CLARENCE WILLIAMS

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Although he was quite spirited playing jug, Clarence Williams was only a decent pianist and a likable but limited vocalist. However, he was also a talented composer, writing or co-writing dozens, of memorable songs like "Royal Garden Blues," "Everybody Loves My Baby," "West End Blues," "Sugar Blues," "Tain't Nobody's Business If I Do," and "Baby Won't You Please Come Home," and he was also a masterful organizer, responsible for scores of hot recordings issued under his name in the 1920s and '30s.

A superior businessman and an inventive hustler, Williams worked at all kinds of odd jobs in New Orleans, where he moved in 1906. He played piano in Storyville, always keeping aware of the latest hits from New York; he was a singer, dancer, and emcee with a minstrel show, and ran his own cabaret. He also co-ran a small publishing company with Armand J. Piron and soon realized its
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CLARENCE WILLIAMS Clarence Williams & His Orchestra   Volume 1 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Clarence Williams & His Orchestra Volume 1
Classic (1920s) Jazz 1954
CLARENCE WILLIAMS Clarence Williams & His Orchestra   Volume 2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Clarence Williams & His Orchestra Volume 2
Classic (1920s) Jazz 1957
CLARENCE WILLIAMS Rhythm Kings 1935 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Rhythm Kings 1935
Classic (1920s) Jazz 1960

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CLARENCE WILLIAMS Volume 2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Volume 2
Classic (1920s) Jazz 1971
CLARENCE WILLIAMS Clarence Williams (Great Original Performances 1927 To 1934) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Clarence Williams (Great Original Performances 1927 To 1934)
Classic (1920s) Jazz 1988
CLARENCE WILLIAMS The Chronological Classics: 1926-1927 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Chronological Classics: 1926-1927
Classic (1920s) Jazz 1992
CLARENCE WILLIAMS The Chronogical Classics : 1927 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Chronogical Classics : 1927
Classic (1920s) Jazz 1993
CLARENCE WILLIAMS The Chronological Classics: 1928-1929 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Chronological Classics: 1928-1929
Classic (1920s) Jazz 1994
CLARENCE WILLIAMS The Chronological Classics : 1929 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Chronological Classics : 1929
Classic (1920s) Jazz 1994
CLARENCE WILLIAMS The Chronological Classics: 1929-1930 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Chronological Classics: 1929-1930
Classic (1920s) Jazz 1995
CLARENCE WILLIAMS The Chronological Classics: 1930-1931 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Chronological Classics: 1930-1931
Classic (1920s) Jazz 1995
CLARENCE WILLIAMS The Chronological Classics: 1933 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Chronological Classics: 1933
Classic (1920s) Jazz 1995
CLARENCE WILLIAMS The Chronological Classics: 1933-1934 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Chronological Classics: 1933-1934
Classic (1920s) Jazz 1996
CLARENCE WILLIAMS The Chronological Classics: 1934-1937 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Chronological Classics: 1934-1937
Classic (1920s) Jazz 1996
CLARENCE WILLIAMS The Chronological Classics: 1934 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Chronological Classics: 1934
Classic (1920s) Jazz 1996
CLARENCE WILLIAMS Take Your Black Bottom Dance Outside album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Take Your Black Bottom Dance Outside
Classic (1920s) Jazz 2002
CLARENCE WILLIAMS Quadromania album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Quadromania
Classic (1920s) Jazz 2006

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I Know It's True (It's All Over) / I Know About Love
Classic (1920s) Jazz 1964

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