Tuesday, December 13th
Joe Ligon [AKA Willie Joe Ligon], singer, September 11, 1942-December 11, 2016
Today, remembering him, we revisit a few favorites.
October 18, 2010
“I’ve Been in the Storm Too Long,” live, Albertina Walker Memorial Service, Chicago, 10/14/10
Like a lot of impromptu performances, this starts a little shakily; but then it builds, builds, builds.
May 27, 2012
“Steal Away To Jesus” (with the Mighty Clouds of Joy)
TV show (TV Gospel Time), early 1960s
Live, South Carolina (Charleston), 1996
December 20, 2015
“I’m Glad About It” (with the Mighty Clouds of Joy), live, Houston, 1967
Gospel singers don’t retire, you know, they just die doing what they do.
other day, Oak Park, Ill.