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Willie Dixon

Dixon at Harry Hope’s, in Cary, Illinois, 1979
Background information
Birth name William James Dixon
Born (1915-07-01)July 1, 1915
Vicksburg, Mississippi, U.S.
Died January 29, 1992(1992-01-29) (aged 76)
Burbank, California
Genres Blues, rock and roll, Chicago blues, jump blues, rhythm and blues, gospel
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter, arranger, record producer, boxer
Instruments Vocals, double bass, guitar
Years active 1939–92
Labels Chess, Cobra, Columbia, Bluesville, Checker, Verve, MCA, Legacy, Columbia, Yambo
Associated acts Big Three Trio, Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, Little Walter, Lowell Fulson, Sonny Boy Williamson, Chuck Berry, Otis Rush, Buddy Guy, Magic Sam, Junior Wells, Otis Spann
Website www.willie-dixon.com

The Blues are the true facts of life expressed in words and song, inspiration, feeling, and understanding.
Willie Dixon
Birth is the sudden opening of a window, through which you look out upon a stupendous prospect. For what has happened? A miracle. You have exchanged nothing for the possibility of everything.
Willie Dixon