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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… read more

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  • Avatar for Evilhasears
    Дикое говно, совсем не вкатывает
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  • Avatar for barryvs
    Saw him with the Count Basie Orchestra....a great find.
  • Avatar for Riverlander
    Joe is still my all time favorite male singer, Sinatra will forgive me I'm sure.
  • Avatar for MrStyle
    Great voice! Growing up watching the Cosby Show, never knew he was a Jazz legend.
  • Avatar for aginghippie77
    I'm 56 yrs old, and the first time I heard him sing, I knew he was the top. If you like Joe, Try Mel Torme....
  • Avatar for kturner423
    so good
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