Big Joe Williams

No More Whiskey

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It's to the credit of Evidence Records in the United States for releasing No More Whiskey, originally released on the L and R label in Germany. The unique percussive Delta blues of Big Joe Williams is captured from sessions recorded in 1973, 1977, 1978, and 1980. The 16 tracks feature Williams on dobro, six-string guitar, and his patented nine-string guitar. While the majority of the disc is mainly Big Joe Williams solos, it also includes Lydia Carter contributing vocals on "Somebody's Been Borrowin' That Heavy Stuff o' Mine," "Jesus Gonna Make up My Dyin' Bed," and "When I Lay My Burden Down," and Cooper Terry's harmonica on "Texas Blues." All tracks were recorded in Crawford, MS, except "Don't Your House Look Lonesome" and "Texas Blues," which were recorded in Berlin.

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