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Willie Dixon Loves To Write The Blues

Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, June 1979

WILLIE DIXON'S name doesn't pop up frequently on lists of great songwriters, but American music wouldn't sound the same without him. Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf are the best known Chicago blues performers but Dixon played an equally vital role in fashioning the urban blues style that exerted an enormous influence on rock.

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