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Nothin' but the Blues (Joe Williams album)

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.

Nothin' but the Blues
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Studio album by
RecordedNovember 16 & 17, 1983
GenreVocal jazz
ProducerRalph Jungheim
Joe Williams chronology
Dave Pell's Prez Conference
Nothin' but the Blues
I Just Wanna Sing
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Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars link

Track listingEdit

  1. "Who She Do" (Joe Williams) 5:15
  2. "Just a Dream" (Big Bill Broonzy, Jimmy Clanton) 4:44
  3. "Hold It Right There" (Clark Terry, William Grey, Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson) 2:42
  4. "Please Send Me Someone to Love" (Percy Mayfield) 5:11
  5. "Going to Chicago Blues" (Jimmy Rushing, 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" (Al Frazier, T-Bone Walker)/(Big Joe Turner, Pete Johnson) 7:34
  10. "The Comeback" (Charles Frazier) 5:03
  11. "Tell Me Where to Scratch" (Williams) 5:04
  12. "Sent For You Yesterday" (Basie, Rushing, Eddie Durham) 3:29


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

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