Tuesday, December 13th

by musicclipoftheday

passings

Joe Ligon [AKA Willie Joe Ligon], singer, September 11, 1942-December 11, 2016

Today, remembering him, we revisit a few favorites.

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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.


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May 27, 2012

two takes

“Steal Away To Jesus” (with the Mighty Clouds of Joy)

TV show (TV Gospel Time), early 1960s


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Live, South Carolina (Charleston), 1996


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December 20, 2015

 old school

“I’m Glad About It” (with the Mighty Clouds of Joy), live, Houston, 1967


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Gospel singers don’t retire, you know, they just die doing what they do.

Joe Ligon

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

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