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Joe Williams

Joe Williams has been played on NTS in shows including Sameed, featured first on 8 November 2013. Songs played include Get Out Of My Life.

Joe Williams (December 12, 1918 – March 29, 1999) was a well-known jazz singer.

He was born Joseph Goreed in Cordele, Georgia and moved to Chicago as a child. He was raised by his mother and grandmother. He grew on the south side of Chicago, surrounded by jazz, blues, and gospel music. In the 1930s, as a teenager, he was a member of "The Jubilee Boys" and performed in Chicago churches.

He worked as a singer and bouncer in Chicago in the…

Get Out Of My Life
Joe Williams, The Jazz Orchestra
Solid State Records1966
Get Out Of My Life
Joe Williams, The Jazz OrchestraSolid State Records1966