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Willie Dixon

Born: 
07/01/1915
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Died: 
01/29/1992
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Years Active: 
1930's-1990's
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Image Credit: 
By Brianmcmillen - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=33701065

William James "Willie" Dixon was an American blues musician, vocalist, songwriter, arranger and record producer. A Grammy Award winner who was proficient on both the Upright bass and the guitar, as well as his own singing voice, Dixon is arguably best known as one of the most prolific songwriters of his time. Dixon is recognized as one of the founders of the Chicago blues sound.

Discography

Released: 1959
Released: 1962

Concerts

Event Date Venue City Region Country
Chuck Berry Recording Session 05/21/1955 Universal Recording Studios Chicago Illinois USA
Chuck Berry 06/10/1956 Green Lantern Anderson Indiana USA
Willie Dixon Recording Session 12/03/1959 Van Gelder Studio Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Sam Lazar Recording Session 06/01/1960 Ter-Mar Recording Studio Chicago Illinois USA
1st Annual University of Chicago Folk Festival 02/04/1961 Mandel Hall Chicago Illinois USA
American Folk Blues Festival 10/18/1962 Auditorium Maximum Hamburg Hamburg Germany
Willie Dixon / Memphis Slim 11/15/1962 Les Trois Mailletz Paris Île-de-France France
Willie Dixon / Memphis Slim 11/16/1962 Les Trois Mailletz Paris Île-de-France France
American Folk Blues Festival 10/12/1963 Berlin Sportpalast Berlin Schöneberg Germany
American Folk Blue Festival 10/17/1964 Berlin Sportpalast Berlin Schöneberg Germany
Chuck Berry / Freddie King / Chicago Blues All-Stars 03/15/1969 Hunter College Assembly Hall NYC New York USA
Willie Dixon & the Chicago All-Stars 05/09/1971 Liberty Hall Houston Texas USA
Willie Dixon 03/07/1972 Ash Grove Los Angeles California USA
Willie Dixon 03/08/1972 Ash Grove Los Angeles California USA
Willie Dixon 03/09/1972 Ash Grove Los Angeles California USA
Willie Dixon 03/10/1972 Ash Grove Los Angeles California USA
Willie Dixon 03/11/1972 Ash Grove Los Angeles California USA
Willie Dixon 03/12/1972 Ash Grove Los Angeles California USA
Willie Dixon & the Chicago All-Stars 05/04/1972 Keystone Korner San Francisco California USA
Willie Dixon 07/31/1973 Kenny's Castaways (1) NYC New York USA
Willie Dixon 08/01/1973 Kenny's Castaways (1) NYC New York USA
Willie Dixon 08/02/1973 Kenny's Castaways (1) NYC New York USA
Willie Dixon 08/03/1973 Kenny's Castaways (1) NYC New York USA
Willie Dixon 08/04/1973 Kenny's Castaways (1) NYC New York USA
Willie Dixon 08/05/1973 Kenny's Castaways (1) NYC New York USA

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