I think I was in my first year of university when I came across the music of Big Joe Williams for the first time. This is Big Joe Williams, the so-called king of the 9-string guitar I’m talking about, not the other fabulous Joe Williams… Read More
Tonight’s Daily Dose features Big Joe Williams, the King of the Nine String guitar. Wait, he’s the only guy who played a nine string guitar. He modified a six string. That makes him the king.
Join me over at SqueezeMyLemon and let’s listen to the late great Big Joe Williams. Williams had a long career that included recording many sides with the harp player Sonny Boy Williamson (the first one). He doubled up three strings on his guitar, creating a… Read More