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.

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.

Willie Dixon: Everyone's go-to bassist, legendary blues songwriter, and Chess Records secret weapon in dealing with competing egos.

Willie Dixon: Everyone's go-to bassist, legendary blues songwriter, and Chess Records secret weapon in dealing with competing egos.

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

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

Friday Feeling ~ Sittin' And Cryin' The Blues ~ Willie Dixon ...

Friday Feeling ~ Sittin’ And Cryin’ The Blues ~ Willie Dixon

Friday Feeling ~ Sittin' And Cryin' The Blues ~ Willie Dixon ...

Willie Dixon. American Folk Blues Festival. Live at Jazz House, Wiesbaden, D, Monday, Nov. 16th, 1964

Willie Dixon. American Folk Blues Festival. Live at Jazz House, Wiesbaden, D, Monday, Nov. 16th, 1964

† Willie Dixon (July 1, 1915 - January 29, 1992) American bluescomposer, bassistplayer, singer, producer and arranger.

† Willie Dixon (July 1, 1915 - January 29, 1992) American bluescomposer, bassistplayer, singer, producer and arranger.

B.B. King, John Lee Hooker and Willie Dixon, Los Angeles, CA 1991  © PAUL NATKIN

B.B. King, John Lee Hooker and Willie Dixon, Los Angeles, CA 1991 © PAUL NATKIN

Freddie King - I Just Want To Make Love To You (Cover,  Willie Dixon)

Freddie King - I Just Want To Make Love To You (Cover, Willie Dixon)

A classic picture....Willie Dixon, Muddy Waters & Buddy Guy at Chess studios, Chicago.

A classic picture....Willie Dixon, Muddy Waters & Buddy Guy at Chess studios, Chicago.

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