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  • Willie Dixon-My Babe

    3:13

    My Babe

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  • Willie Dixon - 29 Ways

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    William James Willie Dixon (July 1, 1915 – January 29, 1992) was an American blues musician, vocalist, songwriter, arranger and record producer. A Grammy Award winner who was proficient on both the upright bass and the guitar and as a vocalist, he is perhaps best known as one of the most prolific songwriters of his time. Next to Muddy Waters, Dixon is recognized as the most influential person in shaping the post–World War II sound of the Chicago blues.
    Dixon's songs have been recorded by countless musicians in many genres as well as by various ensembles in which he participated. A short list of his most famous compositions includes Hoochie Coochie Man, I Just Want to Make Love to You, Little Red Rooster, My Babe, Spoonful, and You Can't Judge a Book by the Cover. These tunes were written during the peak of Chess Records, 1950–1965, and performed by Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Little Walter, and Bo Diddley; they influenced a generation of musicians worldwide.
    Dixon also was an important link between the blues and rock and roll, working with Chuck Berry and Bo Diddley in the late 1950s. His songs were covered by some of the biggest artists of more recent times, such as Cream, Jeff Beck, the Doors, Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones, Steppenwolf, Bob Dylan, and Jimi Hendrix. The debut albums by the first six of those artists all feature at least one of his songs, a measure of his influence on rock music.
    Dixon was born in Vicksburg, Mississippi, on July 1, 1915. His mother, Daisy, often rhymed things she said, a habit her son imitated. At the age of seven, young Dixon became an admirer of a band that featured pianist Little Brother Montgomery. He sang his first song at Springfield Baptist Church at the age of four Dixon was first introduced to blues when he served time on prison farms in Mississippi as a young teenager. Later in his teens, he learned how to sing harmony from a local carpenter, Theo Phelps, who led a gospel quintet, the Union Jubilee Singers, in which Dixon sang bass; the group regularly performed on the Vicksburg radio station WQBC. He began adapting his poems into songs and even sold some to local music groups.
    Dixon left Mississippi for Chicago in 1936. A man of considerable stature, standing 6 and a half feet tall and weighing over 250 pounds, he took up boxing, at which he was successful, winning the Illinois State Golden Gloves Heavyweight Championship (Novice Division) in 1937. He became a professional boxer and worked briefly as Joe Louis's sparring partner, but after four fights he left boxing in a dispute with his manager over money.
    In 1939, Dixon was a founding member of the Five Breezes, with Caston, Joe Bell, Gene Gilmore and Willie Hawthorne. The group blended blues, jazz, and vocal harmonies, in the mode of the Ink Spots. Dixon's progress on the upright bass came to an abrupt halt with the advent of World War II, when he refused induction into military service as a conscientious objector and was imprisoned for ten months. He refused to go to war because he would not fight for a nation in which institutionalized racism and racist laws were prevalent. After the war, he formed a group named the Four Jumps of Jive. He then reunited with Caston, forming the Big Three Trio, which went on to record for Columbia Records.
    Dixon signed with Chess Records as a recording artist, but he began performing less, being more involved with administrative tasks for the label. By 1951, he was a full-time employee at Chess, where he acted as producer, talent scout, session musician and staff songwriter. He was also a producer for the Chess subsidiary Checker Records. His relationship with Chess was sometimes strained, but he stayed with the label from 1948 to the early 1960s. During this time Dixon's output and influence were prodigious. From late 1956 to early 1959, he worked in a similar capacity for Cobra Records, for which he produced early singles for Otis Rush, Magic Sam, and Buddy Guy. He later recorded for Bluesville Records.
    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.
    In December 1964, the Rolling Stones reached No. 1 on the UK Singles Chart with their cover of Dixon's Little Red Rooster.
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  • Willie Dixon Im Nervous

    3:48

  • WILLIE DIXON - Live at Salon de Provence - Full Album

    1:36

    Willie Dixon - Live in Nice (1983) - Full Concert.

    - Instrumental (with band introduction)
    - Help Me (with Willie Dixon introduction)
    - I'm Crazy For My Baby
    - You Shook Me (All Night Long)
    - I Don't Trust Nobody
    - It Don't Make Sense, You Can't Make Peace
    - Wang Dang Doodle
    - Rock This House

    Willie Dixon - Live in Nice (1983).

    Date: July 13, 1983.

    Venue: Salon de Provence, Nice, France.

    Willie Dixon - vocals
    Sugar Blue - harmonica
    Arthur Butch Dixon (Willie's son) - piano
    John Watkins - guitar
    Freddie Dixon - bass
    Clifton James - drums

    William James Dixon (July 1, 1915 – January 29, 1992) was an American blues musician, vocalist, songwriter, arranger and record producer. He was proficient in playing both the upright bass and the guitar and was a capable singer, but he is perhaps best known as one of the most prolific songwriters of his time. Next to Muddy Waters, Dixon is recognized as the most influential person in shaping the post–World War II sound of the Chicago blues.

    Dixon's songs have been recorded by countless musicians in many genres as well as by various ensembles in which he participated. A short list of his most famous compositions includes Hoochie Coochie Man, I Just Want to Make Love to You, Little Red Rooster, My Babe, Spoonful, and You Can't Judge a Book by the Cover. These songs were written during the peak years of Chess Records, from 1950 to 1965, and were performed by Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Little Walter, and Bo Diddley; they influenced a generation of musicians worldwide.

    Dixon was an important link between the blues and rock and roll, working with Chuck Berry and Bo Diddley in the late 1950s. His songs have been covered by some of the most successful musicians of the past sixty years including Bob Dylan and Jimi Hendrix. Jeff Beck, Cream, The Doors, Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones and Steppenwolf all featured at least one of his songs on their debut albums, a measure of his influence on rock music.

    He received a Grammy Award and was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

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  • Willie Dixon - Crazy For My Baby 1953

    2:52

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    William James Dixon (July 1, 1915 – January 29, 1992) was an American blues musician, vocalist, songwriter, arranger and record producer. He was proficient in playing both the upright bass and the guitar, and sang with a distinctive voice, but he is perhaps best known as one of the most prolific songwriters of his time. Next to Muddy Waters, Dixon is recognized as the most influential person in shaping the post–World War II sound of the Chicago blues.
    Dixon's songs have been recorded by countless musicians in many genres as well as by various ensembles in which he participated. A short list of his most famous compositions includes Hoochie Coochie Man, I Just Want to Make Love to You, Little Red Rooster, My Babe, Spoonful, and You Can't Judge a Book by the Cover. These songs were written during the peak years of Chess Records, from 1950 to 1965, and were performed by Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Little Walter, and Bo Diddley; they influenced a generation of musicians worldwide.
    Dixon was an important link between the blues and rock and roll, working with Chuck Berry and Bo Diddley in the late 1950s. His songs have been adapted by numerous rock artists; Jeff Beck, Canned Heat, Cream, the Doors, Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones, and Steppenwolf all featured at least one of his songs on their debut albums.
    He received a Grammy Award and was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

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  • Willie Dixon & Walter Shakey Horton - My Babe!

    2:47

    Live in Germany, 1970. Chicago Blues Band are: Lee Jackson (Guitar), Lafayette Leake (Piano), Clifton James (Drums).

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  • Willie Dixon Nervous Live w/ T-Bone Walker & Sunnyland Slim

    3:58

    More early 60's live blues by some of the masters. Willie Dixon, Jump Jackson, Sunnyland Slim & T-Bone Walker.

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  • Willie Dixon - Back Door Man

    4:56

    From I Am The Blues LP ©1970 Columbia Records

  • Willie Dixon and Big Three Trio - Blue Because Of You

    2:30

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    William James Willie Dixon (July 1, 1915 – January 29, 1992) was an American blues musician, vocalist, songwriter, arranger and record producer. A Grammy Award winner who was proficient on both the upright bass and the guitar and as a vocalist, he is perhaps best known as one of the most prolific songwriters of his time. Next to Muddy Waters, Dixon is recognized as the most influential person in shaping the post–World War II sound of the Chicago blues.
    Dixon's songs have been recorded by countless musicians in many genres as well as by various ensembles in which he participated. A short list of his most famous compositions includes Hoochie Coochie Man, I Just Want to Make Love to You, Little Red Rooster, My Babe, Spoonful, and You Can't Judge a Book by the Cover. These tunes were written during the peak of Chess Records, 1950–1965, and performed by Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Little Walter, and Bo Diddley; they influenced a generation of musicians worldwide.
    Dixon also was an important link between the blues and rock and roll, working with Chuck Berry and Bo Diddley in the late 1950s. His songs were covered by some of the biggest artists of more recent times, such as Cream, Jeff Beck, the Doors, Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones, Steppenwolf, Bob Dylan, and Jimi Hendrix. The debut albums by the first six of those artists all feature at least one of his songs, a measure of his influence on rock music.
    Dixon was born in Vicksburg, Mississippi, on July 1, 1915. His mother, Daisy, often rhymed things she said, a habit her son imitated. At the age of seven, young Dixon became an admirer of a band that featured pianist Little Brother Montgomery. He sang his first song at Springfield Baptist Church at the age of four Dixon was first introduced to blues when he served time on prison farms in Mississippi as a young teenager. Later in his teens, he learned how to sing harmony from a local carpenter, Theo Phelps, who led a gospel quintet, the Union Jubilee Singers, in which Dixon sang bass; the group regularly performed on the Vicksburg radio station WQBC. He began adapting his poems into songs and even sold some to local music groups.
    Dixon left Mississippi for Chicago in 1936. A man of considerable stature, standing 6 and a half feet tall and weighing over 250 pounds, he took up boxing, at which he was successful, winning the Illinois State Golden Gloves Heavyweight Championship (Novice Division) in 1937. He became a professional boxer and worked briefly as Joe Louis's sparring partner, but after four fights he left boxing in a dispute with his manager over money.
    In 1939, Dixon was a founding member of the Five Breezes, with Caston, Joe Bell, Gene Gilmore and Willie Hawthorne. The group blended blues, jazz, and vocal harmonies, in the mode of the Ink Spots. Dixon's progress on the upright bass came to an abrupt halt with the advent of World War II, when he refused induction into military service as a conscientious objector and was imprisoned for ten months. He refused to go to war because he would not fight for a nation in which institutionalized racism and racist laws were prevalent. After the war, he formed a group named the Four Jumps of Jive. He then reunited with Caston, forming the Big Three Trio, which went on to record for Columbia Records.
    Dixon signed with Chess Records as a recording artist, but he began performing less, being more involved with administrative tasks for the label. By 1951, he was a full-time employee at Chess, where he acted as producer, talent scout, session musician and staff songwriter. He was also a producer for the Chess subsidiary Checker Records. His relationship with Chess was sometimes strained, but he stayed with the label from 1948 to the early 1960s. During this time Dixon's output and influence were prodigious. From late 1956 to early 1959, he worked in a similar capacity for Cobra Records, for which he produced early singles for Otis Rush, Magic Sam, and Buddy Guy. He later recorded for Bluesville Records. From the late 1960s until the mid-1970s, Dixon ran his own record label, Yambo Records, and two subsidiary labels, Supreme and Spoonful. He released his 1971 album, Peace?, on Yambo and also singles by McKinley Mitchell, Lucky Peterson and others.
    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.
    In December 1964, the Rolling Stones reached No. 1 on the UK Singles Chart with their cover of Dixon's Little Red Rooster.
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  • Willie Dixon - Blues you cant lose

    5:57

    Bug records (1988)
    Willie Dixon (guitar, vocals)
    Lafayette Leake (piano)
    Red Callender (bass)
    Earl Palmer (drums)
    Cash McCall (electric guitar)
    T. Bone Burnett (dobro)
    Sugar Blue (harmonica)

  • Willie Dixon - Peace ? 1971

    39:40

    Willie Dixon - Peace ? ( Full Album Vinyl ) 1971
    A1.I'm Wanted
    A2.Peace?
    A3.It's In The News
    A4.I'd Give My Life For You
    A5.You Got To Move
    B1.Suffering Sun Of A Gun
    B2.Jelly Jam
    B3.You Don't Make Sense Or Peace
    B4.Blues You Can't Lose
    B5.If I Could See
    Bass – Louis Satterfield, Phil Upchurch
    Drums – Clifton James, Frank Swan
    Engineer – Malcolm Chisum
    Guitar – Buster Benton, Joe Young
    Harmonica – Walter Horton
    Liner Notes – Ed Winfield
    Piano – Lafeyette Leake

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  • Willie Dixon-The Seventh Son

    4:19

    The Seventh Son

  • Willie Dixon -- Blues You Cant Lose

    5:50

    From Hidden Charms album (1988)
    .........
    Some they march while some stand still
    Some they die while others live
    Some they laugh while some they cry
    Some hang on while some pass by

    Some are high and some are low
    Some are sure and some don't know
    Some are weak and some are strong
    Some are here and some are gone

    CHORUS:
    With all these things
    In a poor man's mind
    He gotta have the blues
    He can't leave behind

    With all these things
    In a poor man's mind
    He gotta have the blues
    He can't leave behind

  • Willie Dixon: Seventh Son

    5:42

    Womp womp womp

  • Willie Dixon Awasome Bass Playing

    3:11

    Willie Dixon Awasome Bass Playing

  • Willie Dixon - Nervous

    3:58

    With Memphis Slim and Jump Jackson.

  • Willie Dixon - I Am The Blues 1977

    50:03

    Willie and the new generation of blues.
    Documentary from the Berlin jazz festival 1977.

  • Willie Dixon, Memphis Slim, T Bone Walker

    8:41

  • Willie Dixon - I Am The Blues Full DVD.mp4

    59:44

    Willie Dixon (né le 1er juillet 1915 et mort le 29 janvier 1992) était un musicien, contrebassiste, compositeur, arrangeur, producteur et chanteur de blues américain. Son influence artistique chez Chess Records, autant que son rôle au début de la carrière de Chuck Berry et de Bo Diddley, ont été prépondérants. Par ses multiples talents, il a largement contribué à façonner une bonne partie du Chicago blues de l'immédiate après-guerre.
    Il est né William James Dixon à Vicksburg dans le Mississippi. Au cours de son enfance, il se frotte à plusieurs reprises avec la justice ce qui l'amène à quitter le Mississippi pour Chicago en auto-stop.
    Là bas, grâce à sa carrure imposante, il devient boxeur et parvient même à gagner le titre Golden Gloves dans la catégorie poids-lourd en 1936. Parallèlement à cela, Dixon apprend la contrebasse mais ses progrès sont arrêtés quand il résiste à un recrutement pour la Seconde Guerre mondiale et est emprisonné pour dix mois.
    Après la guerre, il retrouve son professeur, Leonard Baby Doo Caston, avec qui il forme le Big Three Trio et enregistre pour Columbia Records. Dans la foulée, Dixon signe pour Chess Records comme musicien de studio jusqu'en 1951 où il devient employé à plein temps du label. Ses relations avec Chess sont alors parfois tendues mais il laisse son empreinte sur le label de 1948 au début des années 1960.
    Dans les années 1970 et 1980, sa santé se détériore en grande partie à cause du diabète qu'il avait depuis plusieurs années et qui le contraindra par la suite à être amputé d'une jambe. Il remporte un Grammy Award du Meilleur disque de Blues traditionnel en 1989. C'est également à cette époque que Willie Dixon est promu au Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
    Willie Dixon meurt à la suite d'une défaillance cardiaque à Burbank en Californie le 29 janvier 1992 et est enterré au Burr Oak Cemetery à Alsip dans l'Illinois.
    L'influence de ses années chez Chess reste prodigieuse. Il ira même jusqu'à affirmer une fois I am the blues (je suis le blues). Il est en effet une des influences majeures du genre que ce soit à travers son écriture originale et variée, ses performances scéniques, ses enregistrements ou son vaste travail de production.
    Son jeu de contrebasse était de grande qualité. On peut l'entendre par exemple sur les premiers enregistrements de Chuck Berry qui font le lien entre le blues et la naissance du rock 'n' roll.
    Le génie de Dixon en tant que compositeur, tient dans sa capacité à transformer des thèmes musicaux archaïques du sud en des arrangements contemporains. Cela donne des chansons avec des fondations de blues et la légèreté de la musique pop. Les groupes de rhythm and blues britanniques des années 1960 par exemple se sont beaucoup inspirés du catalogue de chansons de Dixon.
    Willie Dixon reste célèbre pour son travail comme producteur pour Chess Records à Chicago et est considéré comme un des personnages clés dans la création du Chicago blues. Il travailla notamment avec Chuck Berry, Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Otis Rush, Bo Diddley, Little Walter, Sonny Boy Williamson, Koko Taylor, Little Milton, Eddie Boyd, Jimmy Witherspoon, Lowell Fulson, Willie Mabon et Memphis Slim.
    Par la suite, un de ses grands succès fut de réunir de célèbres musiciens de blues pour créer des ensembles de Chicago blues qu'il envoyait tourner en Europe.

  • Willie Dixon and Big Three Trio - You Sure Look Good To Me

    2:44

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    William James Willie Dixon (July 1, 1915 – January 29, 1992) was an American blues musician, vocalist, songwriter, arranger and record producer. A Grammy Award winner who was proficient on both the upright bass and the guitar and as a vocalist, he is perhaps best known as one of the most prolific songwriters of his time. Next to Muddy Waters, Dixon is recognized as the most influential person in shaping the post–World War II sound of the Chicago blues.
    Dixon's songs have been recorded by countless musicians in many genres as well as by various ensembles in which he participated. A short list of his most famous compositions includes Hoochie Coochie Man, I Just Want to Make Love to You, Little Red Rooster, My Babe, Spoonful, and You Can't Judge a Book by the Cover. These tunes were written during the peak of Chess Records, 1950–1965, and performed by Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Little Walter, and Bo Diddley; they influenced a generation of musicians worldwide.
    Dixon also was an important link between the blues and rock and roll, working with Chuck Berry and Bo Diddley in the late 1950s. His songs were covered by some of the biggest artists of more recent times, such as Cream, Jeff Beck, the Doors, Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones, Steppenwolf, Bob Dylan, and Jimi Hendrix. The debut albums by the first six of those artists all feature at least one of his songs, a measure of his influence on rock music.
    Dixon was born in Vicksburg, Mississippi, on July 1, 1915. His mother, Daisy, often rhymed things she said, a habit her son imitated. At the age of seven, young Dixon became an admirer of a band that featured pianist Little Brother Montgomery. He sang his first song at Springfield Baptist Church at the age of four Dixon was first introduced to blues when he served time on prison farms in Mississippi as a young teenager. Later in his teens, he learned how to sing harmony from a local carpenter, Theo Phelps, who led a gospel quintet, the Union Jubilee Singers, in which Dixon sang bass; the group regularly performed on the Vicksburg radio station WQBC. He began adapting his poems into songs and even sold some to local music groups.
    Dixon left Mississippi for Chicago in 1936. A man of considerable stature, standing 6 and a half feet tall and weighing over 250 pounds, he took up boxing, at which he was successful, winning the Illinois State Golden Gloves Heavyweight Championship (Novice Division) in 1937. He became a professional boxer and worked briefly as Joe Louis's sparring partner, but after four fights he left boxing in a dispute with his manager over money.
    In 1939, Dixon was a founding member of the Five Breezes, with Caston, Joe Bell, Gene Gilmore and Willie Hawthorne. The group blended blues, jazz, and vocal harmonies, in the mode of the Ink Spots. Dixon's progress on the upright bass came to an abrupt halt with the advent of World War II, when he refused induction into military service as a conscientious objector and was imprisoned for ten months. He refused to go to war because he would not fight for a nation in which institutionalized racism and racist laws were prevalent. After the war, he formed a group named the Four Jumps of Jive. He then reunited with Caston, forming the Big Three Trio, which went on to record for Columbia Records.
    Dixon signed with Chess Records as a recording artist, but he began performing less, being more involved with administrative tasks for the label. By 1951, he was a full-time employee at Chess, where he acted as producer, talent scout, session musician and staff songwriter. He was also a producer for the Chess subsidiary Checker Records. His relationship with Chess was sometimes strained, but he stayed with the label from 1948 to the early 1960s. During this time Dixon's output and influence were prodigious. From late 1956 to early 1959, he worked in a similar capacity for Cobra Records, for which he produced early singles for Otis Rush, Magic Sam, and Buddy Guy. He later recorded for Bluesville Records. From the late 1960s until the mid-1970s, Dixon ran his own record label, Yambo Records, and two subsidiary labels, Supreme and Spoonful. He released his 1971 album, Peace?, on Yambo and also singles by McKinley Mitchell, Lucky Peterson and others.
    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.
    In December 1964, the Rolling Stones reached No. 1 on the UK Singles Chart with their cover of Dixon's Little Red Rooster.
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  • Willie Dixon - Walking The Blues

    3:03

    Here is Willie Dixon singing one of his own songs, Walking The Blues from The Chess Box. It is filled with recordings of Dixon's songs sung by other artists with his bass backup from 1951 - 1965. Enjoy!

  • Willie Dixon - Crazy For My Baby

    3:13

    Blues Masters 1966

  • Willie Dixon & The New Generation of Chicago Blues 1977 - Germany

    51:45

    01.Introduction by Host Willie Dixon
    02.'My Baby Done Changed The Lock On The Door' - Mervyn 'Harmonica' Hinds (vcl,hca) ,William 'Bom-Bay' Carter (g)
    03.'Billy's Blues' - Billy Branch
    04.'I'm A King Bee' - Johnny B. Moore
    05.'How Long' - Freddie Dixon
    06.Unid. Instrumental - Mervyn 'Harmonica' Hinds
    07.'I Am The Blues' - Willie Dixon
    08.'All Your Love' - Vernon Harrington
    09.'Don't Start Me To Talkin' ' - Billy Branch
    10.'All Because Of Your Love' (truncated) - James Kinds
    11.Unid Instrumental - Mervyn 'Harmonica' Hinds
    12.'Somebody Loan Me A Dime' - Dead-Eye Norris
    13.'I'm Ready' - Lurrie Bell
    14.'Going Back To Iuka' - Johnny B. Moore
    15.'Hoodoo Doctor' - Freddie Dixon
    16.'Berlin Wall' - All Performers Grand Finale
    17.'Got My Mojo Working' - All Performers Grand Finale

    Lurrie Bell,
    Johnny B. Moore,
    Freddie Dixon,
    Harmonica Hinds,
    Billy Branch
    and Vernon Harrington.

    Berliner Jazztage - Philharmonie Hall - Sunday 6 November 1977

  • Willie Dixon - Save My Child

    4:49

    Save My Child Part I & II - from Ginger Ale Afternoon, Buy:
    Willie Dixon's life and work was virtually an embodiment of the progress of the blues, from an accidental creation of the descendants of freed slaves to a recognized and vital part of America's musical heritage. That Dixon was one of the first professional blues songwriters to benefit in a serious, material way -- and that he had to fight to do it -- from his work also made him an important symbol of the injustice that still informs the music industry, even at the end of the 20th century. A producer, songwriter, bassist, and singer, he helped Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Little Walter, and others find their most commercially successful voices.

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  • Willie Dixon - Sittin And Cryin The Blues 1963

    3:28

    Willie Dixon - Bass, Vocals
    Matt Guitar Murphy - Guitar
    Memphis Slim - Piano
    Bill Stepney - Drums
    Presenter – Big Joe Williams

  • Willie Dixon

    3:22

    Provided to YouTube by The Orchard Enterprises

    Willie Dixon · Burning

    Pura Sangre

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  • Willie Dixon-Im Your Hoochie Coochie Man

    4:48

    Album: 'Willie Dixon I Am The Blues'
    Chess Records 1970

    Willie Dixon - vocal w/Chicago All-stars:
    Johnny Shines - guitar, Walter 'Shakey' Horton - harmonica
    Sunnyland Slim, Lafayette Leake - piano
    and Clifton James - drums

  • Willie Dixon - Walking The Blues

    3:06

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    William James Willie Dixon (July 1, 1915 – January 29, 1992) was an American blues musician, vocalist, songwriter, arranger and record producer. A Grammy Award winner who was proficient on both the upright bass and the guitar and as a vocalist, he is perhaps best known as one of the most prolific songwriters of his time. Next to Muddy Waters, Dixon is recognized as the most influential person in shaping the post–World War II sound of the Chicago blues.
    Dixon's songs have been recorded by countless musicians in many genres as well as by various ensembles in which he participated. A short list of his most famous compositions includes Hoochie Coochie Man, I Just Want to Make Love to You, Little Red Rooster, My Babe, Spoonful, and You Can't Judge a Book by the Cover. These tunes were written during the peak of Chess Records, 1950–1965, and performed by Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Little Walter, and Bo Diddley; they influenced a generation of musicians worldwide.
    Dixon also was an important link between the blues and rock and roll, working with Chuck Berry and Bo Diddley in the late 1950s. His songs were covered by some of the biggest artists of more recent times, such as Cream, Jeff Beck, the Doors, Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones, Steppenwolf, Bob Dylan, and Jimi Hendrix. The debut albums by the first six of those artists all feature at least one of his songs, a measure of his influence on rock music.
    Dixon was born in Vicksburg, Mississippi, on July 1, 1915. His mother, Daisy, often rhymed things she said, a habit her son imitated. At the age of seven, young Dixon became an admirer of a band that featured pianist Little Brother Montgomery. He sang his first song at Springfield Baptist Church at the age of four Dixon was first introduced to blues when he served time on prison farms in Mississippi as a young teenager. Later in his teens, he learned how to sing harmony from a local carpenter, Theo Phelps, who led a gospel quintet, the Union Jubilee Singers, in which Dixon sang bass; the group regularly performed on the Vicksburg radio station WQBC. He began adapting his poems into songs and even sold some to local music groups.
    Dixon left Mississippi for Chicago in 1936. A man of considerable stature, standing 6 and a half feet tall and weighing over 250 pounds, he took up boxing, at which he was successful, winning the Illinois State Golden Gloves Heavyweight Championship (Novice Division) in 1937. He became a professional boxer and worked briefly as Joe Louis's sparring partner, but after four fights he left boxing in a dispute with his manager over money.
    In 1939, Dixon was a founding member of the Five Breezes, with Caston, Joe Bell, Gene Gilmore and Willie Hawthorne. The group blended blues, jazz, and vocal harmonies, in the mode of the Ink Spots. Dixon's progress on the upright bass came to an abrupt halt with the advent of World War II, when he refused induction into military service as a conscientious objector and was imprisoned for ten months. He refused to go to war because he would not fight for a nation in which institutionalized racism and racist laws were prevalent. After the war, he formed a group named the Four Jumps of Jive. He then reunited with Caston, forming the Big Three Trio, which went on to record for Columbia Records.
    Dixon signed with Chess Records as a recording artist, but he began performing less, being more involved with administrative tasks for the label. By 1951, he was a full-time employee at Chess, where he acted as producer, talent scout, session musician and staff songwriter. He was also a producer for the Chess subsidiary Checker Records. His relationship with Chess was sometimes strained, but he stayed with the label from 1948 to the early 1960s. During this time Dixon's output and influence were prodigious. From late 1956 to early 1959, he worked in a similar capacity for Cobra Records, for which he produced early singles for Otis Rush, Magic Sam, and Buddy Guy. He later recorded for Bluesville Records.
    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.
    In December 1964, the Rolling Stones reached No. 1 on the UK Singles Chart with their cover of Dixon's Little Red Rooster.
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  • Her voice is INSANE!!!!! | Koko Taylor & Willie Dixon - Insane Asylum

    4:25

  • Willie Dixon-The Little Red Rooster

    3:38

    Album: 'Willie Dixon I Am The Blues'
    Chess Records 1970

    Willie Dixon - vocals/Bass
    Johnny Shines - guitar, Walter 'Shakey' Horton - harmonica
    Sunnyland Slim, Lafayette Leake - piano
    and Clifton James - drums

  • Willie Dixon-You Shook Me

    4:19

    Willie Dixon-You Shook Me

  • Willie Dixon - I Just Want To Make Love To You

    4:24

  • Led Zeppelin Willie Dixon John Lee Hooker Muddy Waters

    1:57

    Whole Lotta Love - Lets give respect to the BLUES originators who Led Zep seems to forgot to mention in credits for original writing song and lyrics. Led Zep was sued and settle out of court on this You need Love song written by Willie Dixon for Muddy Waters. There are so many more songs Zep lifted from some of the great Delta blues originators! Also I added the Live version - where they took (again) lyrics from John Lee Hookers Walkin' the Boogie - I will add more videos for RESPECTS to the original Blues catz who wrote these songs.

  • Willie Dixon - Interview - 7/6/1984 - Rock Influence

    18:48

    Willie Dixon - Interview
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  • I Aint Superstitious

    4:05

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    I Ain't Superstitious · Willie Dixon

    I Am The Blues

    ℗ Originally recorded 1969. All rights reserved by Sony Music Entertainment

    Composer, Lyricist: W. Dixon
    Producer: Abner Spector
    Reissue Producer: Lawrence Cohn
    Re-mastering Engineer: David Mitson

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  • Bring It on Home

    2:36

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    Bring It on Home · Willie Dixon

    All Blues, Willie Dixon

    ℗ Lucas Records

    Released on: 1997-11-09

    Author: Willie Dixon
    Composer: Willie Dixon

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  • Willie Dixon - Spoonful

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    William James Willie Dixon (July 1, 1915 – January 29, 1992) was an American blues musician, vocalist, songwriter, arranger and record producer. A Grammy Award winner who was proficient on both the upright bass and the guitar and as a vocalist, he is perhaps best known as one of the most prolific songwriters of his time. Next to Muddy Waters, Dixon is recognized as the most influential person in shaping the post–World War II sound of the Chicago blues.
    Dixon's songs have been recorded by countless musicians in many genres as well as by various ensembles in which he participated. A short list of his most famous compositions includes Hoochie Coochie Man, I Just Want to Make Love to You, Little Red Rooster, My Babe, Spoonful, and You Can't Judge a Book by the Cover. These tunes were written during the peak of Chess Records, 1950–1965, and performed by Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Little Walter, and Bo Diddley; they influenced a generation of musicians worldwide.
    Dixon also was an important link between the blues and rock and roll, working with Chuck Berry and Bo Diddley in the late 1950s. His songs were covered by some of the biggest artists of more recent times, such as Cream, Jeff Beck, the Doors, Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones, Steppenwolf, Bob Dylan, and Jimi Hendrix. The debut albums by the first six of those artists all feature at least one of his songs, a measure of his influence on rock music.
    Dixon was born in Vicksburg, Mississippi, on July 1, 1915. His mother, Daisy, often rhymed things she said, a habit her son imitated. At the age of seven, young Dixon became an admirer of a band that featured pianist Little Brother Montgomery. He sang his first song at Springfield Baptist Church at the age of four Dixon was first introduced to blues when he served time on prison farms in Mississippi as a young teenager. Later in his teens, he learned how to sing harmony from a local carpenter, Theo Phelps, who led a gospel quintet, the Union Jubilee Singers, in which Dixon sang bass; the group regularly performed on the Vicksburg radio station WQBC. He began adapting his poems into songs and even sold some to local music groups.
    Dixon left Mississippi for Chicago in 1936. A man of considerable stature, standing 6 and a half feet tall and weighing over 250 pounds, he took up boxing, at which he was successful, winning the Illinois State Golden Gloves Heavyweight Championship (Novice Division) in 1937. He became a professional boxer and worked briefly as Joe Louis's sparring partner, but after four fights he left boxing in a dispute with his manager over money.
    In 1939, Dixon was a founding member of the Five Breezes, with Caston, Joe Bell, Gene Gilmore and Willie Hawthorne. The group blended blues, jazz, and vocal harmonies, in the mode of the Ink Spots. Dixon's progress on the upright bass came to an abrupt halt with the advent of World War II, when he refused induction into military service as a conscientious objector and was imprisoned for ten months. He refused to go to war because he would not fight for a nation in which institutionalized racism and racist laws were prevalent. After the war, he formed a group named the Four Jumps of Jive. He then reunited with Caston, forming the Big Three Trio, which went on to record for Columbia Records.
    Dixon signed with Chess Records as a recording artist, but he began performing less, being more involved with administrative tasks for the label. By 1951, he was a full-time employee at Chess, where he acted as producer, talent scout, session musician and staff songwriter. He was also a producer for the Chess subsidiary Checker Records. His relationship with Chess was sometimes strained, but he stayed with the label from 1948 to the early 1960s. During this time Dixon's output and influence were prodigious. From late 1956 to early 1959, he worked in a similar capacity for Cobra Records, for which he produced early singles for Otis Rush, Magic Sam, and Buddy Guy. He later recorded for Bluesville Records.
    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.
    In December 1964, the Rolling Stones reached No. 1 on the UK Singles Chart with their cover of Dixon's Little Red Rooster.
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  • Willie Dixon - Spoonful

    5:16

    1969

  • Im Your Hoochie Coochie Man

    4:48

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    I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man · Willie Dixon

    I Am The Blues

    ℗ Originally Released 1969 Sony Music Entertainment Inc.

    Producer, Reissue Producer: Lawrence Cohn
    Producer: Abner Spector
    Director: Adam Block
    Director: Adam Sieff
    Mastering Engineer, Re-mastering Engineer: David Mitson

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  • Little Red Rooster

    3:36

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    Little Red Rooster · Willie Dixon

    Poet Of the Blues (Mojo Workin'- Blues For The Next Generation)

    ℗ Originally Released 1970 Sony Music Entertainment Inc.

    Guitar: Johnny Shinas
    Drums: Clifton James
    Piano: Sunnyland Slim
    Producer: Lawrence Cohn
    Producer: Adam Block
    A&r Coordinator: Patti Matheny
    Mastering Engineer: David Mitson

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  • Help Me

    3:09

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    Help Me · Sonny Boy Williamson

    More Real Folk Blues

    ℗ A Geffen Records Release; ℗ 1963 UMG Recordings, Inc.

    Released on: 1966-08-03

    Producer: Marshall Chess
    Producer: Leonard Chess
    Producer: Willie Dixon
    Composer Lyricist: Ralph Bass
    Composer Lyricist: Sonny Boy Williamson
    Composer Lyricist: Willie Dixon

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  • Willie Dixon - Weak Brain And A Narrow Mind

    4:34

    BEST SONG IN THE WORLD

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  • Willie Dixon - Bassology

    3:13

    Blues Masters 1966

  • Chuck Berry Inducts Willie Dixon into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    7:47

    Chuck Berry inducts Willie Dixon into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994, and Dixon's family accepts the award on his behalf.

  • Willie Dixon Documentary 1977

    44:20

    Willie Dixon - I Am The Blues 1977, Berlin

    Willie Dixon and The New Generation of Chicago Blues

  • Willie Dixon - Back Door Man

    4:12

    ROCK STARS PERFORM LIVE IN CONCERT.

  • I Cant Quit You Baby

    6:40

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    I Can't Quit You Baby · Willie Dixon

    Poet Of the Blues (Mojo Workin'- Blues For The Next Generation)

    ℗ Originally Released 1970 Sony Music Entertainment Inc.

    Guitar: Johnny Shinas
    Drums: Clifton James
    Composer: W. Dixon
    Piano: Sunnyland Slim
    Producer: Lawrence Cohn
    Producer: Adam Block
    A&r Coordinator: Patti Matheny
    Mastering Engineer: David Mitson

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  • The Best of Willie Dixon

    2:2:29

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    00:00:00 Choo Choo
    00:03:02 4 O'Clock Boogie
    00:06:20 Rub My Root
    00:10:33 C Rocker
    00:13:52 Home to Mamma
    00:18:50 Shaky
    00:22:28 After Hours
    00:26:17 One More Time
    00:29:05 John Henry
    00:31:38 Now Howdy
    00:37:31 Nervous
    00:40:47 Good Understanding
    00:43:03 That's My Baby
    00:46:28 Slim's Thing
    00:49:53 That's All I Want Baby
    00:52:11 Don't You Tell Nobody
    00:54:20 Youth to You
    00:57:44 Sittin and Cryin' the Blues
    01:01:08 Built for Comfort
    01:03:43 I Got a Razor
    01:07:57 Go Easy
    01:13:51 Move Me
    01:17:13 We're Gonna Rock
    01:20:12 I Wanna See My Baby
    01:23:31 I'm in Love
    01:27:28 Need Your Love so Bad
    01:30:54 Stewball
    01:35:11 Let's Make It Baby
    01:39:45 Shake It Baby
    01:43:55 The Right Time
    01:50:10 Hey Baby
    01:52:25 Love My Baby
    01:55:31 Crying at the Station
    01:59:36 Bye Bye Baby

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  • Willie Dixon - I cant quit you, baby

    6:46

    Willie Dixon - I can't quit you, baby
    from Album: I am the blues

  • Willie Dixon - All the Best

    1:1:46

    TRACKLIST
    01- 4 O'clock Boogie 00:11
    02- C Rocker 02:50
    03- Choo Choo 05:06
    04- Now Howdy 07:53
    05- One More Time 13:15
    06- Shaky 15:46
    07- Crazy For My Baby 18:56
    08- Don't You Tell Nobody 21:16
    09- Go Easy 22:57
    10- I Got a Razor 28:15
    11- I Love The Life I Live 32:00
    12- John Henry 34:55
    13- Slim's Thing 37:01
    14- Move Me 39:58
    15- Sittin' And Cryin' The Blues 42:40
    16- That's My Baby 45:33
    17- We're Gonna Rock 48:25
    18- After Hours 51:05
    19- Home to Mamma 54:09
    20- Rub my root 58:38

    Willie Dixon - All the Best (FULL ALBUM)
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    William James Willie Dixon (July 1, 1915 – January 29, 1992) was an American blues musician, vocalist, songwriter, arranger and record producer. He was proficient in playing both the upright bass and the guitar and was a capable singer, but he is perhaps best known as one of the most prolific songwriters of his time. Next to Muddy Waters, Dixon is recognized as the most influential person in shaping the post–World War II sound of the Chicago blues. Dixon's songs have been recorded by countless musicians in many genres as well as by various ensembles in which he participated. A short list of his most famous compositions includes Hoochie Coochie Man, I Just Want to Make Love to You, Little Red Rooster, My Babe, Spoonful, and You Can't Judge a Book by the Cover. These songs were written during the peak years of Chess Records, from 1950 to 1965, and were performed by Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Little Walter, and Bo Diddley; they influenced a generation of musicians worldwide. Dixon also was an important link between the blues and rock and roll, working with Chuck Berry and Bo Diddley in the late 1950s. His songs have been covered by some of the biggest artists of more recent times, such as Cream, Jeff Beck, the Doors, Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones, Steppenwolf, Bob Dylan, and Jimi Hendrix. The debut albums by the first six of those artists all feature at least one of his songs, a measure of his influence on rock music. He received a Grammy Award and was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

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