Ardella Williams

Ardella Williams is the daughter of famed 1930s and '40s Chicago blues singer, harmonica player and composer Jazz Gillum.

Worried Blues

Ardella Williams is the daughter of Chicago Blues great Jazz Gillum. Here she sings one of her father's songs, "She Won't Treat Me Kind", a/k/a "Worried Blues".


This performance is from the Chicago Public Library "Speaking of The Blues" series, recorded in June of 2009.

Girlish Days

Here she performs Memphis Minnie's 1941 song "In My Girlish Days".

Stavin' Chain

At the Chicago Public Library on June 26th, 2009.