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Williams, Joe, 1918-1999

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Personal name headingWilliams, Joe, 1918-1999
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Variant(s)Goreed, Joseph, 1918-1999
Biography/History noteJoe Williams (1918-1999) was a Blues singer with Count Basie Band (1954-61)
Birth date1918-12-12
Death date1999-03-29
Place of birthCordele (Ga.)
Place of deathLas Vegas (Nev.)
Field of activityJazz Blues (Music) Swing (Music)
Profession or occupationSingers Jazz musicians
Special noteDo not confuse with blues singer Joe Lee Williams, aka Big Joe Williams
Do not confuse with Kansas Joe
Found inSessions live with Count Basie & Joe Williams [SR] p1976.
New Grove dict. of jazz (Williams, Joe (Goreed, Joseph); b. Dec. 12, 1918, Cordele, GA; singer)
National Public Radio news, Mar. 30, 1999 (Joe Williams, 80, jazz singer, d. Mar. 29, 1999, Las Vegas)
Grove music online, Mar. 3, 2006: Jazz (Williams, Joe (Goreed, Joseph); b. Dec. 12, 1918, Cordele, GA, d. Mar. 30, 1999, Las Vegas; American singer)