L.C. "Lightnin' Jr." Williams

Vocals, drums

Date of Birth:  March 12, 1930    Crockett, TX

Date of Death:  October 18, 1960    Houston, TX

Place of Burial:  Bethel Grove Cemetery

                          Route 159 at Bob Moore Road

                          Cawthon, TX  77866

Has Marker:  Not marked

Grave Location:  Unknown

L.C. Williams, Boogie All The Time


Trying Trying / You Never Miss The Water, Gold Star (614)

Hole In The Wall / Boogie All The Time, Gold Star (623)

Black Woman / I Won't Be Here Long, Gold Star (648)

You Can't Take It With You Baby / Strike Blues, Gold Star (667)

That's All Right / Gonna Change My Love, Freedom (1510)

Shout Baby Shout / Ethel Mae, Freedom (1517)

Jelly Roll / Louisiana Boogie, Freedom (1524)

All Through My Dreams / Mean And Evil Blues, Freedom (1529)

My Darkest Hours / I Want My Baby Back, Freedom (1542)

So Sorry / Baby Child, Jax (640)

The Lazy J / Fannie Mae, Sittin In With (648)

I Don't Want No Woman / Louise, Mercury (8276)

Conney's Combo, I Don't Want Your Baby / Won't You Please Come Back, Freedom (1501)

Connie McBooker, Short Baby Boogie / Rich Women Blues, Eddie's Records (1928)

Texas Blues: Bill Quinn's Gold Star Recordings, Arhoolie (CD 352)

Lightnin' Hopkins: Lightnin' Special: Volume 2 of the Collected Works, JSP Records (JSPCD 7790)


Bradley, Andy and Roger Wood.  House of Hits. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2010.

Evans, David (Ed.). Ramblin’ On My Mind: New Perspectives on the Blues. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2008.

Govenar, Alan. Lightnin’ Hopkins – His Life and Blues. Chicago: Chicago Review Press, 2010; p. 56.

Harris, Sheldon. Blues Who’s Who. New York: Da Capo Press, 1979.

Larkin, Colin. Virgin Encyclopedia of the Blues. London: Virgin Books, 1998.

Leadbitter, Michael (Ed.). Nothin’ But the Blues. London: Hanover Books Ltd., 1971.

Oliver, Paul. Blues Off the Record. New York: Da Capo Press, 1984.

van Rijn, Guido. The Truman and Eisenhower Blues. New York: Continuum, 2004.

Wood, Roger and James Fraher. Down in Houston. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2003.

"L.C. Williams," weeniecampbell.com, https://weeniecampbell.com/yabbse/index.php?topic=2992.0. Accessed November 26, 2018.

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