365 Days of Album Recommendations – June 29

Big Joe Williams – The Essential

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Yep. The original “Baby, Please Don’t Go,” That was Big Joe.

Yep. A 9-string guitar. That’s what he played.

Yep, he mentored a 15-year-old Muddy Waters.

Yep, he was Bob Dylan’s hero.

Yep, Charlie Musselwhite delivered his eulogy.

So … um … yep. He was a badass.


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