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Willie Dixon

b, voc, 1915-1992 US, Vicksburg, Mississippi
Singer / Musician of Blues
A.k.a. William James Dixon Ann Ducontee

American blues bassist, vocalist, songwriter, arranger and record producer, born 1 July 1915 in Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA, died 29 January 1992 in Burbank, California, USA. Inducted into The Blues Foundation Hall of Fame in 1980. Inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 1994 (Early Influence). Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2015.

        
Instruments
  • Bass
  • Vocals
  • Double bass
  • Bass guitar
  • Acoustic guitar
Genres
  • Blues
  • Jazz
  • R&B/Soul
  • Rock
  • Folk
Popular Tracks   
I Can't Quit You Baby on Poet Of the Blues by Willie Dixon
Little Red Rooster on Poet Of the Blues by Willie Dixon
Spoonful on Poet Of the Blues by Willie Dixon
Back Door Man on Poet Of the Blues by Willie Dixon
You Shook Me on I Am The Blues by Willie Dixon
Go Easy on Willie's Blues by Willie Dixon & Memphis Slim
Sittin' And Cryin' The Blues on Willie's Blues by Willie Dixon & Memphis Slim
I Ain't Superstitious on Poet Of the Blues by Willie Dixon
The Seventh Son on Poet Of the Blues by Willie Dixon
That's My Baby on Willie's Blues by Willie Dixon & Memphis Slim

Track list and 30sec audio provided by


Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Everything Blues (The Singer, The Writer, The Producer 1954-1962)Willie Dixon2018Compil.
Live In Chicago, 1974Willie Dixon2018Album
Walkin' The Blues, Leader & SongwriterWillie Dixon2017Album
Live Long Beach, California - 1983Willie Dixon With Chicago Blues All Stars2016Album
Golden Blues Box. The Best Six Albums From The Best Six BluesmenB.B. King, Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, John Lee Hooker, Willie Dixon, Robert Johnson2014Compil.
Willie's BluesWillie Dixon Featuring Memphis Slim2013Compil.
The Willie Dixon StoryWillie Dixon2012Compil.
Twenty-five WaysWillie Dixon2012Compil.
Walkin’ The BluesWillie Dixon2010Compil.
Giant of the BluesWillie Dixon2008Compil.
I Am The BluesWillie Dixon2002Album
Big Three BoogieWillie Dixon2001Compil.
Mr. Dixon's WorkshopWillie Dixon2001Compil.
I Think I Got The Blues / What Happened To My BluesWillie Dixon2001Compil.
Boss Of The Chicago BluesWillie Dixon2001Compil.
Poet Of The BluesWillie Dixon1998Compil.
Chicago All StarsChicago Blues All Stars Featuring Willie Dixon1998Album
The Chess BoxWillie Dixon1997Compil.
The Chess Box, Vol.2Willie Dixon1997Compil.
Chicago Blues BandJohn Lee Hooker, Sunnyland Slim, Johnny Shines, Willie Dixon, Clifton James1996Compil.
Crying The BluesWillie Dixon & Johnny Winter With The Chicago Blues All Stars1995Album
The Original Wang Dang Doodle: The Chess Recordings & MoreWillie Dixon1995Compil.
Little Red RoosterWillie Dixon1995Compil.
Working On The Blues Vol. 1Willie Dixon1992Compil.
The Big Three TrioWillie Dixon1992Album
Working On The Blues Vol. 2Willie Dixon1992Compil.
I'm The BluesWillie Dixon1992Compil.
The Big Three TrioWillie Dixon1990Compil.
Rooster Blues / Rock Me Baby / Crazy 'Bout My Baby / Chi-TownLightning Slim, Etta James, Willie Dixon, Jerry Butler1990Single
Ginger Ale AfternoonWillie Dixon1989Album
The Stanley Behrens Willie Dixon ProjectStanley Behrens, Willie Dixon1988Album
The Chess BoxWillie Dixon1988Compil.
Hidden CharmsWillie Dixon1988Album
The Willie Dixon Collection 20 Golden GreatsWillie Dixon1987Compil.
One Of These MorningsJ.B. Lenoir & Willie Dixon1986Album
Live Backstage AccessWillie Dixon With Chicago Blues All Stars1985Album
Whoopin'Sonny Terry, Johnny Winter, Willie Dixon, Styve Homnick1984Album
Mighty Earthquake And HurricaneWillie Dixon1984Album
...Y AmigosWillie Dixon1984Compil.
I Think I Got The BluesSonny Terry Featuring Johnny Winter, Willie Dixon, Styve Homnick1983Album
I Got 29 WaysWillie Dixon1982Compil.
Blues Anytime!Hubert Sumlin / Willie Dixon / Sunnyland Slim / Clifton James1980Album
What Happened To My BluesWillie Dixon1976Album
God Blessed Our Love / My Days Are ComingWillie Dixon / Bobby Marchan1975Single
Our Nation Pt 1&2Willie Dixon1975Single
You Got To Move / Petting The BabyWillie Dixon1973Single
CatalystWillie Dixon1973Album
Pete Seeger At The Village GatePete Seeger With Memphis Slim & Willie Dixon1972Single
Peace?Willie Dixon1971Album
I Am The BluesWillie Dixon1970Album
Victoria Spivey Presents The All Star Blues World Of Spivey Records In StereoWillie Hogg / Roosevelt Sykes / Willie Dixon1970Compil.
Victoria Spivey Presents The All Star Blues World Of Maestro Willie Dixon And His Chicago Blues BandWillie Dixon1970Album
Blues Jam In Chicago - Volume TwoFleetwood Mac, Otis Spann, Willie Dixon, J.T. Brown, David "Honeyboy" Edwards, S.P. Leary1970Album
Blues Jam In Chicago - Volume OneFleetwood Mac, Otis Spann, Willie Dixon, Walter Horton, J.T. Brown, Buddy Guy, David "Honeyboy" Edwards, S.P. Leary1969Album
Blues Jam At ChessFleetwood Mac, Otis Spann, Willie Dixon, Walter Horton, J.T. Brown, Buddy Guy, David "Honeyboy" Edwards, S.P. Leary1969Album
Memphis Slim & Willie DixonMemphis Slim / Willie Dixon1963Single
Aux Trois MailletzMemphis Slim & Willie Dixon1962Album
Memphis Slim & Willie Dixon At The Village GateMemphis Slim & Willie Dixon1962Album
Pete Seeger At The Village Gate, Vol. 2Pete Seeger With Memphis Slim & Willie Dixon1962Album
Songs Of Memphis Slim & Willie DixonMemphis Slim And Willie Dixon1960Album
Willie's BluesWillie Dixon With Memphis Slim1960Album
Pete Seeger At The Village GatePete Seeger With Memphis Slim & Willie Dixon1960Album
The Blues Every Which WayMemphis Slim and Willie Dixon1960Album
Nervous / Sittin' And Cryin' The BluesWillie Dixon, Memphis Slim1960Single
Walking The Blues / Crazy For My BabyWillie Dixon1956Single
29 Ways / The Pain In My HeartWillie Dixon1956Single
Crazy For My Baby / I Am The Lover ManWillie Dixon1955Album
Live In Chicago 1984Willie DixonAlbum
Good AdviceWillie Dixon & Chicago Blues All StarsAlbum
Montreal Jazz Festival 1982Willie DixonAlbum
Denver Centre For The Performing Arts 1985Willie DixonAlbum
Solon de Provence, Nice, 13-7-1983Willie DixonAlbum
It Don't Make SenseWillie DixonSingle
Sex Appeal Parts 1 & 2Willie DixonSingle
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