with Bogus Ben Covington at Century of Progress Exposition, Chicago IL
1935-45 - recorded for Bluebird, Chicago IL
c1939 - together with Peetie Wheatstraw at St Louis Club, St Louis MO
40s - worked as single at St Louis Club, St Louis MO - frequently worked with Charley Jordan in local clubs, St Louis MO
1941 - frequently worked with Bill Lucas in local streets, St Louis MO - formed own group (with Muddy Waters), worked at local clubs, jukes, Clarksdale MS
1947 - recorded with John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson for Columbia, Chicago IL
1949 - recorded for Bullet, St Louis
early 50s - appeared on Studs Terkel "I Come For To Sing" show, local TV, Chicago IL - toured with Jimmy Walker working at club dates through Ohio, Pennsylvania
1951-52 - recorded for Oldie Blues, St Louis MO
1952 - recorded for Trumpet, Jackson MS
1956 - recorded for VJ, Chicago IL
1957 - worked at Westminster College, Fulton MO - recorded for Collector, Chicago IL
1957-58 - recorded for Delmark, St Louis MO
1958 - Piney Wood Blues (Delmark 602) released
1959 - recorded for Arhoolie, Oakland CA
1960 - recorded for Arhoolie, Los Gatos CA - Gate of Horn, Blind Pig and Oxford Coffee House, Chicago IL - Poor Joe Williams-A Man Sings the Blues (Collector 3, 4) released - Tough Times (Arhoolie 1002) released - Blues 'n Trouble (Arhoolie 1006) released
1961 - recorded for Delmark, Folkways, Xtra, Chicago IL - Oct. 21, recorded for Spivey (together with Bob Dylan and Victoria Spivey), New York City (or March 2, 1962 [Wikipedia "Spivey Records"]??? - date of release?) - Stavin' Chain: Mississippi Blues (Delmark 609) released - Blues On Highway 49 (Delmark 604) released
1962 - worked at University of Chicago Folk Festival, Chicago IL - at Yale University, New Haven CT - University of Illinois, Urbana IL - Nov. 24-26, at Gerde's Folk City, New York City, recorded for Bluesville - Mississippi’s Big Joe Williams And His Nine-String Guitar (Folkways 3820) released - Blues For Nine Strings (Bluesville 1056) released - Three Kings And the Queen (Spivey 1004) released
from 1962 - formed own trio to work local dance halls, clubs, St Louis MO
1963 - worked at Birdhouse, Gate of Horn, Limelight Cafe, Paul's Roast Round, Chiacgo IL - Skylight Theater, Milwaukee WI - toured with American Folk Blues Festival through England, Europe - on "I Heat The Blues", Granada-TV, London Eng. - recorded for Fontana, Bremen Ger. - worked at Ravisloe Country Club, Homewood IL - recorded for Spivey, Chicago IL (?) - March 6/31, recorded for Delmark with Yank Rachel, Sleepy John Estes, Hammie Nixon, Paul Butterfield, Chicago IL - Big Joe Williams at Folk City (Bluesville 1067) released
1963-64 - worked at Fickle Pickle (Paul Butterfields Club), Chicago IL - worked at Grinnell College Folk Festival, Grinnell IA
1964 - recorded for Testament, Chicago IL - recorded with Short Stuff Macon for Spivey, Folkway, Brooklyn NY - worked at University of Chicago Folk Festival and at Big John's Club, Chicago IL - toured through Midwest working at small clubs, coffeehouses in Bloomington IN, DeKalb IL, Milwaukee WI and elsewhere, worked at Bard College, Annadale-on-Hudson NY - Oct. 9, American Folk Blues Festival, Hamburg Germany (Musikhalle) - Portraits in Blues Vol. 7: Ramblin' And Wanderin' Blues (Storyville 163) released - Back To the Country (Testament 2205) released - Classic Delta Blues (Milestone 3001) released
1964-66 - recorded for Milestone, Chicago IL
1965 - worked at Rockford College Seminar, Rockford IL - at The Yellow Unicorn and Downbeat Jazz Festival, Chicago IL - Carnegie Hall, NYC - La Faim Foetale, Montreal Can. - Studio Blues (Bluesville 1086) released
1966 - appeared on "Festival Presents The Blues, CBC-TV", Toronto, Can. - Big Joe Williams & Short Stuff Macon: Hell Bound & Heaven Sent (Folkways 31004) released - Big Joe Williams (Transatlantic XTRA 1033) released
1968 - worked at Electric Circus, NYC - toured with American Folk Blues Festival through England, Europe (shown in UK film "American Folk Blues Festival) - recorded for World Pacific, London - worked at United Disciple of Christ church, Chicago IL
1969 - worked at University of Wisconsin Blues Festival, Madison WI - at Chicago Blues Festival - at Ann Arbor Blues Festival, Ann Arbor MI - recorded for Adelphi Chicago IL - recorded for Arhoolie, Berkeley CA - Hand Me Down My Old Walking Stick (Liberty 83207) released - Thinking Of What They Did To Me (Arhoolie 1053) released
1970 - Worked at The Matrix, San Francisco CA - at Roosevelt University, Chicago IL - at University of Illinois, Urbana IL - at Wisconsin Delta Blues Festival, Beloit College, Beloit WI - Kings And the Queen Vol. 2 (Spivey 1014) released
1970-72 - worked at Alice's Revisited, Chicago IL
c1971 - recorded for Delmark and Blues on Blues, Chicago IL -
1971 - toured with Chicago Blues Festival, working concert dates, TV appearances through Europe - worked at Ash Grove, Los Angeles CA
1972 - worked at New Orleans Jazz & Heritage, New Orleans LA - recorded for Storyville, Copenhagen, Denmark - recorded for Sonet, Stockholm Sweden - Big Joe Williams (Storyville 224) released
1973 - toured through Europe - March 24, worked at Zodiac Club, Amstelveen, Holland
1974 - mostly inactive in music due to illness - appeared on local blues show, WMAB-TV and worked at State Historical Museum Concert, Jackson MS - toured with Blues Festival through Japan - recorded for Blues On Blues, Muscle Shoals AL - Malvina My Sweet Woman (Oldie Blues 2814) released - Don’t Your Plums Look Mellow Hanging On Your Tree (ABC/Bluesway 6080) released
1976 - worked at Festival of American Folklife, Washington DC (shown on "Glorious Fourth", NBC-TV) - at John Henry Folk Festival, Camp Virgil Tate, Princeton WV - appeared on "The Devil's Music - A History Of The Blues", BBC-1-TV, England (episode "Work and Mother Wit" and "The Movements of Providence") - toured through Germany - worked at Jazz Live Festival, Dortmund, Ger.
1977 - worked at Quartier Latin, Berlin, Ger.
1978 - appeared on "Good Mornin' Blues", PBS-TV - recorded for Ornament, Crawford, Mashulaville MS
1979 - Sept., recorded at Muscle Shoals Studio, Sheffield AL - Sept. 8, recorded for Delta Blues, Freedom Village MS
1980 - 1973-80 Field Recordings (L+R 42.047) released
Dezember 17, 1982 in Macon, Mississippi

Instruments: (6-string) guitar, 9-string guitar, 12-string guitar, e-guitar, kazoo, dobro, slide, harmonica, accordion

Influences: Blind Lemon Jefferson

Influenced: Honeyboy Edwards, John Paul Hammond

Sources:
Wikipedia
Blues Who's Who
www.wirz.de (illustrated discography)
Dixon, Robert M.W.: Blues & Gospel Records 1890-1943
Fancourt, Les. McGrath, Bob: The Blues Discography 1943-70
Ford, Robert. McGrath, Bob: The Blues Discography 1971-2000
Leadbitter, Mike. Slaven, Neil: Blues Records 1943 to 1970. A Selective Discography


Songs (with date of recording):

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13 Highway
1961.07.13 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 604, on: Blues On Highway 49 (released 1961) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
38 Pistol Blues
1961.10.07 -- NYC - Bluesville 1056, on: Blues For Nine Strings (released 1962) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Larry Johnson (h), Willie Dixon (b)
44 Blues
1957.06.06 -- St. Louis MO - Delmark unissued - Po' Joe Williams (v,g), Erwin Helfer (p)
1963.00.00? -- Chicago IL - Stackohits 9035, on: Blues From the South Side - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
45 Blues
1961.07.13 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 604, on: Blues on Highway 49 (released 1961) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
49 Highway Blues
1935.02.25 -- Chicago IL - 85490-1 Bluebird B5996 - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1961.07.13/20 -- ? - Delmark 604, on: Blues On Highway 49 - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Ransom Knowling (bb)
'56 Plymouth
1965.00.00 -- Rockford College IL - Testament 6010, on: These Are My Blues (released 1998) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
71 Cadillac Blues
1971.00.00? -- Chicago IL - Blues On Blues BOB 10003, on: Blues From the Mississippi Delta (released 1972) - Big Joe Williams ("Big Country Joe Williams")
'72 Cadillac Blues
1972.02.28 -- New Orleans LA - Southland 19, on: Highway Man (released 2001) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
88 And 8 Stomp
1957.06.06 -- St. Louis MO - Delmark unissued - Po' Joe Williams (v,g), Erwin Helfer (p)

Ain't Gonna Be Your Lowdown Dog
1964.02/03 -- St. Louis MO - Testament 2205, on: Back To the Country (released 1964) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Jimmy Brown (vl), Willie Lee Harris (h)
Ain't Gonna Rain No More
1961.10.07 -- NYC - Bluesville 1086, on: Studio Blues (released 1965) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Larry Johnson (h), Willie Dixon (b)
Ain't Nothin' Like Whiskey
1960.07.06 -- Los Angeles CA - World Pacific 1296, on: Down South Summit Meeting (released 1960) - Sonny Terry (v,g), Brownie McGhee (v,g), Lightnin' Hopkins (v,g), Big Joe Williams (v,g), Jimmy Bond (b)
Ain't Seen No Whiskey
(Williams)
1938.06.17 -- ? - (first released on: Alexis Korner presents King of the Blues Vol.3 1962) - Big Joe Williams, Sonny Boy Williamson (h), Yank Rachel (md) [Tune as John Estes Milcow Blues]
Alabama Blues - This Ain't My Home
1960.10.05 -- Los Gatos CA - Arhoolie unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Alabama Bound
1965.05.14 -- NYC - unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Bill Einhorn (h), Tom Pyle (b)
All I Want Is My Train Fare Home
1957.09.01/3 -- Chicago IL - Collector 3, on: Poor Joe Williams-A Man Sings the Blues (released 1960) - Poor Joe Williams (v,g), Erwin Helfer (p)
All Night Long
1961.00.00 -- Chicago IL - Folkways 3820
Angel Child
1961.07.13 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 767, on: I Got Wild (released 2003) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Anna (Annie) Mae
1964.02/03 -- St. Louis MO - Testament 2205, on: Back To the Country (released 1964) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Jimmy Brown (vl)
1965.00.00 -- Starkville MS - Testament 2209, on: The Sound Of The Delta: A Mississippi Blues Anthology (released 1966) - Russ Logan (v,wb), Big Joe Williams (g)
1969.12.14? -- Berkeley CA - Arhoolie unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1974.11.22 -- Jackson MS - Wolf CD 120.916, on: Shake Your Boogie (released 2007) - Big Joe Williams
Arkansas Woman
1961.07.13 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 604, on: Blues On Highway 49 (released 1961) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Army Man Blues
1961.10.07 -- NYC - Bluesville 1056, on: Blues For Nine Strings (released 1962) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Larry Johnson (h), Willie Dixon (b)
Army Man In Vietnam
1969.12.14? -- Berkeley CA - Arhoolie 1053, on: Thinking Of What They Did To Me (released 1969) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Charlie Musselwhite (h)
As Long As the World Stands
(Johnny Shines)
1969.09.00 -- Chicago IL - Adelphi 1005, on: Really Chicago's Blues - Johnny Shines (v,g(Slide J200)), Sunnyland Slim (e-p), Backwards Sam Firk (backup J45 with flatpick), Big Joe Williams (k)
Atlanta Town
1935.10.31 -- Chicago IL - 96249-1 Bluebird B6187 - Chasey "Kokomo" Collins (v), "Dad" Tracy (vn), Joe Williams (g)

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Baby Don't You Wanna Go
1973.03.24 -- Amstelveen, Netherlands - Oldie Blues 2814, on: Malvina My Sweet Woman - Big Joe Williams
Baby, I Ain't Gonna Let You Go
1962.02.26 -- NYC - Bluesville 1067, on: Big Joe Williams at Folk City (released 1963) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Baby Keeps On Breaking 'Em Down
1968.10.25? -- London UK - Liberty 83207, on: Hand Me Down My Old Walking Stick (released 1969) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Baby Left Town
1956.10.16 -- Chicago IL - Vee Jay 227, Vee Jay 1000, on: Bluesville Chicago: Blues And Gospel Train No. 10 (released 1957) - Joseph Lee Williams (v,g), Sam Fowler (h), Al Duncan (d)
Baby Please Don't Go
(Big Joe Williams)
1935.10.31 -- Chicago IL - 96244-1 Bluebird B6200 - Joe Williams' Washboard Blues Singers (Joe Williams (v,g), "Dad" Tracy (1 string fiddle), Chasey "Kokomo" Collins (wb) -

1947.07.22 -- Chicago IL - CCO 4833 Columbia 37945, Blues Classics 21, on: Big Joe Williams & Sonny Boy Williamson (released 1969) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Sonny Boy Williamson (h), Ransom Knowling (b), Judge Riley (d)
1951.09.10 -- St. Louis MO - Baul, on: Oldie Blues 2804, on: Malvina My Sweet Woman (released 1974) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1952.03.00 -- Shreveport LA - Specialty 5014, on: Country Blues (released 1973) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1958.01.10/11 -- Delmark unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1958.02/18/19? -- St. Louis MO - Delmark 602, on: Piney Wood Blues (released 1958) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1957/1958 -- Chicago IL - Cobra unissued, Flyrhight 577, on: Unissued Chicago Blues of the 50's from Cobra & JOB (released 1981) (tk 2 without p) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Erwin Helfer? (p)
1959.00.00 -- Oakland CA - Arhoolie unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1961.08.15 -- Chicago IL - Delmark unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Walter Horton (h), David "Honeyboy" Edwards (g)
1963.00.00? -- Chicago IL - Stackohits 9035, on: Blues From the South Side - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1963.00.00 -- Chicago IL - Fat Possum 1043, on: The George Mitchell Collection (released 1963) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1963.10.13 -- Bremen GER - Evidence 26100, on: American Folk Blues Festival 1962-65 - (released 1995) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1964.10.09 -- Hamburg GER - L + R 42.024, on: American Folk Blues Festival 1964 - Joe Williams (v,g)
1974.00.00 -- Muscle Shoals AL - Bluesway 6080, on: Don't Your Plums Look Mellow Hanging On Your Tree (released 1974) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Jerry Bridges (b), Roger Allen Clark (d)
? -- ? - P-Vine PLP 9014, on: Big Joe Williams & Sonny Boy Williamson "No. 2" (released 1980) - Big Joe Williams
1965.00.00 -- Rockford College IL - Testament 6010, on: These Are My Blues (released 1998) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1968.10.25? -- London UK - Liberty 83207, on: Hand Me Down My Old Walking Stick (released 1969) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1971.05.21 -- Crawford MS - Arhoolie CD 9015, on: Big Joe Williams and Friends: Going Back To Crawford - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1974.11.22 -- Jackson MS - Wolf 120.918, on: Live 1974 - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1979.09.00 -- Sheffield, AL - Gitanes Jazz/Verve 519-943-2, on: The Final Years (released 1995) - Big Joe Williams
Baby Please Don't Go No. 2
1972.02.28 -- New Orleans LA - Southland 19, on: Highway Man (released 2001) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Back Door
1958.02/18/19? -- Delmark 767, on: I Got Wild (released 2003) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1979.09.00 -- Sheffield, AL - Gitanes Jazz/Verve 519-943-2, on: The Final Years (released 1995) - Big Joe Williams
Back Home Again
1961.10.07 -- NYC - Bluesville 1086, on: Studio Blues (released 1965) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Back Home Blues
1963.10.16 -- Copenhagen, Denmark - Storyville 163, on: Portraits in Blues Vol. 7: Ramblin' And Wanderin' Blues (released 1964) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1971.05.21 -- Crawford MS - Arhoolie CD 9015, on: Big Joe Williams and Friends: Going Back To Crawford - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Back In the Bottom Blues
1963.10.13 -- Bremen GER - Evidence 26100, on: American Folk Blues Festival 1962-65 - (released 1995) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Back On My Feet
1972.03/04 -- Stockholm S - Sonet 635, on: Legacy Of the Blues Vol.6 (released 1974) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Backroad Blues
1972.02.28 -- New Orleans LA - Southland 19, on: Highway Man (released 2001) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Back South Blues
1960.10.10 -- Chicago IL - 2 Testament unissued - Blind Darby (v,g?), Big Joe Williams (g)
Backwater Blues
1979.00.00? -- ? - L'Escargot 398, on: The black way - la memoire du peuple noir (released 1979) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Bad And Weak Hearted Blues
1947.12.18 -- Chicago IL - CCO 4943-1 Epic 37318, on: OKeh Chicago Blues (released 1982) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Sonny Boy Williams (h), Ransom Knowling (b), Judge Riley (d)
Bad Heart Blues
1951.12.03 -- Jackson MS - DRC-99 Trumpet 171, Acoustic Archives 702, on: Delta Blues 1951 (released 1990) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), T.J. Green (b)
Bad Living
1969.12.14? -- Berkeley CA - Arhoolie 1053, on: Thinking Of What They Did To Me (released 1969) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Bama Leaves Fallin'
1978.08.20 -- Crawford MS - Ornament CH-7.713, on: Back to the Roots - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Bad Luck
1971.05.21 -- Crawford MS - Arhoolie CD 9015, on: Big Joe Williams and Friends: Going Back To Crawford - Big Joe Williams (v,g), John "Shortstuff" Macon (v,g)
Banta Rooster Blues
1947.12.18 -- Chicago IL - CCO 4946-1 Columbia 38190 - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Sonny Boy Williams (h), Ransom Knowling (b), Judge Riley (d)
Banty Rooster (Blues) (Patton)
1964.07.29/09.26 -- Chicago IL - Milestone 3001, on: Classic Delta Blues (released 1964) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1974.11.22 -- Jackson MS - Wolf 120.918, on: Live 1974 - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Beauty Parlor
1938.03.13 -- Aurora IL - 020118-1 Bluebird B7603 - Sonny Boy Williamson (v,h) Yank Rachel (md), Joe Williams (g)
Been In Crawford To Long
1971.05.21 -- Crawford MS - Arhoolie CD 9015, on: Big Joe Williams and Friends: Going Back To Crawford - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Glover Lee Connor (v)
Bessermer Baby
? -- ? - P-Vine PLP 9014, on: Big Joe Williams & Sonny Boy Williamson "No. 2" (released 1980) - Big Joe Williams
1957/1958 -- Chicago IL - Cobra unissued, Flyrhight 577, on: Unissued Chicago Blues of the 50's from Cobra & JOB (released 1981) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Erwin Helfer? (p)
Big Fat Mama
1972.03/04 -- Stockholm S - Sonet 635, on: Legacy Of the Blues Vol.6 (released 1974) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Big Joe, Dylan and Victoria
1962.03.02 -- NYC - Spivey 1014, on: Kings And the Queen Vol. 2 (released 1970) - Victoria Spivey (v), Big Joe Williams (v,g), Bob Dylan (v)
Big Joe's Hometown Blues
1972.02.28 -- New Orleans LA - Southland 19, on: Highway Man (released 2001) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Big Joe Talking
1958.01.10/11 -- Delmark 602, on: Piney Wood Blues (released 1958) - Big Joe Williams talking with Bob Kestner, Paul Bridenbach, John Harford
Big-Legged Woman, Keep Your Dresses Down
1964.05.18 -- NYC - Folkways (3)1004, on: Big Joe Williams & Short Stuff Macon: Hell Bound & Heaven Sent (released 1968) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Short Stuff Macon (g)
Big Road Blues
1979.09.00 -- Sheffield, AL - Gitanes Jazz/Verve 519-943-2, on: The Final Years (released 1995) - Big Joe Williams
Big Roll Blues
1963.10.13 -- Bremen GER - Evidence 26100, on: American Folk Blues Festival 1962-65 (released 1995) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Bird Nest
1971.05.21 -- Crawford MS - Arhoolie CD 9015, on: Big Joe Williams and Friends: Going Back To Crawford - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Bird's Nest Bound (Patton)
1964.07.29/09.26 -- Chicago IL - Milestone 3001, on: Classic Delta Blues (released 1964) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1965.00.00 -- Rockford College IL - Testament 6010, on: These Are My Blues (released 1998) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Black Door Blues
1958.01.10/11 -- Delmark unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Black Gal
1961.10.07 -- NYC - Bluesville 1056, on: Blues For Nine Strings (released 1962) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Larry Johnson (h), Willie Dixon (b)
Black Gal You Sure Looking Warm
1972.03/04 -- Stockholm S - Sonet 635, on: Legacy Of the Blues Vol.6 (released 1974) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Black Mary
1965.00.00 -- East St. Louis IL - Testament 2209, on: The Sound Of The Delta: A Mississippi Blues Anthology (released 1966) - Ruby McCoy (v), Big Joe Williams (g)
Black Rat Blues
1973.03.24 -- Amstelveen, Netherlands - Oldie Blues OL 2814, on: Malvina My Sweet Woman - Big Joe Williams
1979.09.00 -- Sheffield, AL - Gitanes Jazz/Verve 519-943-2, on: The Final Years (released 1995) - Big Joe Williams
Bluebird Blues
1937.05.05 -- Aurora IL - 07650-1 Bluebird B7098 - Sonny Boy Williamson (v,h), Joe Williams (g)
1960.10.05? -- Los Gatos CA - Arhoolie unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1961.07.13/20 -- Chicago IL - Folkways 3820, on: Mississippi’s Big Joe Williams And His Nine-String Guitar (released 1962) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Blues Around the World
1968,10.25? -- London UK - Liberty 83207, on: Hand Me Down My Old Walking Stick (released 1969) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Blues Everywhere I Go
1964.02/03? -- St. Louis MO - Testament 2205, on: Back To the Country (released 1964) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Willie Lee Harris (h)
Blues For Gamblers
1960.07.06 -- Los Angeles CA - Society 1020, on: Big Joe, Sonny, Brownie, Lightnin' - Big Joe Williams, Lightnin' Hopkins, Brownie McGhee, Sonny Terry
1961.08.00 -- ? - Davon 2015=Horizon WP-1617=Horizon SWP-1617 - Lightnin' Hopkins, Brownie McGhee, Sonny Terry, Big Joe Williams
Blues For Yancey
1957.06.06 -- St. Louis MO - Delmark unissued - Po' Joe Williams (v,g), Erwin Helfer (p)
Blues From the Bottom
1960.07.06 -- Los Angeles CA - World Pacific unissued - Sonny Terry (v,g), Brownie McGhee (v,g), Lightnin' Hopkins (v,g), Big Joe Williams (v,g), Jimmy Bond (b)
Blues Leave Me Alone
1972.03.20 -- Copenhagen, Denmark - Storyville 8001, on: Blues Master Vol. 1 (released 1991) - Robert Pete Williams (v,g), Big Joe Williams (k)
Blues Left Texas
1961.07.13 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 604, on: Blues On Highway 49 (released 1961) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Blues On Decoration Day
? -- ? - Red Lightnin' CD 0092, on: Big Boss Men: Blues Legends Vol. 1 (released 1992) - Big Joe Williams
Blues 'Round the World
1968.00.00 -- London UK - Liberty 83207, on: Hand Me Down My Old Walking Stick
Boogie Chillen
1965.00.00 -- Rockford College IL - Testament 6010, on: These Are My Blues (released 1998) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Boogie Woogie All Day Long
1973.03.31 -- Berlin GER - Ornament CH-7.713, on: Back to the Roots - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Bottle Up And Go
1957.06.06 -- St. Louis MO - Delmark unissued - Po' Joe Williams (v,g), Erwin Helfer (p)
1962.02.26 -- NYC - Bluesville 1067, on: Big Joe Williams at Folk City (released 1963) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1965.00.00 -- Rockford College IL - Testament 6010, on: These Are My Blues (released 1998) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Brand New Car (New Car Blues) (Blues For Gamblers [?]) (Hopkins)
1960.07.06 -- Los Angeles CA - Verve Folkways 3011-3, on: The Blues Box (first released 1967) - Big Joe Williams (voc, g), Lightnin' Hopkins, Brownie McGhee, Sonny Terry (h,v)
1960.00.00 -- Los Angeles CA - Vogue 681-30, on: Blues Festival - Big Joe Williams, Lightnin' Hopkins, Brownie McGhee, Sonny Terry
Breakdown
1964.02/03 -- St. Louis MO - Testament 2205, on: Back To the Country (released 1964) - Big Joe Williams (g), Jimmy Brown (vl)
Break 'Em On Down
1941.12.12 -- Chicago IL - 070487-1 Bluebird B8969 - Joe Williams (v,g), Sonny Boy Williamson (h), Alfred Elkins (bass cano)
1960.10.05? -- Los Gatos CA - Arhoolie unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Brickyard
1937.11.11 -- Aurora IL - 016529-1 Bluebird B7416 - Robert Lee McCoy (v,g), Joe Williams (g), Sonny Boy Williamson (h), unknown (p)
Brother James
1937.05.05 -- Aurora IL - 07663-1 Bluebird B7022 - Big Joe (v,g), Robert Lee McCoy (g), Sonny Boy Williamson (h)
1960.10.05? -- Los Gatos CA - Arhoolie 1002, on: Tough Times (released 1960) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Buffalo
1968.10.25? -- London UK - Liberty 83207, on: Hand Me Down My Old Walking Stick (released 1969) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Bugle Blues
1962.02.26 -- NYC - Bluesville 1067, on: Big Joe Williams at Folk City (released 1963) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Bull Cow (Blues)
1961.07.13 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 767, on: I Got Wild (released 2003) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1969.10.14? -- Berkeley CA - Arhoolie 1053, on: Thinking Of What They Did To Me (released 1969) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1974.11.22 -- Jackson MS - Wolf CD 120.916, on: Shake Your Boogie (released 2007) - Big Joe Williams
1978.07.28 -- Crawford MS - Ornament CH-7.713, on: Back to the Roots - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Bumble Bee
1964.05.18 -- NYC - Folkways (3)1004, on: Big Joe Williams & Short Stuff Macon: Hell Bound & Heaven Sent (released 1968) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Short Stuff Macon (g)
Burned Child Is Scared Of Fire
1962.02.26 -- NYC - Bluesville 1067, on: Big Joe Williams at Folk City (released 1963) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Bye Bye Baby (Blues) (Trad.)
1963.00.00? -- Chicago IL - Stackohits 9035, on: Blues From the South Side - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1963.03.06/31 -- Chicago IL - Delmark DS/DL 606, on: Yank Rachell And His Tennessee Jug Busters: Mandolin Blues - Yank Rachell (v,md), Hammie Nixon (jug,h), Sleepy John Estes (g), Big Joe Williams (g), Mike Bloomfield (g)
1969.09.00 -- Chicago IL - Adelphi 1005, on: Really Chicago's Blues - Johnny Shines (v, J200), Sunnyland Slim (v,e-p), Big Joe Williams (v), Backwards Sam Firk (J45)

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Came Out the Wilderness
1978.08.03 -- Crawford MS - Ornament CD-7.713, on: Back to the Roots - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Canary Bird
1965.00.00 -- East St. Louis IL - Testament 2209, on: The Sound Of The Delta: A Mississippi Blues Anthology (released 1966) - Andrew Cauther (v,h), Big Joe Williams (g)
1972.03/04 -- Stockholm S - Verve B0006288-02, on: The Sonet Blues Story (released 2005) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Can't Listen No More
1971.05.21 -- Crawford MS - Arhoolie CD 9015, on: Big Joe Williams and Friends: Going Back To Crawford - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Amelia Johnson (v)
Careless Love
1965.05.14 -- NYC - Transatlantic XTRA 1033, on: Big Joe Williams (released 1966) - Big Joe Williams (v,g,k), Bill Einhorn (h), Tom Pyle (b)
Chain Gang Blues (Hopkins)
1960.07.06 -- Los Angeles CA - Society 1020, on: Big Joe, Sonny, Brownie, Lightnin' (released 1960) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Lightnin' Hopkins (v,g), Brownie McGhee (v,g), Sonny Terry (h,v), Jimmy Bond (b)
A Change Gotta Be Made
1972.03.20 -- Copenhagen, Denmark - Storyville SLP 224/ST-21022, on: Big Joe Williams - Big Joe Williams
1979.09.00 -- Sheffield, AL - Gitanes Jazz/Verve 519-943-2, on: The Final Years (released 1995) - Big Joe Williams
A Change Got To Be Made

? -- ? - Storyville 623702, on: Blues Roots Vol.3 (released 1979) - Big Joe Williams
Checkin' Out
1971.05.21 -- Crawford MS - Arhoolie CD 9015, on: Big Joe Williams and Friends: Going Back To Crawford - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Amelia Johnson (v)
Cherry Tree
1972.02.28 -- New Orleans LA - Southland 19, on: Highway Man (released 2001) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Christmas Blues (What You Gonna Do For Me)
1971.00.00? -- Chicago IL - Blues On Blues BOB 10003, on: Blues From the Mississippi Delta (released 1972) - Big Joe Williams ("Big Country Joe Williams")
Church Bell Ring
1968.10.25? -- London UK - Liberty 83207, on: Hand Me Down My Old Walking Stick (released 1969) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Church Bells Ringin'
1972.02.28 -- New Orleans LA - Southland 19, on: Highway Man (released 2001) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
CNA
1937.11.11 -- Aurora IL - 016533-1 Bluebird B7440 - Robert Lee McCoy (v,g), Joe Williams (g), Henry Townsend? (g), Sonny Boy Williamson (h)
Coal and Iceman Blues
1961.08.15 -- Chicago IL - Delmark unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Walter Horton (h), David "Honeyboy" Edwards (g)
Coffeehouse Blues
1961.07.13 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 767, on: I Got Wild (released 2003) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Coal And Iceman Blues
1961.10.07 -- NYC - Bluesville 1056, on: Blues For Nine Strings (released 1962) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Larry Johnson (h), Willie Dixon (b)
Come Here Baby (Rusty Can Blues)
1974.11.22 -- Jackson MS - Wolf 120.918, on: Live 1974 - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Coming Round the Mountain
1961.08.15 -- Chicago IL - Delmark unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Walter Horton (h), David "Honeyboy" Edwards (g)
Corrina
1971.05.21 -- Crawford MS - Arhoolie CD 9015, on: Big Joe Williams and Friends: Going Back To Crawford - Big Joe Williams (v,g), John "Shortstuff" Macon (v,g)
Cottage Grove (Blues)
1952.03.00 -- Shreveport LA - Specialty 5014, on: Country Blues (released 1973) - Big Joe Williams (voc, g)
1957/1958 -- Chicago IL - Cobra unissued, Flyrhight 577, on: Unissued Chicago Blues of the 50's from Cobra & JOB (released 1981) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Erwin Helfer? (p)
? -- ? - P-Vine PLP 9014, on: Big Joe Williams & Sonny Boy Williamson "No. 2" (released 1980) - Big Joe Williams
Cotton Pickin
1964.05.23 -- NYC - 217 Spivey 1005, on: Mississippi Mr. Shortstuff with Big Joe Williams (released 1964) - Mr. Shortstuff (v,g), Big Joe Williams (g)
Cow Cow Blues
1957.09.01/3 -- Chicago IL - Collector 4, on: Poor Joe Williams-A Man Sings the Blues (released 1960) - Poor Joe Williams (v,g), Erwin Helfer (p)
Crazin' the Blues
1972.03.20 -- Copenhagen, Denmark - Storyville SLP 224/ST-21022, on: Big Joe Williams - Big Joe Williams
Creole Queen
1969.12.14? -- Berkeley CA - Arhoolie 1053, on: Thinking Of What They Did To Me (released 1969) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Crossroad Blues (Robert Johnson)
1964.07.29/09.26 -- Chicago IL - Milestone 3001, on: Classic Delta Blues (released 1964) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Crawlin' King Snake
1941.03.27 -- Chicago IL - 053989-1 Bluebird B8738 - Joe Williams (v,g), William Mitchell (imb)
1957.09.01/3 -- Chicago IL - Collector 4, on: Poor Joe Williams-A Man Sings the Blues (released 1960) - Poor Joe Williams (v,g), Erwin Helfer (p)

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Danger Blues
1937.11.11 -- Aurora IL - 016526-1 Bluebird unissued - Robert Lee McCoy (v,g), Joe Williams (g), Sonny Boy Williamson (h), unknown (p)
Dark Road Blues
1978.07.28 -- Crawford MS - L+R 42.047, on: 1973-1980 Field Recordings - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Deal 'Em On Down
1978.08.03 -- Crawford MS - L+R 42.047, on: 1973-1980 Field Recordings - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
The Death Of Dr. Martin Luther King
1969.12.14? -- Berkeley CA - Arhoolie 1053, on: Thinking Of What They Did To Me (released 1969) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Charlie Musselwhite (h)
1974.11.22 -- Jackson MS - Wolf CD 120.916, on: Shake Your Boogie (released 2007) - Big Joe Williams
Deceiving Blues
1960.10.10 -- Chicago IL - 8 Testament unissued - Blind Darby (v,g?), Big Joe Williams (g)
Decoration Blues
1938.03.13 -- Aurora IL - 020111-1 Bluebird B7665 - Sonny Boy Williamson (v,h) Yank Rachel (md), Joe Williams (g)
Decoration Day Blues
1950s? -- Chicago IL - Blue Lake unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1960.10.10 -- Chicago IL - 1 Testament unissued - Blind Darby (v,g?), Big Joe Williams (g)
Dedication To Otis Spann (Blues On Decoration Day)
1971.00.00? -- Chicago IL - Blues On Blues BOB 10003, on: Blues From the Mississippi Delta (released 1972) - Big Joe Williams ("Big Country Joe Williams")
Delmar Hop
1958.02.18/19? -- St. Louis MO - Delmark unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Delta Blues
1951.09.25 -- Jackson MS - DRC-59 Trumpet 151, Acoustic Archives 702, on: Delta Blues 1951 (released 1990) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1961.07.13/20 -- Chicago IL - tk 2 Folkways 3820, on: Mississippi’s Big Joe Williams And His Nine-String Guitar (released 1962) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Ransom Knowling (b)
1980.08.25 -- Crawford MS - L+R 42.047, on: 1973-1980 Field Recordings - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Desert Blues
1958.02.18/19? -- Delmark 767, on: I Got Wild (released 2003) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1964.00.00 -- St. Louis MO - Testament 2205, on: Back To the Country (released 1964) - Jimmy Brown (v,fiddle), Big Joe Williams (g), Willie Lee Harris (h)
Didn't Know Right From Wrong
1964.05.23 -- NYC - 222 Spivey 1005, on: Mississippi Mr. Shortstuff with Big Joe Williams (released 1964) - Mississippi Mr. Shortstuff (g), Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1965.05.14 -- NYC - Transatlantic XTRA 1033, on: Big Joe Williams (released 1966) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Bill Einhorn (h), Tom Pyle (b)
Dirt Road Blues
1964.07.29/09.26 -- Chicago IL - Milestone 3001, on: Classic Delta Blues (released 1964) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1969.12.14? -- Berkeley CA - Arhoolie 1053, on: Thinking Of What They Did To Me (released 1969) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Doctor Blues
1972.03.20 -- Copenhagen, Denmark - Storyville 225, on: Robert Pete Williams with Big Joe Williams - Robert Pete Williams (v,g), Big Joe Williams (k)
Don't Have A Friend At All
1963.10.13 -- Bremen GER - Fontana 5204, on: American Folk Blues Festival '63 (released 1969) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Don't Know Right Form Wrong
1965.00.00 (for Folkways) - ? - Transatlantic XTRA 1033, on: Big Joe Williams - Big Joe Williams
Don't Leave Me Here
1957.09.01/3 -- Chicago IL - Collector 3, on: Poor Joe Williams-A Man Sings the Blues (released 1960) - Poor Joe Williams (v,g)
1961.07.13/20 -- Chicago IL - Folkways 3820, on: Mississippi’s Big Joe Williams And His Nine-String Guitar (released 1962) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1964.05.18 -- NYC - Folkways (3)1004, on: Big Joe Williams & Short Stuff Macon: Hell Bound & Heaven Sent (released 1968) - Big Joe Williams
Don't Mistreat Your Woman (Robert Lee McCollum)
1937.05.05 -- Aurora IL - 07658-1 Bluebird B7045 - Robert Lee McCoy (v,g), Joe Williams (g)
Don't Stay Long
1971.05.21 -- Crawford MS - Arhoolie CD 9015, on: Big Joe Williams and Friends: Going Back To Crawford - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Amelia Johnson (v)
Don't the Apples Look Mellow Hangin'
1963.10.16 -- Copenhagen, Denmark - Storyville 163, on: Portraits in Blues Vol. 7: Ramblin' And Wanderin' Blues (released 1964) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Don't Want
1964.05.23 -- NYC - 219 Spivey 1005, on: Mississippi Mr. Shortstuff with Big Joe Williams (released 1964) - Mr. Shortstuff (v,g), Big Joe Williams (g)
Don't Want no Arkansas Woman
1965.00.00 -- Rockford College IL - Testament 6010, on: These Are My Blues (released 1998) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Don't Want No Big Fat Woman
1963.00.00? -- Chicago IL - Stackohits 9035, on: Blues From the South Side - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Don't Watch Your Enemies Like You Watch Your Bosom Friend
1960.10.10 -- Chicago IL - 7 Testament unissued - Blind Darby (v,g?), Big Joe Williams (g)
Don't You Know
1974.11.22 -- Jackson MS - Wolf 120.918, on: Live 1974 - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Don't You Leave Me Here
1947.12.18 -- Chicago IL - CCO 4949 Columbia 46125, on: Legends Of the Blues Vol. 1. CCO 4949-1 Columbia 30129 - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Sonny Boy Williams (h), Ransom Knowling (b), Judge Riley (d)
1960.10.05? -- Los Gatos CA - Arhoolie unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1963.10.16 -- Copenhagen, Denmark - Storyville 163, on: Portraits in Blues Vol. 7: Ramblin' And Wanderin' Blues (released 1964) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1964.05.23 -- NYC - Folkways 31004, on: Big Joe Williams & Short Stuff Macon: Hell Bound & Heaven Sent (released 1967) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Short Stuff Macon (g)
Don't Your House Look Lonesome
1973.03.31 -- Berlin GER - L+R 42.047, on: 1973-1980 Field Recordings - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Don't Your Peaches Look Mellow
1974.11.22 -- Jackson MS - Wolf 120.918, on: Live 1974 - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Don't Your Plums Look Mellow Hanging On Your Tree
1974.00.00 -- Muscle Shoals AL - Bluesway 6080, on: Don't Your Plums Look Mellow Hanging On Your Tree (released 1974) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Jerry Bridges (b), Roger Allen Clark (d)
Don't You Want To Be A Member
1965.00.00 -- Starkville MS - Testament 2209, on: The Sound Of The Delta: A Mississippi Blues Anthology (released 1966) - Bert Logan (v), Big Joe Williams (g), Russ Logan (wb)
Doorbell Blues
1963.03.06/31 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 606, on: Yank Rachell And His Tennessee Jug Busters: Mandolin Blues - Yank Rachell (v,md), Hammie Nixon (jug,h), Sleepy John Estes (g), Big Joe Williams (g), Mike Bloomfield (g)
Do the Mess Around
1972.03/04 -- Stockholm S - Verve B0006288-02, on: The Sonet Blues Story (released 2005) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Down Behind the Sun
1972.02.28 -- New Orleans LA - Southland 19, on: Highway Man (released 2001) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Down In the Bottom
1961.07.13 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 604, on: Blues On Highway 49 (released 1961) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1973.03.31 -- Berlin GER - Ornament CH-7.713, on: Back to the Roots - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Down On Mr. Mace George's Farm
1979.09.00 -- Sheffield, AL - Gitanes Jazz/Verve 519-943-2on: The Final Years (released 1995) - Big Joe Williams
Down South
1938.03.13 -- Aurora IL - 020117-1 Bluebird B7665 - Sonny Boy Williamson (v,h) Yank Rachel (md), Joe Williams (g)
Down the Line
1964.00.00 -- St. Louis MO - Testament 2205, on: Back To the Country (released 1964) - Jimmy Brown (v,fiddle), Big Joe Williams (g), Willie Lee Harris (h)
Drifting Blues
1962.03.02 -- NYC - Spivey, on: Kings And the Queen Vol. 2 - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Drinking In the Blues (McGee)
1960.07.06/7 -- Los Angeles, CA - Verve Folkways 3011-3, Society SOC 1015, on: The Blues Box (released 1967) - Lightnin' Hopkins, Brownie McGhee, Big Joe Williams (g,v)
1960.00.00 -- Los Angeles CA - Vogue LD 681-30, on: Blues Festival - Big Joe Williams, Lightnin' Hopkins, Brownie McGhee, Sonny Terry
Drop Down Blues
1945.07.12 -- Chicago IL - D5-AB-354 RCA 7323 - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Sonny Boy Williamson (h), Jump Jackson (d)
Drop Down If You Care To Go
1965.05.14 -- NYC - unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Bill Einhorn (h), Tom Pyle (b)
Drop Down Mama
1958.02.08 -- Delmark 602, on: Piney Wood Blues (released 1958) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), J.D. Short (h,g)

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Early In the Morning
1951/1952 -- St. Louis MO - Oldie Blues 2814, on: Malvina My Sweet Woman (demo recordings Baul Recording Co.) - Big Joe Williams
Early Morning Blues (Traditional)
1961.08.00 -- ? - Davon 2015=Horizon WP-1617=Horizon SWP-1617 - Lightnin' Hopkins, Brownie McGhee, Sonny Terry, Big Joe Williams
1951/1952 -- St. Louis MO - Oldie Blues 2814, on: Malvina My Sweet Woman (demo recordings Baul Recording Co.) - Big Joe Williams
Elevate Me Baby
1961.07.13/20 -- Chicago IL - Folkways 3820, on: Mississippi’s Big Joe Williams And His Nine-String Guitar (released 1962) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Ransom Knowling (b)
El Paso Blues
1963.10.16 -- Copenhagen, Denmark - Storyville 163, on: Portraits in Blues Vol. 7: Ramblin' And Wanderin' Blues (released 1964) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Eula Mae
1956.10.16 -- Chicago IL - Vee Jay 1000, on: Bluesville Chicago: Blues And Gospel Train No. 10 (released 1957) - Joseph Lee Williams (v,g), Sam Fowler (h), Al Duncan (d)
European Trip Blues (Around the World Blues)
1971.00.00? -- Chicago IL - Blues On Blues BOB 10003, on: Blues From the Mississippi Delta (released 1972) - Big Joe Williams ("Big Country Joe Williams")
Evening Sun (Annie Mae) (Johnny Shines)
1969.09.00 -- Chicago IL - Adelphi 1005, on: Really Chicago's Blues - Johnny Shines (v), slide J200), Sunnyland Slim (e-p), Big Joe Williams (k), Backwards Sam Firk (backup J45 with flatpick)
1974.11.22 -- Jackson MS - Wolf 120.918, on: Live 1974 - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Everybody's Blues (Three Aces On the Bottom Of the Deal) (Blowin' the Fuses[?])
1960.07.06/7 -- Los Angeles, CA - Verve Folkways 3011-3 - Society SOC 1009; Horizon SWP 1617, on: The Blues Box (first released 1967) - Sonny Terry (h,v), Brownie McGhee, Big Joe Williams (g,v), Jimmy Bond (b)
Everybody's Gonna Miss Me When I'm Gone
1968.10.25? -- London UK - Liberty 83207, on: Hand Me Down My Old Walking Stick (released 1969) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Everyday Brings Out A Change
1957.06.06 -- St. Louis MO - Delmark unissued - Po' Joe Williams (v,g), Erwin Helfer (p)
1973.03.24 -- Amstelveen, Netherlands - Oldie Blues 2814, on: Malvina My Sweet Woman - Big Joe Williams
Everyone Got A Woman
1963.00.00 -- Chicago IL - Fat Possum 1043, on: The George Mitchell Collection (released 1963) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Every Time I Feel the Spirit
1978.08.26 -- Crawford MS - unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Lydia Carter (v)

Feel Like Rocking
1957.06.06 -- St. Louis MO - Delmark unissued - Po' Joe Williams (v,g)
Feel So Good
1961.10.07 -- NYC - Bluesville 1086, on: Studio Blues (released 1965) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Willie Dixon (b)
First Meeting
1960.07.06 -- Los Angeles CA - World Pacific 296 - Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee, Lightnin' Hopkins, Big Joe Williams
Flour Dough Blues
1964.05.18 -- NYC - Folkways (3)1004, on: Big Joe Williams & Short Stuff Macon: Hell Bound & Heaven Sent (released 1968) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Short Stuff Macon (g)
Forty-Four Blues
1960.10.05? -- Los Gatos CA - Arhoolie 1002, on: Tough Times (released 1960) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Four Corners Of the World
1961.07.13 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 604, on: Blues On Highway 49 (released 1961) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Ransom Knowling (b)
Four Friends Blues
1960.07.06 -- Los Angeles CA - World Pacific unissued - Sonny Terry (v,g), Brownie McGhee (v,g), Lightnin' Hopkins (v,g), Big Joe Williams (v,g), Jimmy Bond (b)
Four O'Clock In the Morning
1965.00.00 -- Starkville MS - Storyville 180, on: Mississippi Blues: Blues Scene USA Vol. 4 (released 1975) - Bert Logan (v,g), Russ Logan (v,wb), Big Joe Williams (g)
Franklin Avenue Blues
1972.02.28 -- New Orleans LA - Southland 19, on: Highway Man (released 2001) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Franklin Street Blues
1974.00.00 -- Muscle Shoals AL - Bluesway 6080, on: Don't Your Plums Look Mellow Hanging On Your Tree (released 1974) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Jerry Bridges (b), Roger Allen Clark (d)
Friends And Pals
1951.12.03 -- Jackson MS - DRC-96 Trumpet 170, Acoustic Archives 702, on: Delta Blues 1951 (released 1990) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), T.J. Green (b)
1960.07.06 -- Los Angeles CA - World Pacific unissued - Sonny Terry (v,g), Brownie McGhee (v,g), Lightnin' Hopkins (v,g), Big Joe Williams (v,g), Jimmy Bond (b)

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Gambling Man
1961.10.07 -- NYC - Bluesville 1086, on: Studio Blues (released 1965) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Willie Dixon (b)
Get Your Morning Exercise
1963.03.06/31 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 606, on: Yank Rachell And His Tennessee Jug Busters: Mandolin Blues - Yank Rachell (v,md), Hammie Nixon (jug,h), Sleepy John Estes (g), Big Joe Williams (g), Mike Bloomfield (g)
Girl At the Bottom (John Lee Granderson)
1969.09.00 -- Chicago IL - Adelphi 1005, on: Really Chicago's Blues - John Lee Granderson (v,e-g), Big Joe Williams (g (National)), Backwards Sam Firk (e-g (Gibson) or Mike Stewart?)
G-Man
1937.05.05 -- Aurora IL - 07657-1 Bluebird B7090 - Robert Lee McCoy (v,g), Joe Williams (g)
G.M. & O. Blues
1958.02.18/19? -- Delmark 767, on: I Got Wild (released 2003) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
God Moves In the Wind
1960.10.10 -- Chicago IL - 4 Testament unissued - Blind Darby (v,g?), Big Joe Williams (g)
Goin' Away, Won't Be Back Till Fall
1963.00.00? -- Chicago IL - Stackohits 9035, on: Blues From the South Side - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Goin' Back (Home)
1956.10.16 -- Chicago IL - Vee-Jay 227 (56-558) - Po Joe Williams (v,g), Sam Fowler (h), Al Duncan (d)
1964.02/03 -- St. Louis - Storyville 188, on: The Best Of the Blues, Testament 2205, on: Back To the Country (first released 1994) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Jimmy Brown (vl), Willie Lee Harris (h)
Going Back Home
1956.10.16 -- Chicago IL - Vee Jay 227, Vee Jay 1000, on: Bluesville Chicago: Blues And Gospel Train No. 10 (released 1957) - Joseph Lee Williams (v,g), Sam Fowler (h), Al Duncan (d)
Going Back To Crawford, Miss.
1958.02.08 -- St. Louis MO - Delmark 609, on: Stavin' Chain: Mississippi Blues (released 1961) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), J.D. Short (g,h)
Going Back To Louisiana
1965.05.14 -- NYC - Transatlantic XTRA 1033, on: Big Joe Williams (released 1966) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Bill Einhorn (h), Tom Pyle (b)
Going Down State Street
1957.06.06 -- St. Louis MO - Delmark unissued - Po' Joe Williams (v,g), Erwin Helfer (p)
Going Down Home
1974.00.00 -- Muscle Shoals AL - Bluesway 6080, on: Don't Your Plums Look Mellow Hanging On Your Tree (released 1974) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Jerry Bridges (b), Roger Allen Clark (d)
Going 'Round the World (John Lee Granderson)
1969.09.00 -- Chicago IL - Adelphi 1005, on: Really Chicago's Blues - John Lee Granderson (v, e-g), Big Joe Williams (g(National)), Backwards Sam Firk (g(Gibson) or Mike Stewart?)
Going To St. Louis
1965.05.14 -- NYC - Transatlantic XTRA 1033, on: Big Joe Williams (released 1966) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Bill Einhorn (h), Tom Pyle (b)
Gonna Check Up On My Baby
1958.02.08 -- St. Louis MO - Delmark 602, on: Piney Wood Blues (released 1958) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), J.D. Short (h,g)
Goodbye Baby
1972.03.20 -- Copenhagen, Denmark - Storyville 225, on: Robert Pete Williams with Big Joe Williams - Robert Pete Williams (v,g), Big Joe Williams (k)
Good Morning Little Schoolgirl
1958.02.08 -- St. Louis MO - Delmark 602, on: Piney Wood Blues (released 1958) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), J.D. Short (h,g)
1958.02.18/19? -- St. Louis MO - Delmark 602 unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1965.00.00 -- Rockford College IL - Testament 6010, on: These Are My Blues (released 1998) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Good Morning, School Girl
1937.05.05 -- Aurora IL - 07649-1 Bluebird B7059 - Sonny Boy Williamson (v,h), Joe Williams (g)
Good Times Here, Better Down the Road
1971.00.00 -- Crawford MS - Arhoolie CD 9015, on: Big Joe Williams and Friends: Going Back To Crawford - Big Joe Williams, John "Shortstuff" Macon (v,(rattling)g)
Got On His Mind
1972.03.20 -- Copenhagen, Denmark - Storyville 225, on: Robert Pete Williams with Big Joe Williams - Robert Pete Williams (v,g), Big Joe Williams (k)
Got the Bottle Up And Gone
1937.05.05 -- Aurora IL - 07652-1 Bluebird B7012 - Sonny Boy Williamson (v,h), Joe Williams (g), Robert Lee McCoy (g,v)
Got To Put You Down
1971.00.00? -- Chicago IL - Blues On Blues BOB 10003, on: Blues From the Mississippi Delta (released 1972) - Big Joe Williams ("Big Country Joe Williams")
Great Big Legs
1964.05.23 -- NYC - 218 Spivey 1005, on: Mississippi Mr. Shortstuff with Big Joe Williams (released 1964) - Mr. Shortstuff (v,g), Big Joe Williams (g)
Great Gospel Blues (I'm Gonna Mourn On That Shore) (Right On That Shore [?])
1960.07.06 -- Los Angeles CA - Verve Folkways 3011-3; Society SOC 1020; Horizon SWP 1617, on: The Blues Box (first released 1967) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Lightnin' Hopkins, Brownie McGhee, Sonny Terry (h,v)
Greyhound Blues
1972.03.20 -- Copenhagen, Denmark - Storyville 225, on: Robert Pete Williams with Big Joe Williams (released 1972) - Robert Pete Williams (v,g), Big Joe Williams (k)
Greystone Blues (Anna Mae Blues)
1960.10.05? -- Los Gatos CA - Arhoolie 1002, on: Tough Times (released 1960) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)

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Hairdressin' Blues
1957.06.06 -- St. Louis MO - Delmark unissued - Po' Joe Williams (v,g)
Hand Me Down My Old Walking Stick
1968.10.25? -- London UK - Liberty 83207, on: Hand Me Down My Old Walking Stick (released 1969) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Hang It Up On the Wall
1972.03/04 -- Stockholm S - Sonet 635, on: Legacy Of the Blues Vol.6 (released 1974) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Haunted House Blues
1957.06.06 -- St. Louis MO - Delmark unissued - Po' Joe Williams (v,g), Erwin Helfer (p)
1961.07.20 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 627, on: Nine String Guitar Blues - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Heart Trouble Blues
1960.10.10 -- Chicago IL - 13 Testament unissued - Blind Darby (v,g?), Big Joe Williams (g)
He Got Wild
1957.06.06 -- St. Louis MO - Delmark unissued - Po' Joe Williams (v,g), Erwin Helfer (p)
Hell-bound Blues
1964.05.18 -- NYC - Folkways (3)1004, on: Big Joe Williams & Short Stuff Macon: Hell Bound & Heaven Sent (released 1968) - Short Stuff Macon (v,g), Big Joe Williams (g,v)
Hellhound On My Trail (Robert Johnson)
1964.00.00 -- Chicago IL - Storyville 181, on: Blues All Around My Bed-Blues Scene USA Vol. 3 - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Bill Foster (g)
1964.07.29/09.26 -- Chicago IL - Milestone 3001, on: Classic Delta Blues (released 1964) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Hey Lawdy Mama
1958.01.10/11 -- Delmark unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Highway 45 (Blues)
1961.07.20 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 604, on: Blues On Highway 49 (released 1961) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1961.10.07 -- NYC - Bluesville 1056, on: Blues For Nine Strings (released 1962) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Larry Johnson (h), Willie Dixon (b)
Highway 49
1941.12.12 -- Chicago IL - 070485-1 Bluebird B9025 - Joe Williams (v,g), Sonnyboy Williamson (h), Alfred Elkins (bass cano)
1951.09.10 -- St. Louis MO - Baul, on: Oldie Blues 2804, on: Malvina My Sweet Woman (released 1974) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
? -- ? - P-Vine 9014, on: Big Joe Williams & Sonny Boy Williamson "No. 2" (released 1980) - Big Joe Williams
1957/1958 -- Chicago IL - Cobra unissued, Flyrhight 577, on: Unissued Chicago Blues of the 50's from Cobra & JOB (released 1981) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Erwin Helfer? (p)
1958.01.10/11 -- St. Louis MO - Delmark unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1960.10.05? -- Los Gatos CA - Arhoolie unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1961.07.13 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 604, on: Blues On Highway 49 (released 1961) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Ransom Knowling (b)
1965.00.00 -- Rockford College IL - Testament 6010, on: These Are My Blues (released 1998) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1976.01.21 -- Crawford MS - Red Lightnin' 0033, on: The Devil's Music-From the BBC T.V. Series (released 1976) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1979.09.00 -- Sheffield, AL - Gitanes Jazz/Verve 519-943-2, on: The Final Years (released 1995) - Big Joe Williams
Highway 61 (Blues)
1972.02.28 -- New Orleans LA - Southland 19, on: Highway Man (released 2001) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1973.03.24 -- Amstelveen, Netherlands - Oldie Blues 2814, on: Malvina My Sweet Woman - Big Joe Williams
Highway 99
1972.02.28 -- New Orleans LA - Southland 19, on: Highway Man (released 2001) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
His Spirit Lives On
1945.00.00 -- Chicago IL - Chicago 103, Blues Classics 21, on: Blues Classics Vol. 4 (released 1969) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Clifford Danwiddie (wb)
Hitch Up My Pony, Saddle Up My Mare
1960.10.05? -- Los Gatos CA - Arhoolie unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Hold Up the Light, Let It Shine
1978.08.20 -- Crawford MS - L+R 42.047, on: 1973-1980 Field Recordings - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Honey Bee Blues
1938.06.17 -- Aurora IL - 020842-1 Bluebird B7707 - Sonny Boy Williamson (v,h), Walter Davis (p), Yank Rachel (g), Joe Williams (g)
House Lady Blues
1947.12.18 -- Chicago IL - CCO 4948-1 Columbia 38190 - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Sonny Boy Williams (h), Ransom Knowling (b), Judge Riley (d)
How Do you Want Your Rollin' Done
1962.02.26 -- NYC - Bluesville 1067, on: Big Joe Williams at Folk City (released 1963) - Big Joe Williams (v,g,k)
1964.00.00 -- Chicago IL - Testament 5021, on: Bottleneck Blues (released 1995) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
How Long Have It Been Since You Been Home
1960.07.06 -- Los Angeles CA - World Pacific WPL 296=WP 1296=ST-1296 - Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee, Lightnin' Hopkins, Big Joe Williams

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I Ain't Got Nobody
1963.09.25 -- Chicago IL - Takoma 7081, on: Rare Blues (released 1980) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
I Believe I'll Make A Change
1979.09.00 -- Sheffield, AL - Gitanes Jazz/Verve 519-943-2, on: The Final Years (released 1995) - Big Joe Williams
I Can't Sign My Name
1962.02.26 -- NYC - Bluesville 1067, on: Big Joe Williams at Folk City (released 1963) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
I Done Stop Hollering
1961.07.20 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 627, on: Nine String Guitar Blues - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Ransom Knowling (b)
I Don't Know Why
1971.00.00 -- Crawford MS - Arhoolie CD 9015, on: Big Joe Williams and Friends: Going Back To Crawford - Big Joe Williams, Glover Lee Connor (v)
I Feel So Worried
1965.09.25 -- Chicago IL - Takoma 7071, on: Chicago Breakdown (released 1980) - Big Joe Williams (v, 6-string-g)
If You Can't (Fly A Plane)
1964.05.18 -- NYC - Folkways (3)1004, on: Big Joe Williams & Short Stuff Macon: Hell Bound & Heaven Sent (released 1968) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Short Stuff Macon (g)
1964.05.23 -- NYC - 226 Spivey 1005, on: Mississippi Mr. Shortstuff with Big Joe Williams (released 1964) - Mississippi Mr. Shortstuff (g), Big Joe Williams (v,g)
If You Can't Shimmy-She-Wobble (Big Joe Williams)
1969.09.00 -- Chicago IL - Adelphi 1005, on: Really Chicago's Blues (released 1969) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), John Lee Granderson, Mike Stewart (g)
If You Steal My Chickens You Can't Make 'Em Lay
1960.07.06 -- Los Angeles CA - World Pacific 1296, on: Down South Summit Meeting (released 1960) - Sonny Terry (v,g), Brownie McGhee (v,g), Lightnin' Hopkins (v,g), Big Joe Williams (v,g), Jimmy Bond (b)
I Got A Bad Mind
1961.07.20 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 627, on: Nine String Guitar Blues - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
I Got My Ticket
1964.02/03 -- St. Louis MO - Testament 2205, on: Back To the Country (released 1964) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Jimmy Brown (vl), Willie Lee Harris (h)
I Got the Best King Biscuit
1961.07.13 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 627, on: Nine String Guitar Blues - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Ransom Knowling (b)
I Got Wild
1958.01.10/11 -- Delmark unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1958.02.18/19? -- Delmark 767, on: I Got Wild (released 2003) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
I Have No Friends
1963.10.13 -- Bremen GER - Fontana 681510 TL=Fontana 885403 ZY..., on: American Folk Blues Festival '63 - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
I Have Spent My Bonus
1937.11.11 -- Aurora IL - 016532-1 Bluebird B7303 - Robert Lee McCoy (v,g), Joe Williams (g), Henry Townsend? (g), Sonny Boy Williamson (h)
I Know You Gonna Miss Me
1937.05.05 -- Aurora IL - 07661-1 Bluebird B7022 - Big Joe (v,g), Robert Lee McCoy (g), Sonny Boy Williamson (h)
I'm A Fool About My Baby
1961.10.07 -- NYC - Bluesville 1056, on: Blues For Nine Strings (released 1962) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Larry Johnson (h), Willie Dixon (b)
I'm A Highway Man
1947.12.18 -- Chicago IL - CCO 4945-1 Columbia 30129 - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Sonny Boy Williams (h), Ransom Knowling (b), Judge Riley (d)
I'm A Stranger Here (Trad.)
1960.00.00 -- Los Angeles CA - Vogue 681-30, on: Blues Festival - Big Joe Williams, Lightnin' Hopkins, Brownie McGhee, Sonny Terry
I May Be Wrong
1957.09.01/3 -- Chicago IL - Collector 4, on: Poor Joe Williams-A Man Sings the Blues (released 1960) - Poor Joe Williams (v,g)
I'm Getting Wild About Her
1941.03.27 -- Chicago IL - 053990-1 Bluebird B8774 - Joe Williams (v,g), William Mitchell (imb)
I'm Gonna Do It This Time
1962.02.26 -- NYC - Bluesville 1067, on: Big Joe Williams at Folk City (released 1963) - Big Joe Williams (v,g,k)
I'm Gonna Do It This Time, Ain't Gonna Do It No Mo'
1978.07.28 -- Crawford MS - Ornament CH-7.713, on: Back to the Roots - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
I'm Gonna Mourn On That Shore (Mourn Right On That Shore)
1960.07.06 -- Los Angeles CA - Olympic 7115, on: Blues Bash (released 1973) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Lightnin' Hopkins (v,g), Brownie McGhee (v,g), Sonny Terry (h,v), Jimmy Bond (b)
I'm Gonna Overhaul Your Machine
1972.02.28 -- New Orleans LA - Southland 19, on: Highway Man (released 2001) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
I'm Leavin' This Town
1971.05.21 -- Crawford MS - Arhoolie CD 9015, on: Big Joe Williams and Friends: Going Back To Crawford - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
I'm Talking About You
1957.09.01/3 -- Chicago IL - Collector 3, on: Poor Joe Williams-A Man Sings the Blues (released 1960) - Poor Joe Williams (v,g), Erwin Helfer (p)
I'm Tired Trucking My Blues Away
1938.03.13 -- Aurora IL - 020116-1 Bluebird B7536 - Sonny Boy Williamson (v,h) Yank Rachel (g, sp?), Joe Williams (sp?)
I'm Tired Woman
1962.02.26 -- NYC - Bluesville 1067, on: Big Joe Williams at Folk City (released 1963) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
I'm Wild About My Jelly Roll
1971.05.21 -- Crawford MS - Arhoolie CD 9015, on: Big Joe Williams and Friends: Going Back To Crawford - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Austin Pete (v,g)
Indiana Woman Blues
1961.07.20 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 627, on: Nine String Guitar Blues - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
I Need to Be Loved
1972.03.20 -- Copenhagen, Denmark - Storyville 8001, on: Blues Master Vol. 1 (released 1991) - Robert Pete Williams (v,g), Big Joe Williams (k)
In the Evening (When the Sun Comes Down)

1978.08.22 -- Crawford MS - Ornament CH-7.713, on: Back to the Roots - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
I Thought It Was Somethin' Big (To Make A Record In Them Days)
1978.07.24 -- Crawford MS - Ornament CD-7.713, on: Back to the Roots - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
It's Dangerous
1962.03.02 -- NYC - 59 Spivey 1014, on: Kings And the Queen Vol. 2 (released 1970) - Victoria Spivey (v,p), Big Joe Williams (g), Bob Dylan (h)
It's Gotta Be Jelly 'Cause Jam Don't Shake Thataway
1972.03.20 -- Copenhagen, Denmark - Storyville 225, on: Robert Pete Williams with Big Joe Williams - Robert Pete Williams (v,g), Big Joe Williams (k)
I've Been Buked (I've Been Scorned) (Trad.)
1960.07.06 -- Los Angeles CA - Society 1020; Verve-Folkways 3011, on: Big Joe, Sonny, Brownie, Lightnin' - Big Joe Williams, Lightnin' Hopkins, Brownie McGhee, Sonny Terry
1960.00.00 -- Los Angeles CA - Vogue 681-30, on: Blues Festival - Big Joe Williams, Lightnin' Hopkins, Brownie McGhee, Sonny Terry
I've Been Scorned (I've Been Buked) (trad.)
1960.07.06 -- Los Angeles CA - Verve Folkways 3011-3; Society 1020, on: The Blues Box (first released 1967) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Lightnin' Hopkins, Brownie McGhee, Sonny Terry (h,v)
I've Been Wrong, But I'll Be Right
1972.03/04 -- Stockholm S - Sonet 635, on: Legacy Of the Blues Vol.6 (released 1974) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
I Walked All Night Long
1971.05.21 -- Crawford MS - Arhoolie CD 9015, on: Big Joe Williams and Friends: Going Back To Crawford - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Austin Pete (v,g)
I Wanna Die Easy When I Die
1978.07.28 -- Crawford MS - Ornament CH-7.713, on: Back to the Roots - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
I Want A Little Bit
1964.05.23 -- NYC - 214 Spivey 1005, on: Mississippi Mr. Shortstuff with Big Joe Williams (released 1964) - Mr. Shortstuff (v,g), Big Joe Williams (g)
I Want My Crown
1960.10.05? -- Los Gatos CA - Arhoolie 1002, on: Tough Times (released 1960) - Big Joe Williams (g), Mary Williams (v)
I Want To Die Easy
1969.10.14? -- Berkeley CA - Arhoolie unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
I Want To Know What May Baby's Puttin Down
1972.03.20 -- Copenhagen, Denmark - Storyville SLP 224/ST-21022, on: Big Joe Williams - Big Joe Williams
I Want To Love
1964.05.23 -- NYC - 215 Spivey 1005, on: Mississippi Mr. Shortstuff with Big Joe Williams (released 1964) - Mr. Shortstuff (v,g), Big Joe Williams (g)
I Won't Be In Hard Luck No More
1937.05.05 -- Aurora IL - 07664-1 Bluebird B7065 - Big Joe (v,g), Robert Lee McCoy (g), Sonny Boy Williamson (h)
I Won't Do That No More
1972.03.20 -- Copenhagen, Denmark - Storyville SLP 224/ST-21022, on: Big Joe Williams - Big Joe Williams

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Jack O'Diamonds
1965.05.14 -- NYC - unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Bill Einhorn (h), Tom Pyle (b)
Jackson Blues
1937.05.05 -- Aurora IL - 07651-1 Bluebird B7098 - Sonny Boy Williamson (v,h), Joe Williams (g)
Jaydee Talks
1958.02.08 -- St. Louis MO - Delmark DL-609, on: Stavin' Chain: Mississippi Blues - Big Joe Williams (v,g), J.D. Short (g,h)
Jefferson And Franklin Blues
1969.12.14? -- Berkeley CA - Arhoolie unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1972.03/04 -- Stockholm S - Sonet 635, on: Legacy Of the Blues Vol.6 (released 1974) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Jesus Gonna Make Up My Dyin' Bed
1978.08.26 -- Crawford MS - L+R 42.047, on: 1973-1980 Field Recordings - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Lydia Carter (v)
Jinx Blues
1963.10.16 -- Copenhagen, Denmark - Storyville 163, on: Portraits in Blues Vol. 7: Ramblin' And Wanderin' Blues (released 1964) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1964.07.29/09.26 -- Chicago IL - Milestone 3001, on: Classic Delta Blues (released 1964) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1978.08.26 -- Crawford MS - Ornament CH-7.713, on: Back to the Roots - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Jiving the Blues
1961.07.13 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 627, on: Nine String Guitar Blues - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Ransom Knowling (b)
Jivin' Woman
1949.00.00 -- St. Louis MO - Bullet 337 - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Joe Williams' Blues
1957.09.01/3 -- Chicago IL - Collector 3, on: Poor Joe Williams-A Man Sings the Blues (released 1960) - Poor Joe Williams (v,g), Erwin Helfer (p)
Jockey Ride Blues
1961.10.07 -- NYC - Bluesville 1056, on: Blues For Nine Strings (released 1962) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Larry Johnson (h), Willie Dixon (b)
John Henry
1957.06.06 -- St. Louis MO - Delmark unissued - Po' Joe Williams (v,g), Erwin Helfer (p)
Jook House Blues (Victoria Spivey)
1969.09.00 -- Chicago IL - Adelphi 1005, on: Really Chicago's Blues (released 1969) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Sunnyland Slim (p), Johnny Shines (g)
Juanita (Blues)
1951.12.03 -- Jackson MS - DRC-97 Trumpet 170, Acoustic Archives 702, on: Delta Blues 1951 (released 1990) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), T.J. Green (b)
1958.02.18/19? -- St. Louis MO - Delmark 602, on: Piney Wood Blues (released 1958) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1951.00.00 -- Jackson MS - Acoustic Archives AA-702, on: Delta Blues 1951 - Big Joe Williams
1963.10.16 -- Copenhagen, Denmark - Storyville 166, on: Guitar Blues - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1971.00.00? -- Chicago IL - Blues On Blues BOB 10003, on: Blues From the Mississippi Delta (released 1972) - Big Joe Williams ("Big Country Joe Williams")
Jump, Baby - Jump!
1957/1958 -- Chicago IL - Cobra unissued, Flyrhight 577, on: Unissued Chicago Blues of the 50's from Cobra & JOB (released 1981) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Erwin Helfer? (p)
1961.07.20 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 627, on: Nine String Guitar Blues - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Ransom Knowling (b)
? -- ? - P-Vine PLP 9014, on: Big Joe Williams & Sonny Boy Williamson "No. 2" (released 1980) - Big Joe Williams
1978.08.23 -- Crawford MS - Ornament CH-7.713, on: Back to the Roots - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Pony-Tail Slim (Axel Küstner) (h)
Jump, Jump, Julie
1971.00.00? -- Chicago IL - Blues On Blues BOB 10003, on: Blues From the Mississippi Delta (released 1972) - Big Joe Williams ("Big Country Joe Williams")
Jumping
1969.12.14? -- Berkeley CA - Arhoolie unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Jumpin' In the Moonlight
1958.02.08 -- St. Louis MO - Delmark 602, on: Piney Wood Blues (released 1958) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), J.D. Short (h,g)
Jump Jump Julie
1960's? -- ? - Blues On Blues BOB 10003, on: Blues From the Mississippi Delta (released 1972) - Big Joe Williams ("Big Country Joe Williams")
Just Wanna (Want To) Be Your Man
1962.02.26 -- NYC - Bluesville 1067, on: Big Joe Williams at Folk City (released 1963) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)

Kansas City Blues
1978.08.25 -- Crawford MS - Ornament CH-7.713, on: Back to the Roots - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Keep A-Knockin'
1957.09.01/3 -- Chicago IL - Collector 4, on: Poor Joe Williams-A Man Sings the Blues (released 1960) - Poor Joe Williams (v,g), Erwin Helfer (p)
Keep A-Walkin Little Girl
1972.03.20 -- Copenhagen, Denmark - Storyville SLP 224/ST-21022 on: Big Joe Williams - Big Joe Williams
Keep Your Lamps Trimmed And Burning
1978.08.26 -- Crawford MS - unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Lydia Carter (v)
Killing Floor Blues
1969.12.14? -- Berkeley CA - Arhoolie 1053, on: Thinking Of What They Did To Me (released 1969) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
King Biscuit Stomp
1947.12.18 -- Chicago IL - CCO 4944-1 Columbia 30129 - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Sonny Boy Williams (h), Ransom Knowling (b), Judge Riley (d)
1961.07.13/20 -- Chicago IL - tk 2 Folkways 3820, on: Mississippi’s Big Joe Williams And His Nine-String Guitar (released 1962) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Ransom Knowling (b)
King Jesus
1969.12.14? -- Berkeley CA - Arhoolie 1053, on: Thinking Of What They Did To Me (released 1969) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Charlie Musselwhite (h)
King's Highway (Kingshighway) (Blues)
1956.10.16 -- Chicago IL - Vee Jay 1000, on: Bluesville Chicago: Blues And Gospel Train No. 10 (released 1957) - Joseph Lee Williams (v,g), Sam Fowler (h), Al Duncan (d)
1961.05.18 -- Chicago IL - Jefferson 12658/9, on: I Blueskvarter Chicago 1964, Volume Three (released 2004) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1961.07.13/20 -- Chicago IL - Folkways 3820, on: Mississippi’s Big Joe Williams And His Nine-String Guitar (released 1962) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)

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Late Hours On A Ball
1957.06.06 -- St. Louis MO - Delmark unissued - Po' Joe Williams (v,g), Erwin Helfer (p)
Late Night Boogie
1972.03.20 -- Copenhagen, Denmark - Storyville 8001, on: Blues Master Vol. 1 (released 1991) - Robert Pete Williams (v,g), Big Joe Williams (k)
Lee And Washington Swing
1965.05.14 -- NYC - unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Bill Einhorn (h), Tom Pyle (b)
Levee Break Blues
1972.03/04 -- Stockholm S - Sonet 635, on: Legacy Of the Blues Vol.6 (released 1974) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Levee Camp Blues
1961.10.07 -- NYC - Bluesville 1086, on: Studio Blues (released 1965) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Willie Dixon (b)
1963.10.13 -- Bremen GER - Fontana unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Levee Camp Holler
1978.08.03 -- Crawford MS - Ornament CH-7.713, on: Back to the Roots - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Limousine Blues
1963.00.00 -- Chicago IL - Fat Possum 1043, on: The George Mitchell Collection (released 1963) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Little Annie Mae
1972.0304 -- Stockholm S - Sonet 635, on: Legacy Of the Blues Vol.6 (released 1974) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Little Leg Woman (Big Joe Williams)
1935.02.25 -– Chicago IL – 85487-1 Bluebird B5900 – Big Joe Williams (v,g)
This Little Light 'O Mine
1973/1978? - Berlin GER or Crawford MS or Mashulaville MS - Ornament CD-7.713, on: Back to the Roots - Big Joe Williams (with Ponytail Slim (Axel Küstner) (h), B.L. Logan (v)???)
Little Machine
1959.00.00 -- Oakland CA - Arhoolie 1012, on: Blues 'n Trouble Vol. 2 (released 1961) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1960.10.05? -- Los Gatos CA - tk. 2 Arhoolie 1012, on: Blues 'n Trouble Vol. 2 (released 1961) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Liza Jane Blues
1978.08.26 -- Crawford MS - L+R 42.047, on: 1973-1980 Field Recordings - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Lydia Carter (sp)
Lonesome Cell Blues/Greystone Blues
1960.10.05? -- Los Gatos CA - Arhoolie unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Lonesome World
1937.05.05 -- Aurora IL - 07656-1 Bluebird B7045 - Robert Lee McCoy (v,g), Joe Williams (g)
Lone Wolf
1972.03/04 -- Stockholm S - Sonet 635, on: Legacy Of the Blues Vol.6 (released 1974) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Long Road Blues
1964.00.00 -- Chicago IL - Storyville 180, on: Mississippi Blues-Blues Scene USA Vol. 4 (released 1975) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Coot Venson (h)
Long Tall Woman, Skinny Mama Too
1961.07.20 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 627, on: Nine String Guitar Blues - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Ransom Knowling (b)
Lonesome Train Blues
1980.09.05 -- Crawford MS - L+R 42.047, on: 1973-1980 Field Recordings - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Lonesome World (Robert Lee McCollum)
1937.05.05 -- Aurora IL - Victor 07656-1 - Robert Lee McCoy (g,v), Big Joe Williams (g)
Lookie Here, Baby
1971.00.00? -- Chicago IL - Blues On Blues BOB 10003, on: Blues From the Mississippi Delta (released 1972) - Big Joe Williams ("Big Country Joe Williams")
Loping Blues
1957.06.06 -- St. Louis MO - Delmark unissued - Po' Joe Williams (v,g), Erwin Helfer (p)
Lord Have Mercy
1978.08.03 -- Crawford MS - L+R 42.047, on: 1973-1980 Field Recordings - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1978.08.20 -- Crawford MS - Ornament CH-7.713, on: Back to the Roots - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Lord, Oh Lord Blues
1938.06.17 -- Aurora IL - 020845-1 Bluebird B7847 - Sonny Boy Williamson (v,h), Yank Rachel (md), Joe Williams (g)
Lordy Lordy Worried Blues
1960.10.10 -- Chicago IL - 11 Testament unissued - Blind Darby (v,g?), Big Joe Williams (g)
Louise
1972.03.16 -- Lünen GER - L+R 42.018=Atlantic 60036, on: American Folk Blues Festival '72 - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Louisiana Bound
1969.10.14? -- Berkeley CA - Arhoolie 1053, on: Thinking Of What They Did To Me (released 1969) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Love More Baby?
1961.08.15 -- Chicago IL - Delmark unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Walter Horton (h), David "Honeyboy" Edwards (v,g)
Low Down Dirty Shame
1961.10.17 -- NYC - Bluesville 1086, on: Studio Blues (released 1965) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Larry Johnson (h), Willie Dixon (b)
1965.00.00 -- Rockford College IL - Testament 6010, on: These Are My Blues (released 1998) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Low Mellow
1960.10.10 -- Chicago IL - 16 Testament unissued - Blind Darby (v,g?), Big Joe Williams (g)

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Mad Blues
1960.10.05 -- Los Gatos CA - Arhoolie unissued - Marcellus Thomas (v), Big Joe Williams (g)
Mad Mad Blues
1974.00.00 -- Muscle Shoals AL - Bluesway 6080, on: Don't Your Plums Look Mellow Hanging On Your Tree (released 1974) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Jerry Bridges (b), Roger Allen Clark (d)
(Make Me A) Pallet On the Floor
1961.10.07 -- NYC - Bluesville 1056, on: Blues For Nine Strings (released 1962) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Larry Johnson (h), Willie Dixon (b)
Mama Don't Allow Me (To Fool Around) (Big Joe Williams)
1951.09.25 -- Jackson MS - DRC-58 Trumpet 151, Acoustic Archives 702, on: Delta Blues 1951 (released 1990) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1961.07.13/20 -- Chicago IL - Folkways 3820, on: Mississippi’s Big Joe Williams And His Nine-String Guitar (released 1962) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1969.09.00 -- Chicago IL - Adelphi 1005, on: Really Chicago's Blues (released 1969) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Sunnyland Slim (p), Johnny Shines (g)
1979.09.00 -- Sheffield, AL - Gitanes Jazz/Verve 519-943-2, on: The Final Years (released 1995) - Big Joe Williams
Mama Don't Allow No (Beggin') Doggin' All Night Long
1951.09.10 -- St. Louis MO - Baul, on: Oldie Blues 2804, on: Malvina My Sweet Woman (released 1974) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Sam Fowler (h), J.D. Short (g)
Mama Don't Like Me Runnin' Round
1968.10.25? -- London UK - Liberty 83207, on: Hand Me Down My Old Walking Stick (released 1969) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Mamie Lee
1937.11.11 -- Aurora IL - 016530-1 Bluebird B7386 - Robert Lee McCoy (v,g), Joe Williams (g), Sonny Boy Williamson (h), unknown (p)
(A) Man Amongst Men
1963.09.25 -- Chicago IL - Testament 01, on: Can't Keep from Crying: Topical Blues on the Beath of President Kennedy (released 1964) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1965.00.00 -- Rockford IL - Testament 6010, on: These Are My Blues - Big Joe Williams
Married Woman Blues
1960.10.05? -- Los Gatos CA - Arhoolie 1006, on: Blues 'n Trouble (released 1960) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Mary Francis
1971.00.00 -- Crawford MS - Arhoolie CD 9015, on: Big Joe Williams and Friends: Going Back To Crawford - Big Joe Williams
Mary Lou
1972.03/04 -- Stockholm S - Verve B0006288-02, on: The Sonet Blues Story (released 2005) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Mean Backstabber
1964.02/03 -- St. Louis MO - Testament 2205, on: Back To the Country (released 1964) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Mean Black Cat
1937.11.11 -- Aurora IL - 016528-1 Bluebird B7303 - Robert Lee McCoy (v,g), Joe Williams (g), Sonny Boy Williamson (h), unknown (p)
Mean Mistreater
? -- ? - P-Vine PLP 9014, on: Big Joe Williams & Sonny Boy Williamson "No. 2" (released 1980) - Big Joe Williams
1957/1958 -- Chicago IL - Cobra unissued, Flyrhight 577, on: Unissued Chicago Blues of the 50's from Cobra & JOB (released 1981) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Erwin Helfer? (p)
Mean Southern Blues
1972.02.28 -- New Orleans LA - Southland 19, on: Highway Man (released 2001) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Mean Step Father (Stepfather) (Blues)
1947.12.18 -- Chicago IL - CCO 4944-1 Epic 37318, on: OKeh Chicago Blues (released 1982) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Sonny Boy Williams (h), Ransom Knowling (b), Judge Riley (d)
1958.02.08 -- St. Louis MO - Delmark 609, on: Stavin' Chain: Mississippi Blues (released 1961) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), J.D. Short (g,h)
1960.10.05? -- Los Gatos CA - Arhoolie 1002, on: Tough Times (released 1960) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Meet Him Over In Paradise
1972.03.20 -- Copenhagen, Denmark - Storyville 225, on: Robert Pete Williams with Big Joe Williams - Robert Pete Williams (v,g), Big Joe Williams (k)
Meet Me Around the Corner
1941.03.27 -- Chicago IL - 053992-1 Bluebird B8738 - Joe Williams (v,g), William Mitchell (imb)
Meet Me At (In) the Bottom
1957/1958 -- Chicago IL - Cobra unissued, Flyrhight 577, on: Unissued Chicago Blues of the 50's from Cobra & JOB (released 1981) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Erwin Helfer? (p)
1961.10.07 -- NYC - Bluesville 1056, on: Blues For Nine Strings (released 1962) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Larry Johnson (h), Willie Dixon (b)
1976.01.21 -- Crawford MS - Red Lightnin' 0033, on: The Devil's Music-From the BBC T.V. Series (released 1976) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
? -- ? - P-Vine PLP 9014, on: Big Joe Williams & Sonny Boy Williamson "No. 2" (released 1980) - Big Joe Williams
1979.09.00 -- Sheffield, AL - Gitanes Jazz/Verve 519-943-2, on: The Final Years (released 1995) - Big Joe Williams
Mellow Apples
1947.07.22 -- Chicago IL - CCO 4835-1 Columbia 38055, Blues Classics 21, on: Big Joe Williams & Sonny Boy Williamson (released 1969) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Sonny Boy Williamson (h), Ransom Knowling (b), Judge Riley (d)
Mellow Peaches
1958.01.10/11 -- Delmark 602, on: Piney Wood Blues (released 1958) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1960.10.05? -- Los Gatos CA - Arhoolie unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1965.00.00 -- Rockford College IL - Testament 6010, on: These Are My Blues (released 1998) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Messing With That Thing
1964.05.18 -- NYC - Folkways (3)1004, on: Big Joe Williams & Short Stuff Macon: Hell Bound & Heaven Sent (released 1968) - Short Stuff Macon (v,g), Big Joe Williams (g,v)
Midnight Creep
1958.02.18/19? -- Delmark 767, on: I Got Wild (released 2003) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Mink Coat Blues
1962.02.26 -- NYC - Bluesville 1067, on: Big Joe Williams at Folk City (released 1963) - Big Joe Williams (v,g,k)
Miss Emma Lou Blues
1972.03.20 -- Copenhagen, Denmark - Storyville SLP 224/ST-21022on: Big Joe Williams - Big Joe Williams
Miss Ida B
1964.02/03 -- St. Louis MO - Testament 2205, on: Back To the Country (released 1964) - Big Joe Williams (g), Willie Lee Harris (v,h)
Miss Louisa Blues
1938.03.13 -- Aurora IL - 020114-1 Bluebird B7576 - Sonny Boy Williamson (v,h) Yank Rachel (md), Joe Williams (g)
Mixed Up Thing (King Biscuit)
1969.12.14? -- Berkeley CA - Arhoolie unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Moanin
1964.05.23 -- NYC - 216 Spivey 1005, on: Mississippi Mr. Shortstuff with Big Joe Williams (released 1964) - Mr. Shortstuff (v,g), Big Joe Williams (g)
Moanin' 'to Day
1971.05.21 -- Crawford MS - Arhoolie CD 9015, on: Big Joe Williams and Friends: Going Back To Crawford - Big Joe Williams (v,g)s, John "Shortctuff" Macon (v, (rattling)g)
Momma's Milk Cow
1965.05.14 -- NYC - Transatlantic XTRA 1033, on: Big Joe Williams (released 1966) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Bill Einhorn (h), Tom Pyle (b)
Montreal Blues
1969.12.14? -- Berkeley CA - Arhoolie 1053, on: Thinking Of What They Did To Me (released 1969) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
The Moon Is Rising
1964.02/03 -- St. Louis MO - Testament 2205, on: Back To the Country (released 1964) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Jimmy Brown (vl), Willie Lee Harris (h)
Moonshine
1938.03.13 -- Aurora IL - 020113-1 Bluebird B76003 - Sonny Boy Williamson (v,h) Yank Rachel (md), Joe Williams (g)
Motherless Children
1978.08.20 -- Crawford MS - Ornament CH-7.713, on: Back to the Roots - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Move Your Hand
1963.03.06/31 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 606, on: Yank Rachell And His Tennessee Jug Busters: Mandolin Blues - Yank Rachell (voc,mand), Hammie Nixon (jug,h), Sleepy John Estes (g), Big Joe Williams (v,g), Mike Bloomfield (g)
1964.05.23 -- NYC - Spivey 1009, on: Encore For the Chicago Blues (released 1968) - Mississippi Mr. Shortstuff (g), Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Muscle Shoals Blues
1979.09.00 -- Sheffield, AL - Gitanes Jazz/Verve 519-943-2, on: The Final Years (released 1995) - Big Joe Williams
Must I Holler - Believe I Shake 'Em On Down
1960.10.05? -- Los Gatos CA - Arhoolie unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
My Baby Don't Stand No Foolin'
1971.00.00 -- Crawford MS - Arhoolie CD 9015, on: Big Joe Williams and Friends: Going Back To Crawford - Big Joe Williams, John "Shortstuff" Macon (v,(rattling)g)
My Baby Is Gone
1972.03.16 -- Lünen GER - L+R 42.018=Atlantic 60036, on: American Folk Blues Festival '72 - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
My Baby I've Been Your Slave
1938.06.17 -- Aurora IL - 020843- Bluebird B7805 - Sonny Boy Williamson (v,h), Walter Davis (p), Yank Rachel (g), Joe Williams (g)
My Baby Keeps Hanging Around
1961.07.13 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 627, on: Nine String Guitar Blues - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
My Baby Left
1956.10.16 -- Chicago IL - Vee-Jay 227 (56-559) - Po Joe Williams (v,g), Sam Fowler (h), Al Duncan (d)
My Baby Left Town
1972.03.20 -- Copenhagen, Denmark - Storyville SLP 224/ST-21022on: Big Joe Williams - Big Joe Williams
My Baby Left Me A Mule To Ride
1964.02/03 -- St. Louis MO - Testament 2205, on: Back To the Country (released 1964) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Jimmy Brown (vl), Willie Lee Harris (h)
My Baby Stopped Drinking Water
1971.00.00 -- Crawford MS - Arhoolie CD 9015, on: Big Joe Williams and Friends: Going Back To Crawford - Big Joe Williams, John "Shortstuff" Macon (voc, (rattling)g)
My Baby Won't Be Back No More
1972.03.20 -- Copenhagen, Denmark - Storyville SLP 224/ST-21022, on: Big Joe Williams - Big Joe Williams
My Black Woman
? -- ? - Testament 2205, on: Back To the Country (released 1964) - Big Joe Williams, Jimmy Brown (fiddle, g), Willie Lee Harris (h)
My Boots & Shoes
1972.03.16 -- Lünen GER - L+R 42.018=Atlantic 60036, on: American Folk Blues Festival '72 - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
My Friend Has Forsaken Me
1937.11.11 -- Aurora IL - 016527-1 Bluebird B7416 - Robert Lee McCoy (v,g), Joe Williams (g), Sonny Boy Williamson (h), unknown (p)
My Grey Pony
1935.02.25 -- Chicago IL - 85491-1 Bluebird B5948 - Joe Williams (v,g)
My Heart Is Getting Weak
1960.10.05? -- Los Gatos CA - Arhoolie unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
My House Burned Down
1960.10.10 -- Chicago IL - 5 Testament unissued - Blind Darby (v,g?), Big Joe Williams (g)
My Jack Don't Drink Water No More
1964.05.18 -- NYC - Folkways (3)1004, on: Big Joe Williams & Short Stuff Macon: Hell Bound & Heaven Sent (released 1968) - Short Stuff Macon (v,g), Big Joe Williams (g,v)
My Last Girl - Don't Treat Her Wrong!
1971.05.21 -- Crawford MS - Arhoolie CD 9015, on: Big Joe Williams and Friends: Going Back To Crawford - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
My Little Cornelius
1938.03.13 -- Aurora IL - 020110-1 Bluebird B7500 - Sonny Boy Williamson (v,h) Yank Rachel (md), Joe Williams (g)
My Lonesome Bed
1964.07.29/09.26 -- Chicago IL - Testament CD 6009, on: Down Home Slide (released 1998) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
My Troubles
? -- ? - Red Lightnin' 0092, on: Big Boss Men: Blues Legends Vol. 1 (released 1992) - Big Joe Williams
My Woman
1974.11.22 -- Jackson MS - Wolf 120.918, on: Live 1974 - Big Joe Williams (v,g)

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New Car Blues
1952.04.05 -- St. Louis MO - Baul, Oldie Blues 2804, on: Malvina My Sweet Woman (released 1974) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Tree Top Slim (Willie Ealey) (p)
1959.00.00 -- Oakland CA - Arhoolie unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1979.09.00 -- Sheffield, AL - Gitanes Jazz/Verve 519-943-2, on: The Final Years (released 1995) - Big Joe Williams
Night Cap Blues
1964.05.18 -- NYC - Folkways (3)1004, on: Big Joe Williams & Short Stuff Macon: Hell Bound & Heaven Sent (released 1968) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Short Stuff Macon (g)
Nobody Knows Chicago (Like I Do)
1957.06.06 -- St. Louis MO - Delmark unissued - Po' Joe Williams (v,g), Erwin Helfer (p)
1958.02.08 -- St. Louis MO - Delmark 609, on: Stavin' Chain: Mississippi Blues (released 1961) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), J.D. Short (g,h)
1958.02.18/19? -- St. Louis MO - Delmark unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out
1963.00.00? -- Chicago IL - Stackohits 9035, on: Blues From the South Side - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
No More Whisk(e)y
1958.02.08 -- Delmark 602, on: Piney Wood Blues (released 1958) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), J.D. Short (h,g)
1980.10.15 -- Crawford MS - L+R 42.047, on: 1973-1980 Field Recordings - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
No Partnership Woman (Big Joe Williams)
1962.03.02 -- NYC - 53 Spivey 1004, on: Three Kings And the Queen - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
North Wind Blues
1941.12.12 -- Chicago IL - 070483-1 Bluebird unissued (first released BMG/Bluebird NL 90320 1989) - Joe Williams (v,g), Sonnyboy Williamson (h), Alfred Elkins (bass cano)
No Special Rider Blues
1979.09.00 -- Sheffield, AL - Gitanes Jazz/Verve 519-943-2, on: The Final Years (released 1995) - Big Joe Williams
No Special Woman
1964.05.23 -- NYC - 220 Spivey 1005, on: Mississippi Mr. Shortstuff with Big Joe Williams (released 1964) - Mr. Shortstuff (v,g), Big Joe Williams (g)

Oakland Blues
1960.10.05? -- Los Gatos CA - Arhoolie unissued - Big Joe Williams (g), Mary Williams (v)
Oh Baby
1968.10.25? -- London UK - Liberty 83207, on: Hand Me Down My Old Walking Stick (released 1969) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Old Folks Tavern
1968.10.25? -- London UK - Liberty 83207, on: Hand Me Down My Old Walking Stick (released 1969) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Old Grey Mule
1964.05.23 -- NYC - 213 Spivey 1005, on: Mississippi Mr. Shortstuff with Big Joe Williams (released 1964) - Mr. Shortstuff (v,g), Big Joe Williams (g)
Old Saw Mill Blues
1963.10.16 -- Copenhagen, Denmark - Storyville 163, on: Portraits in Blues Vol. 7: Ramblin' And Wanderin' Blues (released 1964) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Omaha Blues
1958.01.10/11 -- Delmark 602, on: Piney Wood Blues (released 1958) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
On My Way Back
1972.03/04 -- Stockholm S - Verve B0006288-02, on: The Sonet Blues Story (released 2005) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Out Out Blues
1957.06.06 -- St. Louis MO - Delmark unissued - Po' Joe Williams (v,g), Erwin Helfer (p)
Overhauling Blues
1951.12.03 -- Jackson MS - DRC-94 Trumpet 169, Acoustic Archives 702, on: Delta Blues 1951 (released 1990) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), T.J. Green (b)
Overhaul Your Machine
1961.07.13 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 604, on: Blues On Highway 49 (released 1961) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Overseas Blues
1963.10.13 -- Bremen GER - Fontana unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g)

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Pallet On the Floor --> see: (Make Me A) Pallet On the Floor
Peach Orchard Mama
1941.03.27 -- Chicago IL - 053991-1 Bluebird B8774 - Joe Williams (v,g), William Mitchell (imb)
1958.01.10/11 -- Delmark 602, on: Piney Wood Blues (released 1958) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Peach Tree Blues
1959.00.00 -- Oakland CA - Arhoolie unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Pearl(y) Mae (Blues)
1961.10.07 -- NYC - Bluesville 1056, on: Blues For Nine Strings (released 1962) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Larry Johnson (h), Willie Dixon (b)
1968.10.25? -- London UK - Liberty 83207, on: Hand Me Down My Old Walking Stick (released 1969) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1972.03.20 -- Copenhagen, Denmark - Storyville 224, on: Big Joe Williams - Big Joe Williams
Pea Vine Special (Hooker)
1964.07.29/09.26 -- Chicago IL - Milestone 3001, on: Classic Delta Blues (released 1964) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Pea Vine Whistle
1972.02.28 -- New Orleans LA - Southland 19, on: Highway Man (released 2001) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Penitentary Blues
1960.07.06 -- Los Angeles CA - World Pacific 1296, on: Down South Summit Meeting (released 1960) - Sonny Terry (v,g), Brownie McGhee (v,g), Lightnin' Hopkins (v,g), Big Joe Williams (v,g), Jimmy Bond (b)
Pick A Pickle
1963.10.16 -- Copenhagen, Denmark - Storyville 163, on: Portraits in Blues Vol. 7: Ramblin' And Wanderin' Blues (released 1964) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Please Come On Home To Me
1974.11.22 -- Jackson MS - Wolf CD 120.916, on: Shake Your Boogie (released 2007) - Big Joe Williams
Please Don't Go
1941.12.12 -- Chicago IL - 070484-1 Bluebird B8969 - Joe Williams (v,g), Sonnyboy Williamson (h), Alfred Elkins (bass cano)
Po Boy (Terry)
1960.00.00 -- Los Angeles CA - Vogue 681-30, on: Blues Festival - Big Joe Williams, Lightnin' Hopkins, Brownie McGhee, Sonny Terry
Pokino Blues
1960.10.10 -- Chicago IL - 9 Testament unissued - Blind Darby (v,g?), Big Joe Williams (g)
Pony Blues
1964.07.29/09.26 -- Chicago IL - Milestone 3001, on: Classic Delta Blues (released 1964) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Poor Beggar
1961.07.20 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 604, on: Blues On Highway 49 (released 1961) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1973.03.24 -- Amstelveen, Netherlands - Oldie Blues OL 2814, on: Malvina My Sweet Woman - Big Joe Williams
Poor Boy
1960.07.06/7 -- Los Angeles, CA - Verve Folkways 3011-3, on: The Blues Box (released 1967) - Lightnin' Hopkins, Brownie McGhee, Big Joe Williams (g,v)
Poor Man's Tonic (Johnny Shines)
1969.09.00 -- Chicago IL - Adelphi 1005, on: Really Chicago's Blues - Johnny Shines (v, slide J200), Sunnyland Slim (e-p), Backwards Sam Firk (backup J45 with flatpick), Big Joe Williams (k)
President Roosevelt
1960.10.05 -- Los Gatos CA - Arhoolie 1002, on: Tough Times (released 1960) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Pretty Willie Done Me Wrong
1972.03.20 -- Copenhagen, Denmark - Storyville SLP 224, on: Big Joe Williams - Big Joe Williams
Prison Bound (Blues) (Greystone County Blues)
? -- ? - P-Vine PLP 9014, on: Big Joe Williams & Sonny Boy Williamson "No. 2" (released 1980) - Big Joe Williams
1957/1958 -- Chicago IL - Cobra unissued, Flyrhight 577, on: Unissued Chicago Blues of the 50's from Cobra & JOB (released 1981) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Erwin Helfer? (p)
1958.02,18/19? -- Delmark 767, on: I Got Wild (released 2003) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1960.10.05? -- Los Gatos CA - Arhoolie unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1963.00.00 -- Chicago IL - Fat Possum 1043, on: The George Mitchell Collection (released 1963) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1980.09.05 -- Crawford MS - L+R 42.047, on: 1973-1980 Field Recordings - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Providence Help the Poor People
1935.02.25 -- Chicago IL - 85489-1 Bluebird B5930 - Joe Williams (v,g)
1976.01.21 -- Crawford MS - Red Lightnin' 0033, on: The Devil's Music-From the BBC T.V. Series (released 1976) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Prowling Ground Hog
1961.10.07 -- NYC - Bluesville 1086, on: Studio Blues (released 1965) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Willie Dixon (b)
Prowling Night-Hawk (Robert Lee McCollum)
1937.05.05 -- Aurora IL - 07659-1 Bluebird B6995 - Robert Lee McCoy (v,g), Joe Williams (g), Sonny Boy Williamson (h)
Put On A Show
1972.03.20 -- Copenhagen, Denmark - Storyville 8001, on: Blues Master Vol. 1 (released 1991) - Robert Pete Williams (v,g), Big Joe Williams (k)
Put On Your Black Dress Baby
1965.05.14 -- NYC - Transatlantic XTRA 1033, on: Big Joe Williams (released 1966) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Bill Einhorn (h), Tom Pyle (b)
Put On Your Nightcap
1963.00.00? -- Chicago IL - Stackohits 9035, on: Blues From the South Side - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1964.02/03 -- St. Louis MO - Testament 2205, on: Back To the Country (released 1964) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Jimmy Brown (vl), Willie Lee Harris (h)
1965.00.00 -- Rockford College IL - Testament 6010, on: These Are My Blues (released 1998) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
P Vine Blues
1947.12.18 -- Chicago IL - CCO 4942-1 Columbia 30191 - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Sonny Boy Williams (h), Ransom Knowling (b), Judge Riley (d)
1960.10.05? -- Los Gatos CA - Arhoolie unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1961.07.20 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 767, on: I Got Wild (released 2003) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)

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Queen Of Spades
1972.02.28 -- New Orleans LA - Southland 19, on: Highway Man (released 2001) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Quilt Draggin' Bringin' My Baby Back Home
1972.03.20 -- Copenhagen, Denmark - Storyville 224, on: Big Joe Williams - Big Joe Williams

Rambled And Wandered
1958.02.08 -- St. Louis MO - Delmark 609, on: Stavin' Chain: Mississippi Blues (released 1961) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), J.D. Short (g,h)
Ramblin' And Wanderin' Blues
1963.10.16 -- Copenhagen, Denmark - Storyville 163, on: Portraits in Blues Vol. 7: Ramblin' And Wanderin' Blues (released 1964) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Ramblin' On My Mind
1964.07.29/09.26 -- Chicago IL - Milestone 3002, on: Classic Train and Travel Blues (released 2003) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Rap Session
1971.00.00? -- Chicago IL - Blues On Blues BOB 10003, on: Blues From the Mississippi Delta (released 1972) - Big Joe Williams ("Big Country Joe Williams"), Al Smith (sp)
Rather Be Sloopy Drunk
1952.03.00 -- Shreveport LA - Specialty 2149, on: Dark Muddy Bottom Blues (released 1971) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Razor Sharp Blues (Williams)
1960.07.06 -- Los Angeles CA - Society 1020; Verve-Folkways FT 3011, on: Big Joe, Sonny, Brownie, Lightnin' - Big Joe Williams, Lightnin' Hopkins, Brownie McGhee, Sonny Terry
1960.00.00 -- Los Angeles CA - Vogue 681-30, on: Blues Festival - Big Joe Williams, Lightnin' Hopkins, Brownie McGhee, Sonny Terry
Remember Way Back
1969.12.14? -- Berkeley CA - Arhoolie 1053, on: Thinking Of What They Did To Me (released 1969) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
The Reverend Martin Luther King (Mississippi Big Joe Williams)
1968.04.04 -- Chicago IL - Cry 468 - Mississippi Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Ride In My New Car Blues
1963.00.00? -- Chicago IL - Stackohits 9035, on: Blues From the South Side - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Ride My New Car With Me
1952.03.00 -- Shreveport LA - Specialty 2149, on: Dark Muddy Bottom Blues (released 1971) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
The Right Man's Goin' To Pay Off After While
1960.10.10 -- Chicago IL - 3 Testament unissued - Blind Darby (v,g?), Big Joe Williams (g)
Right On That Shore
1960.07.06 -- Los Angeles CA - Society 1020, on: Big Joe, Sonny, Brownie, Lightnin' - Big Joe Williams, Lightnin' Hopkins, Brownie McGhee, Sonny Terry
1961.08.00 -- ? - Davon 2015 - Lightnin' Hopkins, Brownie McGhee, Sonny Terry, Big Joe Williams
Rising Sun Blues
1965.00.00 -- East St. Louis IL - Storyville 180, Mississippi Blues: Blues Scene USA Vol. 4 (released 1975) - Ruby McCoy (v), Big Joe Williams (g)
Rising Sun, Shine On
1965.00.00 -- East St. Louis IL - Testament 2209, on: The Sound Of The Delta: A Mississippi Blues Anthology (released 1966) - Ruby McCoy (v), Big Joe Williams (g)
Rock Me Mama
1965.00.00 -- Rockford College IL - Testament 6010, on: These Are My Blues (released 1998) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Rock Road Bad Treatin'
1964.05.18 -- NYC - Folkways (3)1004, on: Big Joe Williams & Short Stuff Macon: Hell Bound & Heaven Sent (released 1968) - Short Stuff Macon (v,g), Big Joe Williams (g,v)
Rocks & Gravel
1957.06.06 -- St. Louis MO - Delmark unissued - Po' Joe Williams (v,g), Erwin Helfer (p)
1958.02.08 -- St. Louis MO - Delmark, on: Big Joe Williams & J.D. Short (first released 1991) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), J.D. Short (g,h)
Rollin' And Tumblin' (Roll And Tumble)
1958.02.08 -- St. Louis MO - Delmark, on: Big Joe Williams & J.D. Short (first released 1991) - Big Joe Williams (g), J.D. Short (g,h)
1960.10.10 -- Chicago IL - 10 Testament unissued - Blind Darby (v,g?), Big Joe Williams (g)
1964.07.29/09.26 -- Chicago IL - Milestone 3001, on: Classic Delta Blues (released 1964) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Rollin' In Your Arms
1973.03.24 -- Amstelveen, Netherlands - Oldie Blues 2814, on: Malvina My Sweet Woman - Big Joe Williams
Roll Me Over Slow
1964.09.00 -- East St. Louis IL - Storyville 181, on: Blues Scene USA Vol. 3: Blues All Around My Bed (released 196?) - Arthur Weston (v,g), George Roberson (h), Big Joe Williams (g)
1964.07.29/09.26 -- Chicago IL - Testament CD 6009, on: Down Home Slide (released 1998) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Rooster Blues
1973.03.24 -- Amstelveen, Netherlands - Oldie Blues 2814, on: Malvina My Sweet Woman - Big Joe Williams
Rootin' Ground Hog
1937.05.05 -- Aurora IL - 07662-1 Bluebird B7065 - Big Joe (v,g), Robert Lee McCoy (g), Sonny Boy Williamson (h)
1961.05.18 -- Chicago IL - Jefferson 12658/9, on: I Blueskvarter Chicago 1964, Volume Three (released 2004) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1961.07.13/20 -- Chicago IL - Folkways 3820, on: Mississippi’s Big Joe Williams And His Nine-String Guitar (released 1962) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Run Here Jailer With the Key
1971.05.21 -- Crawford MS - Arhoolie CD 9015, on: Big Joe Williams and Friends: Going Back To Crawford - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Austen Pete (v,g)
Rusty Can Blues
1974.11.22 -- Jackson MS - Wolf CD 120.916, on: Shake Your Boogie (released 2007) - Big Joe Williams

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Same Old Rainey Day
1972.03.20 -- Copenhagen, Denmark - Storyville 224, on: Big Joe Williams - Big Joe Williams
Saturday Night Ball
1964.00.00 -- Chicago IL - Testament 5013, on: Back To the Country (released 1994) - Big Joe Williams, Bill Foster (g)
Saturday Night Jump
1963.10.16 -- Copenhagen, Denmark - Storyville 163, on: Portraits in Blues Vol. 7: Ramblin' And Wanderin' Blues (released 1964) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Saturday Night Women
1971.05.21 -- Crawford MS - Arhoolie CD 9015, on: Big Joe Williams and Friends: Going Back To Crawford - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Scardie Mama
1968.10.25? -- London UK - Liberty 83207, on: Hand Me Down My Old Walking Stick (released 1969) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Schoolgirl
1965.05.14 -- NYC - Transatlantic XTRA 1033, on: Big Joe Williams (released 1966) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Bill Einhorn (h), Tom Pyle (b)
Screamin' And Cryin'
1963.09.25 -- Chicago IL - Roots 1005, on: Rare Gems (released 1978) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
See See Rider
1964.00.00 -- St. Louis MO - Testament 2205, on: Back To the Country (released 1964) - Jimmy Brown (v,fiddle), Big Joe Williams (g), Willie Lee Harris (h)
Shady Grove
1968.10.25? -- London UK - Liberty 83207, on: Hand Me Down My Old Walking Stick (released 1969) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Shaggy Hound Blues
1963.10.16 -- Copenhagen, Denmark - Storyville 163, on: Portraits in Blues Vol. 7: Ramblin' And Wanderin' Blues (released 1964) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Shake A Little Boogie
1951/1952 -- St. Louis MO - Oldie Blues 2814, on: Malvina My Sweet Woman (demo recordings Baul Recording Co.) - Big Joe Williams
Shake 'em (On) Down
1957.06.06 -- St. Louis MO - Delmark unissued - Po' Joe Williams (v,g), Erwin Helfer (p)
1963.10.16 -- Copenhagen, Denmark - Storyville 163, on: Portraits in Blues Vol. 7: Ramblin' And Wanderin' Blues (released 1964) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1978.08.26 -- Crawford MS - unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Lydia Carter (v)
Shake It Enough For Me
1971.00.00 -- Crawford MS - Arhoolie CD 9015, on: Big Joe Williams and Friends: Going Back To Crawford - Big Joe Williams
Shake Your Boogie
1957/1958 -- Chicago IL - Cobra unissued, Flyrhight 577, on: Unissued Chicago Blues of the 50's from Cobra & JOB (released 1981) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Erwin Helfer? (p)
1960.10.05? -- Los Gatos CA - Arhoolie 1002, on: Tough Times (released 1960) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1963.00.00 -- Chicago IL - Fat Possum 1043, on: The George Mitchell Collection (released 1963) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1964.02/03 -- St. Louis MO - Testament 2205, on: Back To the Country (released 1964) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Jimmy Brown (vl), Willie Lee Harris (h)
? -- ? - P-Vine 9014, on: Big Joe Williams & Sonny Boy Williamson "No. 2" (released 1980) - Big Joe Williams
1974.11.22 -- Jackson MS - Wolf 120.918, on: Live 1974 - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Shannon Street Blues
1938.06.17 -- Aurora IL - 020847-1 Bluebird B7847 - Sonny Boy Williamson (v,h), Yank Rachel (md), Joe Williams (g)
She Are My Sunshine
1961.07.13 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 767, on: I Got Wild (released 2003) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
She Have Broken My Heart
1971.00.00 -- Crawford MS - Arhoolie CD 9015, on: Big Joe Williams and Friends: Going Back To Crawford - Big Joe Williams, John "Shortstuff" Macon (v, (rattling)g)
She Left Me A Mule (To Ride)
1951.12.03 -- Jackson MS - DRC-98 Trumpet 171, Acoustic Archives 702, on: Delta Blues 1951 (released 1990) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), T.J. Green (b)
1959.00.00 -- Oakland CA - Arhoolie 1002, on: Tough Times (released 1960) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
She'll Be Coming Round the Mountain
1961.07.13/20 -- Chicago IL - Folkways 3820, on: Mississippi’s Big Joe Williams And His Nine-String Guitar (released 1962) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1968.10.25? -- London UK - Liberty 83207, on: Hand Me Down My Old Walking Stick (released 1969) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
She's A Married Woman
1949.00.00 -- St. Louis MO - Bullet 337 - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
She's Been Shaking A Little Boogie
1951.09.10 -- St. Louis MO - Oldie Blues 2804, on: Malvina My Sweet Woman (demo recordings Baul Recording Co.) (released 1974) - Tree Top Slim (v,p), Sam Fowler (h), Big Joe Williams (g)
She's Doggin' Me
1962.02.26 -- NYC - Bluesville 1067, on: Big Joe Williams at Folk City (released 1963) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
She Thinks She's Sick
1960.10.10 -- Chicago IL - 12 Testament unissued - Blind Darby (v,g?), Big Joe Williams (g)
Shetland Pony Blues
1958.02.08 -- Delmark 602, on: Piney Wood Blues (released 1958) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), J.D. Short (h,g)
She Walked Around With Her Mouth Poked
1972.03.20 -- Copenhagen, Denmark - Storyville 8001, on: Blues Master Vol. 1 (released 1991) - Robert Pete Williams (v,g), Big Joe Williams (k)
She Won't Do Right
1974.00.00 -- Muscle Shoals AL - Bluesway 6080, on: Don't Your Plums Look Mellow Hanging On Your Tree (released 1974) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Jerry Bridges (b), Roger Allen Clark (d)
Short Stuff's Corinna
1964.05.18 -- NYC - Folkways (3)1004, on: Big Joe Williams & Short Stuff Macon: Hell Bound & Heaven Sent (released 1968) - Short Stuff Macon (v,g), Big Joe Williams (g,v)
Sinking Blues
1963.09.25 -- Chicago IL - Roots 1005, on: Rare Gems (released 1978) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Paul Butterfield (h)?
Sink Or Swim
1963.00.00 -- Chicago IL - Fat Possum 1043, on: The George Mitchell Collection (released 1963) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Sinner Man
1978.08.20 -- Crawford MS - Ornament CH-7.713, on: Back to the Roots - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Sitting And Thinkin'
1968.10.25? -- London UK - Liberty 83207, on: Hand Me Down My Old Walking Stick (released 1969) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Sitting On Top Of the World
1962.03.02 -- NYC - 56 Spivey 1004, on: Three Kings And the Queen - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Bob Dylan (v,h)
Skin And Bone Blues
1978.08.23 -- Crawford MS - Ornament CH-7.713, on: Back to the Roots - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Pony-Tail Slim (Axel Küstner) (h)
Skinny Mama
1961.10.07 -- NYC - Bluesville 1056, on: Blues For Nine Strings (released 1962) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Larry Johnson (h), Willie Dixon (b)
Skinny Woman
1937.05.05 -- Aurora IL - 07654-1 Bluebird B7012 - Sonny Boy Williamson (v,h), Joe Williams (g)
Sloppy Drunk (Blues)
1960.10.05? -- Los Gatos CA - Arhoolie 1002, on: Tough Times (released 1960) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1963.00.00? -- Chicago IL - Stackohits 9035, on: Blues From the South Side - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1965.00.00 -- Rockford College IL - Testament 6010, on: These Are My Blues (released 1998) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1974.11.22 -- Jackson MS - Wolf 120.918, on: Live 1974 - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1976.01.21 -- Crawford MS - Red Lightnin' 0033, on: The Devil's Music-From the BBC T.V. Series (released 1976) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Snitchin' Blues
1978.08.26 -- Crawford MS - L+R 42.047, on: 1973-1980 Field Recordings - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
So Glad
1960.10.05? -- Los Gatos CA - Arhoolie 1002, on: Tough Times (released 1960) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Somebody Evil
1966.08.09 -- NYC (Cafe-Au-Go-Go) - Verve Folkways 3010, on: Living Legends: Son House, Skip James, Bukka White, Big Joe Williams (released 1967) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Somebody's Been Borrowing That Stuff
1935.02.25 -- Chicago IL - 85488-1 Bluebird B5900 - Joe Williams (v,g), Henry Townsend (g)
Somebody's Been Borrowing That Stuff O' Mine
1978.08.26 -- Crawford MS - L+R 42.047, on: 1973-1980 Field Recordings - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Lydia Carter (v)
Somebody's Been Fooling
1961.07.13/20 -- Chicago IL - tk 1, 3 Folkways 3820, on: Mississippi’s Big Joe Williams And His Nine-String Guitar (released 1962) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Ransom Knowling (b)
Somebody's Been Worry'in
1945.07.12 -- Chicago IL - Victor D5-AB-355 Bluebird 34-0739 - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Sonny Boy Williams (h), Jump Jackson (d)
Some Changes Gotta Be Made
1965.05.14 -- NYC - Transatlantic XTRA 1033, on: Big Joe Williams (released 1966) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Bill Einhorn (h), Tom Pyle (b)
Someday Baby (Estes)
1941.12.12 -- Chicago IL - 070486-1 Bluebird B9025 - Joe Williams (v,g), Sonny Boy Williamson (h), Alfred Elkins (bass cano)
1958.02.18/19? -- Delmark 602, on: Piney Wood Blues (released 1958) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1960.10.05? -- Los Gatos CA - Arhoolie unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1964.09.00 -- East St. Louis IL - Storyville 180, on: Blues Scene USA Vol. 4: Mississippi Blues (released 1975) - Arthur Weston (v,g), George Roberson (h), Big Joe Williams (g)
1974.11.22 -- Jackson MS - Wolf CD 120.916, on: Shake Your Boogie (released 2007) - Big Joe Williams
Some Old Rainy Day
? -- ? - Storyville 623702, on: Blues Roots Vol. 3 (released 1979) - Big Joe Williams
Some Other Man Blues
1974.11.22 -- Jackson MS - on: Shake Your Boogie (released 2007) - Wolf CD 120.916 - Big Joe Williams
Something Worryin' My Mind
1965.05.14 -- NYC - Transatlantic XTRA 1033, on: Big Joe Williams (released 1966) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Bill Einhorn (h), Tom Pyle (b)
Something Wrong With My '52 Ford
1965.05.14 -- NYC - Transatlantic XTRA 1033, on: Big Joe Williams (released 1966) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Bill Einhorn (h), Tom Pyle (b)s
Something Wrong With My Little Machine --> see: Little Machine
So Much Wine
1961.07.13 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 767, on: I Got Wild (released 2003) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
So Soon
1966.08.09 -- NYC (Cafe-Au-Go-Go) - Verve Folkways 3010, on: Living Legends: Son House, Skip James, Bukka White, Big Joe Williams (released 1967) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
So Soon I'll Be Going My Way Back Home
1963.10.16 -- Copenhagen, Denmark - Storyville 163, on: Portraits in Blues Vol. 7: Ramblin' And Wanderin' Blues (released 1964) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Southern Blues
1961.05.18 -- Chicago IL - Jefferson 12658/9, on: I Blueskvarter Chicago 1964, Volume Three (released 2004) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Southern Whistle Blow
1974.00.00 -- Muscle Shoals AL - Bluesway 6080, on: Don't Your Plums Look Mellow Hanging On Your Tree (released 1974) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Jerry Bridges (b), Roger Allen Clark (d)
Special Rider
1964.07.29/09.26 -- Chicago IL - Milestone 3001, on: Classic Delta Blues (released 1964) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Stack O'Dollars
1935.10.31 -- Chicago IL - 96245-1 Bluebird B6231 - Joe Williams' Washboard Blues Singers (Joe Williams (v,g), "Dad" Tracy (1 string fiddle), Chasey "Kokomo" Collins (wb)) -
1960.10.05? -- Los Gatos CA - Arhoolie unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1965.05.14 -- NYC - Transatlantic XTRA 1033, on: Big Joe Williams (released 1966) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Bill Einhorn (h), Tom Pyle (b)
1965.09.25 -- Chicago IL - Takoma 7071, on: Chicago Breakdown (released 1980) - Big Joe Williams (v, 6-string-g), Paul Butterfield (h)
Stack Of Dollars
1947.07.22 -- Chicago IL - CCO 4834-1 Columbia 38055, Blues Classics 21, on: Big Joe Williams & Sonny Boy Williamson (released 1969) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Sonny Boy Williamson (h), Ransom Knowling (b), Judge Riley (d)
1961.07.13 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 627, on: Nine String Guitar Blues - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Ransom Knowling (b)
Stackolee
1960.10.10 -- Chicago IL - 14 Testament unissued - Blind Darby (v,g?), Big Joe Williams (g)
Stavin' Chain Blues
1958.02.08 -- St. Louis MO - Delmark 609, on: Stavin' Chain: Mississippi Blues (released 1961) (alt. take on: Big Joe Williams & J.D. Short (released 1991)) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), J.D. Short (v,g,h)
Stella Blues
1978.08.02 -- Mashulaville MS - Ornament CD-7.713, on: Back to the Roots - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Stepfather Blues
1935.02.25 -- Chicago IL - 85492-1 Bluebird B5996 - Joe Williams (v,g)
St. Louis Trouble Blues
1958.02.08 -- St. Louis MO - Delmark unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g), J.D. Short (g,h)
Stomping the Blues
1958.02.18/19? -- St. Louis MO - Delmark unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Stop Breaking Down (Robert Johnson)
1969.09.00 -- Chicago IL - Adelphi 1005, on: Really Chicago's Blues - John Lee Granderson (v, e-g), Big Joe Williams (g(National)), Backwards Sam Firk (g(Gibson) or Mike Stewart?)
Stop Knockin On My Door
1963.03.06/31 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 606, on: Yank Rachell And His Tennessee Jug Busters: Mandolin Blues - Yank Rachell (v,md), Hammie Nixon (jug,h), Sleepy John Estes (g), Big Joe Williams (g), Mike Bloomfield (g)
Strange Girl Blues (Big Joe Williams)
1951/1952 -- St. Louis MO - Oldie Blues 2814, on: Malvina My Sweet Woman (demo recordings Baul Recording Co.) - Big Joe Williams
1962.03.02 -- NYC - 54 Spivey 1004, on: Three Kings And the Queen - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Studio Blues
1961.07.20 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 767, on: I Got Wild (released 2003) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1961.10.07 -- NYC - Bluesville 1086, on: Studio Blues (released 1965) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Larry Johnson (h), Willie Dixon (b)
Sugar Babe
1961.10.07 -- NYC - Bluesville 1086, on: Studio Blues (released 1965) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Willie Dixon (b)
Sugar Diabetes Blues
1971.05.21 -- Crawford MS - Arhoolie CD 9015, on: Big Joe Williams and Friends: Going Back To Crawford - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Sugar Hill
1974.00.00 -- Muscle Shoals AL - Bluesway 6080, on: Don't Your Plums Look Mellow Hanging On Your Tree (released 1974) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Jerry Bridges (b), Roger Allen Clark (d)
1974/1975 -- Crawford MS - MEB EB-1001 - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Sugar Hill Story
1978.08.03 -- Crawford MS - Ornament CD-7.713, on: Back to the Roots - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Sugar Mama (Blues)
1937.05.05 -- Aurora IL - 07653-1 Bluebird B7059 - Sonny Boy Williamson (v,h), Joe Williams (g)
1963.09.25 -- Chicago IL - Flyright 549, on: Chicago Blues: Live at the Fickle Pickle (released 1980) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1963.00.00 -- Chicago IL - Fat Possum 1043, on: The George Mitchell Collection (released 1963) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1965.00.00 -- Crawford MS - Storyville 180, on: Blues Scene USA, Vol.4-Mississippi Blues (released 1974) - Coot Venson (v,h), Big Joe Williams (g)
Sugar On the Bottom
1971.05.21 -- Crawford MS - Arhoolie CD 9015, on: Big Joe Williams and Friends: Going Back To Crawford - Big Joe Williams (v,g), John "Shotstuff" Macon (v,g)
Sun Never Go Down
1965.00.00 -- Rockford College IL - Testament 6010, on: These Are My Blues (released 1998) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Sunny Land
1938.03.13 -- Aurora IL - 020115-1 Bluebird B7500 - Sonny Boy Williamson (v,h) Yank Rachel (md), Joe Williams (g)
Sunny Road Blues
1979.09.00 -- Sheffield, AL - Gitanes Jazz/Verve 519-943-2, on: The Final Years (released 1995) - Big Joe Williams
Sweet Old Kokomo
1958.02.08 -- St. Louis MO - Delmark 602, on: Piney Wood Blues (released 1958) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), J.D. Short (h,g)
Sweet Pepper Mama
1937.05.05 -- Aurora IL - 07660-1 Bluebird B7090 - Robert Lee McCoy (v,g), Joe Williams (g), Sonny Boy Williamson (h)

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Tailor Made Babe (Baby)
1958.01.10/11 -- Delmark 602, on: Piney Wood Blues (released 1958) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1958.02.08 -- St. Louis MO - Delmark unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g), J.D. Short (g,h)
1960.10.05? -- Los Gatos CA - Arhoolie unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1978.08.26 -- Crawford MS - L+R 42.047, on: 1973-1980 Field Recordings - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Take It All
1968.10.25? -- London UK - Liberty 83207, on: Hand Me Down My Old Walking Stick (released 1969) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Take It Along With You Everywhere You Go
1972.03.20 -- Copenhagen, Denmark - Storyville 8001, on: Blues Master Vol. 1 (released 1991) - Robert Pete Williams (v,g), Big Joe Williams (k)
Take It Easy, Baby
1937.11.11 -- Aurora IL - 016531-1 Bluebird B7386 - Robert Lee McCoy (v,g), Joe Williams (g), Sonny Boy Williamson (h)
Take Me Out Of the Bottom
1969.12.14? -- Berkeley CA - Arhoolie 1053, on: Thinking Of What They Did To Me (released 1969) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1971.05.21 -- Crawford MS - Arhoolie CD 9015, on: Big Joe Williams and Friends: Going Back To Crawford - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Talkin' Blues
1972.03.20 -- Copenhagen, Denmark - Storyville 225, on: Robert Pete Williams with Big Joe Williams (released 1972) - Robert Pete Williams (v,g), Big Joe Williams (k)
Talking About Bottleneck
1964.00.00 -- Chicago IL - Testament 5021, on: Bottleneck Blues (released 1995) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Taylor Made Baby
1974.11.22 -- Jackson MS - Wolf CD 120.916, on: Shake Your Boogie (released 2007) - Big Joe Williams
Taylor Made Stomp
1952.04.05 -- St. Louis MO - Baul, Oldie Blues 2804, on: Malvina My Sweet Woman (released 1974) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Tree Top Slim (Willie Ealey) (p)
Taylor Made Woman
1979.09.00 -- Sheffield, AL - Gitanes Jazz/Verve 519-943-2, on: The Final Years (released 1995) - Big Joe Williams
T.B. Blues
1961.07.13/20 -- Chicago IL - Folkways 3820, on: Mississippi’s Big Joe Williams And His Nine-String Guitar (released 1962) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Tell Me Mama
1961.10.07 -- NYC - Bluesville 1086, on: Studio Blues (released 1965) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Willie Dixon (b)
1979.09.08 -- Freedom Village MS - Delta Blues 79, on: Delta Blues Festival '79 - Big Joe Williams
Tell Me Who's Been Tellin' You
1972.03.20 -- Storyville SLP 224=Storyville ST-21022, Copenhagen, Denmark - on: Big Joe Williams - Big Joe Williams
Tell My Mother
1972.03/04 -- Stockholm S - Sonet 635, on: Legacy Of the Blues Vol.6 (released 1974) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Terraplane Blues (Robert Johnson)
1963.00.00? -- Chicago IL - Stackohits 9035, on: Blues From the South Side - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1963.00.00 -- Chicago IL - Fat Possum 1043, on: The George Mitchell Collection (released 1963) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1964.07.29/09.26 -- Chicago IL - Milestone 3001, on: Classic Delta Blues (released 1964) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Texas Blues
1960.10.05? -- Los Gatos CA - Arhoolie 1005, on: I Have To Paint My Face (2nd release 1969) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1972.03.20 -- Copenhagen, Denmark - Storyville 225, on: Robert Pete Williams with Big Joe Williams - Robert Pete Williams (v,g), Big Joe Williams (k)
1977.03.30 -- Berlin GER - L+R 42.047, on: 1973-1980 Field Recordings - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Cooper Terry (h)
That Thing In Town
1961.07.13 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 604, on: Blues On Highway 49 (released 1961) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Ransom Knowling (b)
These Are My Blues (Gonna Sing 'Em For Myself)
1965.00.00 -- Rockford College IL - Testament 6010, on: These Are My Blues (released 1998) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
They Stopped Me At the Border
1972.03/04 -- Stockholm S - Verve B0006288-02, on: The Sonet Blues Story (released 2005) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Things Gonna Come My Way
1974.00.00 -- Muscle Shoals AL - Bluesway 6080, on: Don't Your Plums Look Mellow Hanging On Your Tree (released 1974) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Jerry Bridges (b), Roger Allen Clark (d)
Thinking Of What They Did To Me
1969.12.00? -- Berkeley CA - Arhoolie 1053, on: Thinking Of What They Did To Me (released 1969) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
This Heavy Stuff Of Mine
1972.03/04? -- Stockholm S - Sonet 635, on: Legacy Of the Blues Vol.6 (released 1974) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
This Little Light O'Mine
1978.08.03 -- Crawford MS - Ornament CD-7.713, on: Back to the Roots - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
This Old London Town
1974.00.00 -- Muscle Shoals AL - Bluesway 6080, on: Don't Your Plums Look Mellow Hanging On Your Tree (released 1974) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Jerry Bridges (b), Roger Allen Clark (d)
Though Time (Robert Lee McCollum)
1937.05.05 -- Aurora IL - Victor 07655-1 - Robert Lee McCoy (g,v), John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson (h), Big Joe Williams (g)
Thousand Year Blues
1951.09.10 -- St. Louis MO - Oldie Blues 2804, on: Malvina My Sweet Woman (demo recordings Baul Recording Co.) (released 1974) - Tree Top Slim (v,p), Sam Fowler (h), Big Joe Williams (g)
Throw A (The) Boogie Woogie
1941.12.12 -- Chicago IL - 070482-1 Bluebird unissued (first released BMG/Bluebird NL 90320 1989) - Joe Williams (v,g), Sonnyboy Williamson (h), Alfred Elkins (bass cano)
1969.12.14? -- Berkeley CA - Arhoolie 1053, on: Thinking Of What They Did To Me (released 1969) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Tijuana (Blues)
1961.07.20 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 604, on: Blues On Highway 49 (released 1961) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1969.12.14? -- Berkeley CA - Arhoolie 1053, on: Thinking Of What They Did To Me (released 1969) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Tired
1958.01.10/11 -- Delmark unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Toledo To Buffalo
1964.05.23 -- NYC - 228 Spivey 1005, on: Mississippi Mr. Shortstuff with Big Joe Williams (released 1964) - Mississippi Mr. Shortstuff (g), Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Tough Luck
1937.05.05 -- Aurora IL - 07655-1 Bluebird B7115 - Robert Lee McCoy (v,g), Joe Williams (g), Sonny Boy Williamson (h)
Traveling Blues
1964.00.00 -- Chicago IL - Testament 5021, on: Bottleneck Blues (released 1995) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Trouble For Everybody
1969.12.14? -- Berkeley CA - Arhoolie 1053, on: Thinking Of What They Did To Me (released 1969) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Charlie Musselwhite (h)
Trouble Gonna Take Me To My Grave
1962.02.26 -- NYC - Bluesville 1067, on: Big Joe Williams at Folk City (released 1963) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Trouble in Mind (Trad.)
1960.00.00 -- Los Angeles CA - Vogue 681-30, on: Blues Festival - Big Joe Williams, Lightnin' Hopkins, Brownie McGhee, Sonny Terry
1960.10.10 -- Chicago IL - 15 Testament unissued - Blind Darby (v,g?), Big Joe Williams (g)
Turnroad Blues
1972.03.20 -- Copenhagen, Denmark - Storyville SLP 224=Storyville ST-21022, on: Big Joe Williams - Big Joe Williams

Up And Down the Line
1963.03.06/31 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 606, on: Yank Rachell And His Tennessee Jug Busters: Mandolin Blues - Yank Rachell (v,md), Hammie Nixon (jug,h), Sleepy John Estes (g), Big Joe Williams (g), Mike Bloomfield (g)
Until My Love Come Down
1938.03.13 -- Aurora IL - 020119-1 Bluebird B7576 - Sonny Boy Williamson (v,h) Yank Rachel (md), Joe Williams (g)

V-8 (Vee-Eight) Ford Blues
1945.07.12 -- Chicago IL - Victor D5-AB-357 Bluebird 34-0739 - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Sonny Boy Williams (h), Jump Jackson (d)
1959.00.00 -- Oakland CA - Arhoolie unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1960.10.05? -- Los Gatos CA - Arhoolie 1002, on: Tough Times (released 1960) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1960.10.10 -- Chicago IL - 6 Testament unissued - Blind Darby (v,g?), Big Joe Williams (g)
Vitamin A (Blues)
1963.10.16 -- Copenhagen, Denmark - Storyville 415, Storyville 188, on: The Best Of the Blues - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1965.00.00 -- Rockford IL - Testament 6010, on: These Are My Blues - Big Joe Williams
Vitamin A Blues
1965.00.00 -- Rockford College IL - Testament 6010, on: These Are My Blues (released 1998) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Vitamin B Blues
1971.00.00? -- Chicago IL - Blues On Blues BOB 10003, on: Blues From the Mississippi Delta (released 1972) - Big Joe Williams ("Big Country Joe Williams")

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Walking Blues (Robert Johnson)
1935.10.31 -- Chicago IL - 96248-1 Bluebird B6261 - Chasey "Kokomo" Collins (v), "Dad" Tracy (vn), Joe Williams (g)
1961.10.07 -- NYC - Bluesville 1056, on: Blues For Nine Strings (released 1962) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Larry Johnson (h), Willie Dixon (b)
1964.00.00 -- Chicago IL - Testament 5012, on CD: Testament 5012, on: The Sound Of The Delta-A Mississippi Blues Anthology (released 1994) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1964.07.29/09.26 -- Chicago IL - Milestone 3001, on: Classic Delta Blues (released 1964) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Walkin' Ground Hog
1964.00.00 -- Chicago IL - Testament 2209, on: The Sound Of The Delta: A Mississippi Blues Anthology (released 1966) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Jimmy Brown (vl)
Walk On, Little Girl
1961.07.13 -- Chicago IL - Delmark 604, on: Blues On Highway 49 (released 1961) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1964.07.29/09.26 -- Chicago IL - Testament CD 6009, on: Down Home Slide (released 1998) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Wanita
1945.07.12 -- Chicago IL - D5-AB-356 RCA 7323 - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Sonny Boy Williamson (h), Jump Jackson (d)
Watergate Blues
1974/1975? -- Crawford MS - MEB EB-1001 - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1976.01.21 -- Crawford MS - Red Lightnin' 0033, on: The Devil's Music-From the BBC T.V. Series (released 1976) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1978.08.02 -- Mashulaville MS - Ornament CD-7.713, on: Back to the Roots - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
What Makes A Broke Man Sleep So Sound
1964.05.23 -- NYC - 231 Spivey 1005, on: Mississippi Mr. Shortstuff with Big Joe Williams (released 1964) - Mississippi Mr. Shortstuff (g), Big Joe Williams (v,g)
What She Need With A Rooster
1963.00.00 -- Chicago IL - Fat Possum 1043, on: The George Mitchell Collection (released 1963) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
What You Gon' Do, Sinner?
1978.08.26 -- Crawford MS - Ornament CH-7.713, on: Back to the Roots - Big Joe Williams (v,g), B.L. Logan (v)
What You Gonna Do For Me
? -- ? - Red Lightnin' CD 0092, on: Big Boss Men: Blues Legends Vol. 1 (released 1992) - Big Joe Williams
When I First Left Home
1972.03/04 -- Stockholm S - Sonet 635, on: Legacy Of the Blues Vol.6 (released 1974) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
When I Lay My Burden Down
1978.08.26 -- Crawford MS - L+R 42.047, on: 1973-1980 Field Recordings - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Lydia Carter (v)
When My Baby Comes Back Home
1963.03.06/31 -- Chicago IL - Delmark CD DD-608, on: Yank Rachell And His Tennessee Jug Busters: Mandolin Blues (first issued 1995) - Yank Rachell (v,md), Hammie Nixon (jug,h), Sleepy John Estes (g), Big Joe Williams (g), Mike Bloomfield (g)
When the Saints Go Marchin' In
1978.08.20 -- Crawford MS - Ornament CH-7.713, on: Back to the Roots - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Where Did You Stay Last Night (Taylor Made Baby)
1974.11.22 -- Jackson MS - Wolf 120.918, on: Live 1974 - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Which Way My Baby Go
1964.07.29/09.26 -- Chicago IL - Testament CD 6009, on: Down Home Slide (released 1998) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Whiskey Headed Blues
1938.06.17 -- Aurora IL - 020844-1 Bluebird B7707 - Sonny Boy Williamson (v,h), Yank Rachel (md), Joe Williams (g)
Whiskey Headed Woman
1966.08.09 -- NYC (Cafe-Au-Go-Go) - Verve Folkways 3010, on: Living Legends: Son House, Skip James, Bukka White, Big Joe Williams (released 1967) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Whistling Pine Blues
1951.09.10 -- St. Louis MO - Baul, on: Oldie Blues 2804, on: Malvina My Sweet Woman (released 1974) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Sam Fowler (h)
1951.12.03 -- Jackson MS - DRC-95 Trumpet 169, Acoustic Archives 702, on: Delta Blues 1951 (released 1990) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), T.J. Green (b)
1961.07.13/20 -- Chicago IL - Folkways 3820, on: Mississippi’s Big Joe Williams And His Nine-String Guitar (released 1962) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1963.09.25 -- Chicago IL - Takoma 7081, on: Rare Blues (released 1980) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Paul Butterfield (h)
1979.09.00 -- Sheffield, AL - Gitanes Jazz/Verve 519-943-2, on: The Final Years (released 1995) - Big Joe Williams
Who's Been Foolin' You
1963.00.00 -- Chicago IL - Fat Possum 1043, on: The George Mitchell Collection (released 1963) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Wichita (Big Joe Williams)
1962.03.02 -- NYC - Spivey 1004, on: Three Kings And the Queen - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Bob Dylan (h)
Wild Cow Blues
1935.10.31 -- Chicago IL - 96246-1 Bluebird B6200 - Joe Williams' Washboard Blues Singers (Joe Williams (v,g), "Dad" Tracy (1 string fiddle), Chasey "Kokomo" Collins (wb))
Wild Cow Moan
1947.07.22 -- Chicago IL - CCO 4836 Columbia 37945, Blues Classics 21, on: Big Joe Williams & Sonny Boy Williamson (released 1969) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Sonny Boy Williamson (h), Ransom Knowling (b), Judge Riley (d)
1957.06.06 -- St. Louis MO - Delmark unissued - Po' Joe Williams (v,g), Erwin Helfer (p)
1963.09.25 -- Chicago IL - Roots 1005, on: Rare Gems (released 1978) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Paul Butterfield (h)
Wild Ox Moan
1963.10.13 -- Bremen GER - Fontana unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
1963.10.16 -- Copenhagen, Denmark - Storyville 166, on: Guitar Blues - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Wimmin From Coast to Coast
1960.07.06 -- Los Angeles CA - World Pacific 1296, on: Down South Summit Meeting (released 1960) - Sonny Terry (v,g), Brownie McGhee (v,g), Lightnin' Hopkins (v,g), Big Joe Williams (v,g), Jimmy Bond (b)
Woman I'm Loving - Sleeping In A Grave
1960.10.05? -- Los Gatos CA - Arhoolie unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Wondering Blues
1958.02.18/19? -- St. Louis MO - Delmark unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Won't Be Back Till Fall
? -- ? - Pilz CD 449320-2, on: Blues From the South Side (released 1993) - Big Joe Williams
Woody Woodpecker
? -- ? - Testament 2205, on: Back To the Country (released 1964) - Big Joe Williams, Jimmy Brown (fiddle, g), Willie Lee Harris (h)
Words My Mother Said
1969.10.14? -- Berkeley CA - Arhoolie unissued - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
Working On the Levy (Night & Day)
1974.00.00 -- Muscle Shoals AL - Bluesway 6080, on: Don't Your Plums Look Mellow Hanging On Your Tree (released 1974) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Jerry Bridges (b), Roger Allen Clark (d)
Worried And Lonesome
1964.02/03 -- St. Louis MO - Testament 2205, on: Back To the Country (released 1964) - Big Joe Williams (g), Willie Lee Harris (v,h)
Worried Life Blues
1965.05.14 -- NYC - Transatlantic XTRA 1033, on: Big Joe Williams (released 1966) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Bill Einhorn (h), Tom Pyle (b)
Worried Man Blues
1935.10.31 -- Chicago IL - 96247-1 Bluebird B6231 - Joe Williams' Washboard Blues Singers (Joe Williams (v,g), "Dad" Tracy (1 string fiddle), Chasey "Kokomo" Collins (wb))
Worry You Off My Mind
1964.02/03 -- St. Louis MO - Testament 2205, on: Back To the Country (released 1964) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Jimmy Brown (vl)

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Yellow Box Blues (John Lee Granderson)
1969.09.00 -- Chicago IL - Adelphi 1005, on: Really Chicago's Blues - John Lee Granderson (e-g), Big Joe Williams (g(National)), Backwards Sam Firk (g(Gibson) or Mike Stewart?)
You Are My Sunshine
1973.03.24 -- Amstelveen, Netherlands - Oldie Blues 2814, on: Malvina My Sweet Woman - Big Joe Williams
1965.00.00 -- Rockford College IL - Testament 6010, on: These Are My Blues (released 1998) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
You Can Lead Me
1938.03.13 -- Aurora IL - 020112-1 Bluebird B7536 - Sonny Boy Williamson (v,h) Yank Rachel (md), Joe Williams (g)
You Can Stay Out
1964.00.00 -- St. Louis MO - Testament 2205, on: Back To the Country (released 1964) - Jimmy Brown (v,fiddle), Big Joe Williams (g), Willie Lee Harris (h)
You Can't Do Me This Way
1957.06.06 -- St. Louis MO - Delmark unissued - Po' Joe Williams (v,g), Erwin Helfer (p)
You Done Me Wrong
1973.03.24 -- Amstelveen, Netherlands - Oldie Blues 2814, on: Malvina My Sweet Woman - Big Joe Williams
You Give An Account
1938.06.17 -- Aurora IL - 020846- Bluebird B7756 - Sonny Boy Williamson (v,h), Yank Rachel (md), Joe Williams (g)
You Goin' (Gonna) Meet King Jesus (On Your Bond)
1957.06.06 -- St. Louis MO - Delmark unissued - Po' Joe Williams (v,g), Erwin Helfer (p)
1978.08.03 -- Crawford MS - Ornament CD-7.713, on: Back to the Roots - Big Joe Williams (v,g)
You Gonna Need Somebody To Go Your Bond (I've been Buked) (I've Been Scorned)
1960.07.06 -- Los Angeles CA - Society 1020, on: Big Joe, Sonny, Brownie, Lightnin' (released 1960) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Lightnin' Hopkins (v,g), Brownie McGhee (v,g), Sonny Terry (h,v), Jimmy Bond (b)
You Got To Help Me Some
1958.02.08 -- St. Louis MO - Delmark 609, on: Stavin' Chain: Mississippi Blues (released 1961) - Big Joe Williams (g), J.D. Short (v,g,h)
Your Close Friend
1964.00.00 -- Chicago IL - Testament 2209, on: The Sound Of The Delta: A Mississippi Blues Anthology (released 1966) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Bill Foster (g)
You're An Old Lady (Big Joe Williams)
1969.09.00 -- Chicago IL - Adelphi 1005, on: Really Chicago's Blues (released 1969) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), John Lee Granderson, Mike Stewart (g)
You're Dogging Me
1979.09.00 -- Sheffield, AL - Gitanes Jazz/Verve 519-943-2, on: The Final Years (released 1995) - Big Joe Williams
You're Gonna Need King Jesus
1958.02.08 -- St. Louis MO - Delmark 609, on: Stavin' Chain: Mississippi Blues (released 1961) (alt. take on: Big Joe Williams & J.D. Short (first released 1991)) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), J.D. Short (g,h)
You Gonna Need King Jesus On Your Bond
1973/1978? -- Berlin GER or Crawford MS or Mashulaville MS - Ornament CD-7.713, on: Back to the Roots - Big Joe Williams (with Ponytail Slim (Axel Küstner) (h), B.L. Logan (v)???)
You Rascal You
1964.05.18 -- NYC - Folkways (3)1004, on: Big Joe Williams & Short Stuff Macon: Hell Bound & Heaven Sent (released 1968) - Big Joe Williams (v,g), Short Stuff Macon (g)
You've Been Foolin' Round Town
1938.06.17 -- Aurora IL - 020848-1 Bluebird B7756 - Sonny Boy Williamson (v,h), Yank Rachel (md), Joe Williams (g)
Yo Yo Blues
1960,10.05? -- Los Gatos CA - Arhoolie 1002, on: Tough Times (released 1960) - Big Joe Williams (v,g)

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