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Willie Dixon at the San Francisco Blues fest.. 1983

Willie Dixon at the San Francisco Blues fest.

Willie Dixon- born in Mississippi in 1915, Dixon is considered one of the key figures in the creation of Chicago blues. He worked with Chuck Berry, Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Otis Rush, Bo Diddley, Joe Louis Walker, Little Walter, Sonny Boy Williamson, Koko Taylor, Little Milton, Eddie Boyd, Jimmy Witherspoon, Lowell Fulson, Willie Mabon, Memphis Slim, Washboard Sam, Jimmy Rogers, Sam Lay and others. He was portrayed in the movie "Cadillac Records by Cedric the Entertainer.

On this date (July in 1915 blues icon Willie Dixon was born.He is one of the most influential blues artists. over 500 songs many are classics

Willie Dixon - one of the best blues songwriters ever and bass player. "The blues is the roots, the rest is the fruits"....

Willie Dixon was born 98 years ago today. A blues musician, vocalist, songwriter, arranger and record producer, Dixon was a Grammy Award winner who was proficient on both the upright bass and the guitar and as a vocalist.

Friday Feeling ~ Sittin' And Cryin' The Blues ~ Willie Dixon ...

Friday Feeling ~ Sittin’ And Cryin’ The Blues ~ Willie Dixon

Willie Dixon If you like Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stoines, Eric Clapton, etc… here is the man that wrote many of the songs they got rich playing. Willie Dixon wrote many of the greatest blues songs.

WILLIE DIXON - I'M THE BLUES (FULL ALBUM) - YouTube

Release Details Underrated classic blues record by the man who wrote songs for Howlin' Wolf and Muddy Waters.

Willie Dixon - I Am The Blues [Full DVD].mp4 - YouTube  70 mins.

Willie Dixon - I Am The Blues [Full DVD].mp4 - YouTube 70 mins.

Willie Dixon (1915-1992) - author of so many blues standards, SO MANY - Spoonful, Little Red Rooster, Ain't Superstitious, Back Door Man and many, many more.

Remembering William James "Willie" Dixon (July 1915 – January who was an American blues musician, vocalist, songwriter, arranger and record producer.

Brownie McGhee plays guitar and sings, Sonny Terry on harp and Willie Dixon on bass make up this incredible trio.  Performing "Born and Living With The Blues" in 1966.

Brownie McGhee guitar and sings, Sonny Terry on harp and Willie Dixon on bass make up this incredible trio. Performing "Born and Living With The Blues" in

Willie Dixon, Little Richard, Bo Diddley and Chuck Berry....Princes of the Blues and so much more.....

The Kings of Rock and Roll. Willie Dixon, Little Richard, Bo Diddley, Chuck Berry in 1986 (from the documentary "Hail! Rock 'n' Roll").

Willie Dixon - Back door man  Back Door Man" is a blues song written by Willie Dixon for Howlin' Wolf, released by Chess Records as a B-side to Wolf's "Wang Dang Doodle" in 1961. The song's author Willie Dixon recorded it on his 1970 album I Am The Blues.

Willie Dixon - Back door man Back Door Man" is a blues song written by Willie Dixon for Howlin' Wolf, released by Chess Records as a B-side to Wolf's "Wang Dang Doodle" in The song's author Willie Dixon recorded it on his 1970 album I Am The Blues.

Willie Dixon, Big Joe Williams and Memphis Slim

Blues greats Willie Dixon, Big Joe Williams and Memphis Slim on a Chicago street, mid

WILLIE DIXON on bass and vocal "SITTIN' AND CRYIN' THE BLUES" with Otis Spann on piano and (I think) Matt Murphy on guitar.  Probably 1963 American Folk Blues Festival - YouTube

WILLIE DIXON on bass and vocal "SITTIN' AND CRYIN' THE BLUES" with Otis Spann on piano and (I think) Matt Murphy on guitar. Probably 1963 American Folk Blues Festival - YouTube

the blue guitars at the crossroads is a famous spot for musicians, bringing music to the world

sign at The Crossroads, Clarksdale, Mississippi

I Am the Blues by Willie Dixon (CD, Legacy) #ChicagoBlues

I Am the Blues by Willie Dixon (CD, Legacy)

I Am the Blues by Willie Dixon (CD, Legacy) #ChicagoBlues

Big Willie Dixon

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Prolific blues songwriter and bassist, Willie Dixon

He wrote the blues book .All the classics for Muddy , Wolf et al.