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Willie Dixon

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Big Blues Tour

Report by Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, 12 October 1963

WITH R&B getting a deep hold in this country, many of the former fans of this type of music seem to be switching to the ...

Now It's The South's Turn At The Blues

Report by Max Jones, Melody Maker, 12 October 1963

BLUES IN Croydon may strike a funny note to enthusiasts steeped in the lore of Mississippi and Chicago's South Side. ...

Sonny Boy Williamson, Muddy Waters et al: The American Folk Blues Festival, Fairfield Hall, Croydon, and the Twisted Wheel, Manchester

Live Review by uncredited writer, Record Mirror, 2 November 1963


Howlin' Wolf, Sleepy John Estes, Lightnin' Hopkins, Sonny Boy Williamson et al: American Blues Festival, Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Live Review by Max Jones, Melody Maker, 24 October 1964


Willie Dixon

Interview by Jim Delehant, Hit Parader, November 1968

WILLIE DIXON was born in Vicksburg, Mississippi in 1915. He came to Chicago in 1935 out of curiosity and the hope of making a better ...

The Men Who Make the Blues: Willie Dixon

Profile by Max Jones, Melody Maker, 12 April 1969


Willie Dixon: It's Not the Singer, It's the Song

Report and Interview by Jim Esposito, Rock, 1972

2013 NOTE: Hard to imagine today but even as late as 1972 the contributions of the old black blues masters were still not recognized by ...

Willie Dixon All-Stars: Ash Grove, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Richard Cromelin, Los Angeles Times, 9 March 1972

Willie Dixon Fronting All-Stars at Ash Grove ...

Willie Dixon & his Chicago All-Stars: Brewery, East Lansing MI

Live Review by Dave DiMartino, Michigan State News, 16 January 1974

Dixon classics, band thrill blues lovers ...

Willie Dixon Loves To Write The Blues

Interview by 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' ...

Muddy Waters, Willie Dixon: Roxy, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Richard Cromelin, Los Angeles Times, 12 September 1981


Dixon Wrote His Blues With an Eye to the Future

Obituary by Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, 1 February 1992

The late, great songwriter saw his craft as a fountain of wisdom for people to draw upon. ...


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