JODY WILLIAMS

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Jody Williams, one of the hottest and most creative guitarists in Chicago during the 1950s, put his guitar down in disgust with the music business in the ’60s. His return to action some three decades later showed him still in command of his formidable skills and also brought him the realization that his recorded legacy had made him a hero to a new generation of blues fans.

Joseph Leon Williams was born in Mobile, Alabama, on February 3, 1935, and moved to Chicago as a youngster. He joined schoolmate Bo Diddley to play the streets as a teenager and within a few years had honed his chops enough to become a valued session musician at Chess Records and other labels. His crisp fretwork enlivened such classic records as ‘Who Do You Love’ by Bo Diddley, ‘I Wish You Would’ by Billy Boy Arnold, and ‘Evil’ and ‘Forty Four’ by Howlin’ Wolf.
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Return of a LegendReturn of a Legend
Evidence 2002
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In Session 1954-1962: Diary Of A Chicago BluesmanIn Session 1954-1962: Diary Of A Chicago Bluesman
Jasmine Records 2018
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You Left Me in the DarkYou Left Me in the Dark
Evidence 2004
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In Session 1954 1962  Diary Ofcago BluesmanIn Session 1954 1962 Diary Ofcago Bluesman
ULTLA VIBE 2018
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Return Of A Legend
Blues 2001
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You Left Me In The Dark
Blues 2004

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In Session 1954-1962 - Diary Of A Chicago Bluesman
Blues 2018

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You May / Lucky Lou
Blues 1957

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