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Listen to No more sweet potatoes by the Big Three Trio (sic)

Born 1st. July 1915 - Vicksburg, Mississippi
Died 29th. January 1992 - Burbank, California

Most non-blues people have never heard of him, however, Willie Dixon was THE most successful "behind the scenes" blues man of all time. He was a composer, producer, arranger, bass player, recording artist, session musician, talent scout and band leader par excellence for the hugely influential label "Chess" in the 1950s and 60s. Just listen to a selection of his compositions:

Walking The Blues - Willie Dixon
Hoochie Coochie Man - Muddy Waters
My Babe - Little Walter
The Red Rooster - Howlin' Wolf
Bring it on home - Sonny Boy Williamson
Wang Dang Doodle - Koko Taylor

 

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