Nothin' but the Blues (Joe Williams)


Nothin' but the Blues (Joe Williams)

Infobox Album | Name = Nothin' but the Blues
Type = Album
Artist = Joe Williams

| Released = 1984
Recorded = November 16 & 17, 1983
Genre = Jazz
Length = 59:21
Label = Delos Records
Producer = Ralph Jungheim
Reviews =
* Allmusic Rating|4|5 [http://allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:vdjb7i48g77r link] | Last album = "Dave Pell's Prez Conference"
(1979)
This album = " Nothin' but the Blues "
(1984)
Next album = "I Just Wanna Sing"
(1985) |

"Nothin' but the Blues" is a 1984 (see 1984 in music) album by the American jazz and blues singer Joe Williams with Red Holloway & His Blues All-Stars. For his work on the album, Williams was awarded the 1985 Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Performance.

Track listing

:1. "Who She Do" (Joe Williams) 5:15:2. "Just a Dream" (Bill Broonzy) 4:44:3. "Hold It Right There" (Eddie Vinson) 2:42:4. "Please Send Me Someone to Love" (Percy Mayfield) 5:11:5. "Going to Chicago Blues" (Jimmy Rushing and Count Basie) 4:48:6. "Ray Brown's in Town" (Red Holloway) 3:51:7. "In the Evening" / "Rocks in My Bed" (Leroy Carr) / (Duke Ellington) 6:55:8. "Alright, OK, You Win" (Mayme Watts, Sidney Wyche) 4:41:9. "Mean Old World" / "Wee Baby Blues" (A. Frazier) / (Big Joe Turner & Pete Johnson) 7:34:10. "The Comeback" (A. Frazier) 5:03:11. "Tell Me Where to Scratch" (Joe Williams) 5:04:12. "Sent For You Yesterday" (Count Basie, Jimmy Rushing, & Eddie Durham) 3:29

Personnel

Recorded November 16 & 17, 1983, in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA:

* Joe Williams - vocals
* Red Holloway - leader, tenor sax
* Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson - vocal (#3 only) & alto sax
* Jack McDuff - organ & piano
* Phil Upchurch - guitar
* Ray Brown - bass
* Gerryck King - drums

External links

* [http://allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:vdjb7i48g77r All Music Guide: "Nothin' but the Blues"]


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