Joe Williams

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A highly sophisticated, blues-influenced jazz singer who often accompanied top-flight jazzmen.
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Discography

Year Album Label AllMusic Rating User Ratings
A Night at Count Basie's
1955 A Night at Count Basie's Vanguard
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Count Basie Swings, Joe Williams Sings
1956 Count Basie Swings, Joe Williams Sings Verve / PolyGram / Universal
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Joe Williams Sings Everyday
1956 Joe Williams Sings Everyday Savoy
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One O'Clock Jump
1957 One O'Clock Jump Verve / PolyGram / Universal Classics & Jazz
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A Man Ain't Supposed to Cry
1958 A Man Ain't Supposed to Cry Label M
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Sing Along with Basie
1958 Sing Along with Basie Warner Music
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Everyday I Have the Blues
1959 Everyday I Have the Blues Roulette Records
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Everyday I Have the Blues/First, Lasting & Always ...
1959 Everyday I Have the Blues/First, Lasting & Always ... Savoy
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Joe Williams Sings About You!
1959 Joe Williams Sings About You!
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Just the Blues
195? Just the Blues Roulette Records
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That Kind of Woman
1960 That Kind of Woman Roulette Records
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Sentimental and Melancholy
1961 Sentimental and Melancholy Roulette Records
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Together
1961 Together WPCR
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A Swingin' Night at Birdland
1962 A Swingin' Night at Birdland Blue Note
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At Newport '63
1963 At Newport '63 Bluebird RCA / RCA
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Jump for Joy
1963 Jump for Joy Bluebird RCA / RCA
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New Kind of Love
1963 New Kind of Love Roulette Records
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One Is a Lonesome Number
1963 One Is a Lonesome Number Roulette Records
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Havin' a Good Time
1964 Havin' a Good Time Hyena / The Music Force
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Me and the Blues
1964 Me and the Blues RCA
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The Exciting Joe Williams
1965 The Exciting Joe Williams RCA
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The Song Is You
1965 The Song Is You
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Presenting Joe Williams and the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra
1966 Presenting Joe Williams and the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra Blue Note
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Worth Waiting For
1970 Worth Waiting For Blue Note
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The Heart and Soul of Joe Williams and George Shearing
1971 The Heart and Soul of Joe Williams and George Shearing Koch Jazz / Koch
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Live in Vegas
1971 Live in Vegas Hmo
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Joe Williams Live
1973 Joe Williams Live Fantasy
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Prez & Joe
1979 Prez & Joe GNP / Crescendo
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Nothin' But the Blues
1983 Nothin' But the Blues Delos
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I Just Wanna Sing
1985 I Just Wanna Sing Delos
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Every Night: Live at Vine St.
1987 Every Night: Live at Vine St. Verve
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In Good Company
1989 In Good Company Verve
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That Holiday Feeling
1990 That Holiday Feeling Verve
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Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz with Guest Joe Williams
1991 Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz with Guest Joe Williams Jazz Alliance
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Ballad and Blues Master
1992 Ballad and Blues Master Verve
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Live at Orchestra Hall, Detroit
1993 Live at Orchestra Hall, Detroit Telarc Distribution
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Joe Williams & Friends
1994 Joe Williams & Friends Spotlite
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Feel the Spirit
1994 Feel the Spirit Telarc Distribution
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Here's to Life
1994 Here's to Life Telarc / Telarc Distribution
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One for My Baby
1998 One for My Baby Laserlight
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Triple Play
1999 Triple Play Telarc Jazz Zone / Telarc Distribution
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Live at Manchester Craftmen's Guild
1999 Live at Manchester Craftmen's Guild Jazz MCG
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Riviera Summit
2001 Riviera Summit Starburst Records (UK) / Starburst Recordings
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Something Old, New and Blue
Something Old, New and Blue Solid State
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Live
Live Original Jazz Classics
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