Joe Williams (December 12, 1918 - March 29, 1999) was a well-known jazz singer.
He was born Joseph Goreed Williams in Georgia and moved to Chicago as a child. He rose to national prominence as the singer for Count Basie's Orchestra in 1954. He remained with Basie for several years. "Everyday I have the Blues" is his biggest hit.
Williams enjoyed a successful career right until his death. He died at age 80, in Las Vegas, Nevada.