She Left Me A Mule To Ride

Big Joe Williams

Nine-strings & double bass

Big Joe Williams (guitar & vocals) performs with Willie Dixon (bass) in Europe during 1966.

Joe Williams was an musical innovator who created his own nine-string guitar and was playing an amplified instrument before many of his contemporaries. He provided invaluable information to researchers and folklorist during the 1960s aiding in the location other legendary bluesmen from the delta.

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