Robert Pete Williams
14 Shouts - 90,294 Scrobbles
Robert Pete Williams (March 14, 1914 – December 31, 1980) was an American blues musician, based in Louisiana. His music characteristically employs unconventional blues tunings and structures, and his songs are often about the time he served in prison. His song "I've Grown So Ugly" was covered by Captain Beefheart, on his album Safe as Milk (1967), whose version was later covered by The Black Keys, on Rubber Factory (2004).
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- I've Grown So Ugly - (2:47) - 348 plays
- A Thousand Miles From Nowhere - (5:15) - 334 plays
- Almost Dead Blues - (4:02) - 286 plays
- You Used To Be A Sweet Cover Shaker - (4:45) - 332 plays
- Two Wings - (4:49) - 236 plays
- Death Blues - (5:14) - 186 plays
- Rolling Stone - (4:46) - 213 plays
- Goodbye Slim Harpo - (5:25) - 196 plays
- Hobo Worried Blues - (4:08) - 133 plays
- Thumbing A Ride - (4:37) - 127 plays