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.

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Remembering William James "Willie" Dixon (July 1, 1915 – January 29, 1992) who was an American blues musician, vocalist, songwriter, arranger and record producer.

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Willie Dixon - Bassology - YouTube

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UcqqyL-Y6Go&feature=share&list=PL70B3783AD420260F&index=21

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

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