Clarence Williams Biography

Clarence Williams songs became jazz standards

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Clarence Williams

Clarence Williams was an American jazz pianist, composer, promoter, vocalist, theatrical producer and publisher.

In Clarence Williams’ early career, he worked at the local Vaudeville Theatre in New Orleans where he honed his skills as a pianist, arranger, and writer.

Touring and recording with some of the most legendary blues artists of his time, Clarence Williams spent time with W.C Hardy, Bessie Smith, and Louis Armstrong.

One of Clarence Williams’ most popular songs that we now call a jazz standard is ‘Baby Won’t You Please Come Home‘.


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Baby Won’t You Please Come Home – Guitar Lesson

Baby Won't You please Come Home‘Baby Won’t You Please Come Home’ is a Jazz/Blues written by Clarence Williams.

Sung by Bessie Smith, Nat King Cole & Ella Fitzgerald it has become a jazz standard.

Go to video lessons: Baby Won’t You Please Come Home chords.


Baby Won’t You please Come Home – Lyrics

Baby Wont You Please Come HomeBaby won’t you please come home
‘Cause your mama’s all alone
I have cried in vain, never no more to call your name
When you left you broke my heart
‘Cause I never thought we’d part

For complete lyrics, go to Baby Won’t You please Come Home lyrics.


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