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Clarence Williams

(October 8th 1893 - November 6th 1965)

Born in Plaquemine, Louisiana he ran away from home to join a minstrel show when he was twelve and went on to become a favorite pianist, promoter, and publisher in New Orleans by the mid-1910s. Following a brief tour with W.C. Handy, Williams established a publishing office in Chicago, and then New York by the early '20s. There he married Eva Taylor and would be a continuing source of race record hits throughout the decade.

Videos:

A Pane In The Glass (3:05)

Anywhere Sweetie Goes (2:59)

Baltimore (2:56)

Bottomland (3:16)

Cake Walking Babies From Home (3:00)

Close Fit Blues (3:05)

Cushion Foot Stomp (3:20)

Dinah (2:47)

Do It Again Long Time Papa (3:16)

Everybody Loves My Baby (2:34)

Gulf Coast Blues (3:04)

I Don't Care Who Gets What I Don't Want (2:53)

I'm Going Back To Bottomland (2:40)

I'm Not Worrying (3:03)

I'm Through (2:56)

In The Bottle Blues (2:55)

Kansas City Man Blues (3:01)

Mama Stayed Out (3:17)

Mandy Make Up Your Mind (3:13)

Nervous Breakdown (2:47)

Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out (2:59)

Of All The Wrongs You've Done To Me (2:56)

Organ Grinder Blues (3:05)

Santa Claus Blues (3:16)

Slow River (3:14)

Speakeasy (2:51)

Take Your Black Bottom Dance Outside (6:01)

Wait Till You See My Baby Do The Charleston (2:59)

Watchin' The Clock (3:06)

West End Blues (3:17)

What Ya Want Me To Do? (2:57)

What's The Matter Now? (2:29)

Wild Cat Blues (3:03)

You Don't Understand (3:08)

You've Got the Right Key But the Wrong Keyhole (3:22)

You've Got To Be Modernistic (2:52)

Zulu Wail (3:10)

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