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Big Joe Williams (c. 1903-1982) epitomized the life and times of the rambunctious, roving Bluesman, traveling from coast to coast and around the world playing rugged, rhythmic Blues on his nine-string guitar at juke joints, house parties, and concerts. Mentor to Blues legends Muddy Waters and Honeyboy Edwards, Williams was born near Crawford, where he also spent his final years. His song "Baby Please Don't Go" has been recorded by many Blues and Rock bands.
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