Joe Williams Live

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Joe Williams Live
Joe Williams Live.jpg
Live album by
Released1973
RecordedAugust 7, 1973 at Fantasy Studios in Berkeley, CA
GenreJazz
Length44:06
LabelFantasy F 9441
ProducerDavid Axelrod and Nat Adderley
Joe Williams chronology
With Love
(1972)
Joe Williams Live
(1973)
Nothin' but the Blues
(1984)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]

Joe Williams Live is a live album by Joe Williams featuring Cannonball Adderley's Septet recorded at Fantasy Studios' Studio "A" in front of a live audience and released on the Fantasy label.[2][3][4]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars and states "the singer easily steals the show on a searing version of "Goin' to Chicago Blues," and his own "Who She Do," and a few unusual songs, including Duke Ellington's "Heritage"".[5]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Joe Williams except as indicated

  1. "Who She Do" - 4:23
  2. "On Green Dolphin Street" (Bronisław Kaper, Ned Washington) - 4:59
  3. "Heritage" (Duke Ellington) - 3:19
  4. "Sad Song" (Will Tilghman) - 4:40
  5. "Goin' to Chicago Blues" (Count Basie, Jimmy Rushing) - 6:45
  6. "A Beautiful Friendship" (Donald Kahn, Stanley Styne) - 3:20
  7. "Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow" (Tom McIntosh) - 3:39
  8. "Tell Me Where to Scratch (I Want to Love You Baby)" - 3:53
  9. "Medley: All Blues/Goin' to Chicago Blues/C.C. Rider" (Miles Davis/Basie, Rushing/Ma Rainey) - 9:48 Bonus track on CD reissue

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic Review
  2. ^ Joe Williams discography, accessed January 1, 2015
  3. ^ Cannonball Adderley discography accessed 20 October 2009
  4. ^ cannonballadderley.com album entry, accessed January 1, 2015
  5. ^ Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed January 1, 2014