Willie dixon i am the blues lyrics and tracklist genius. He wrote or cowrote over 500 songs and his songs have been recorded by some of the bestknown blues musicians of his era, including muddy waters, magic sam, howlin wolf, little walter, and sonny boy williamson. Willie dixon was a fixer, arranger, talent scout, boxer, performer and songwriter, who did more to shape the sound of post war chicago blues than any other. In 1936 dixon moved from his native mississippi to chicago, won an illinois golden gloves. What happened to my blues by willie dixon on amazon music. I am the blues by willie dixon album, chicago blues. The album features waters on acoustic guitar, backed by willie dixon on string bass, clifton james on drums, and buddy guy on acoustic guitar. It is also the title of dixon s autobiography, edited by don snowden.
The film visits blues musicians rooted in the genres heyday, many in their 80s, still living in the american deep south and touring the. Willie dixon was such a player on the chicago scene writing as he did almost all of the classic blues tracks that were released on the chess label by artists such. Willie dixon sings his originals on this album, even though many were written for other artists to perform previously. Download a large collection of music via torrent 300. Listen to your favorite songs from i am the blues by willie dixon now. Matrix 1g and 1h should be an early repressing with new label matching this description, but still from tape 1. I am the blues is the sixth studio chicago blues album released in 1970 by the wellknown bluesman willie dixon. The same thing i am the blues is the sixth studio chicago blues album released in 1970 by the wellknown bluesman willie dixon. Get all the lyrics to songs on i am the blues and join the genius community of music scholars to learn the meaning behind the lyrics. The blues collection 60 willie dixon little red rooster the blues collection 61. Willie dixons blues heaven foundation, chicago, illinois. I recall willie dixons i am the blues being a very intriguing choice back then the big f had a drum kit in the basement of his house, and always played along to the tunes. Willie dixon living for my music 2020links hosted on uploaded, rapidgator, nitroflare, mega, openload, free, direct stream is also available via putlocker or torrents.
Chicago bluesman willie dixon was perhaps best known for his songwriting. Shop for vinyl, cds and more from willie dixon at the discogs marketplace. He was also a versatile musician a bass player, songwriter, producer, and arranger and without him, modern blues might well not exist. His mother was a devoutly religious person who spent much of her time writing religious poems, which gave the young willie exposure to rhyming and meter. Willie dixon was the spark that set in motion the progression from blues to rock.
Stream adfree with amazon music unlimited on mobile, desktop, and tablet. Willie dixons blues heaven foundations mission is to help artists and musicians obtain what is rightfully theirs, and to. In june 1960, willie dixon went into the studio with howlin wolf to play bass on some songs he had written for the gravelvoiced blues icon. Track b3 is written as im your hoochie cooche man on the label of this release. William james dixon july 1, 1915 january 29, 1992 was an american blues musician, vocalist, songwriter, arranger and record producer.
They cut wangdang doodle, back door man and spoonful, all blues classics that would have guaranteed their writer legendary status if they were produced in one lifetime, not one session. Complete song listing of willie dixon on willie dixon songs list covid19. Dixon was a blues musician, composer and producer, and a grammy award winner. Mp3 is a digital audio format without digital rights management drm technology. I had heard of him but didnt realize just how much impact he had on the blues genre. When he pronounces i am the blues, he can get away with it because its true. Today music legend willie dixon would have been 100 years old when i close my eyes and think of some of the tunes dixon penned, the music plays like a soundtrack to my youth. He can really sing what he wrote, even if the likes of howlin wolf or muddy waterstook his tunes farther up the blues charts. I am the blues by willie dixon on amazon music unlimited. Willie dixon has been called the poet laureate of the blues and the father of modern chicago blues. I am the blues showcases the songwriting skills of the late willie dixon and adds willie dixon on the vocals. And a lot of led zepplin fans would still have their full hearing.
He was indisputably the preeminent blues songwriter of. Get all the lyrics to songs on willies blues and join the genius community of music scholars to learn the meaning behind the lyrics. The blues will always be, because the blues are the roots of all american music. Willie dixon i am the blues 19692015 hdtracks flac. Download the willie dixoni am the blues torrent or choose other verified torrent downloads for free with torrentfunk. Willie dixon the blues are the roots and the other. At a young age he sang with a gospel group called the union jubilee singers, who had a show on radio station wqbc in. Numerous reissues of folk singer include bonus tracks from two subsequent sessions, in. Willie dixon is the man who changed the style of the blues. The first thing you saw when you met him was that huge grin atop the largerthanlife body.
This 2nd pressing has bold artist title text on labels. The music here is vibrant and dixons vocals are gritty and superb. I am the blues, named after one of willie dixons own songs, is the story of this amazing man. Willie dixons blues heaven foundation home facebook. Next to muddy waters, dixon is recognized as the most influential person. Track b2 is written as i you shook me on the label of this release. It is also the title of dixons autobiography, edited by don snowden. Willie dixon willies blues lyrics and tracklist genius. Download a large collection of music via torrent 300 albums blues bluesrock rock rockin blues hardblues boogierock boogieblues southernrock garagerock. When willie dixon finished writing his autobiography in the late 80s, he came up with the simple but extremely effective title i am the blues. He was indisputably the preeminent blues songwriter of his era, credited with writing more than 500 songs by the end of his life.
Blues artists music artists jazz artists jazz musicians chess records willie dixon blues music jazz blues pop music. Willie dixon blues artists, willie dixon, blues music. In 1991 it was reissued with similar looking cover but barcoded. Willie dixon was a chicago blues artist, perhaps best known for his songwriting. Willie dixon i am the blues reissued 2008 mp3 album. Dixon notes track a2 is written as i cant quit you, baby on the release. As long as american music survives, so will the blues. Listen to your favorite songs from what happened to my blues by willie dixon now. Willie dixon i am the blues 1970 download torrent tpb. He wrote or cowrote over 500 songs and his work has been recorded by some of the bestknown blues musicians of his era, including muddy waters, howlin wolf, and little walter. As a songwriter and producer, the man was a genius.
While it might have seemed like a piece of braggadocio worthy of his greatest work for muddy waters im your hoochie coochie man who could honestly deny him such a welldeserved title. Car of the blues george thorogood willie dixons gone chris rea loves strange ways blues trackers smells like trouble. Willie dixon biography, albums, streaming links allmusic. And would often spring off his stool, grab some spoons and continue to tap along the walls, lamps, light switches and beverage glasses i am the blues.
Played it like he said play it, and sing it like he said sing it, and you damn near always had a hit. He was proficient in playing both the upright bass and the guitar, and sang with a distinctive voice, but he is perhaps best known as one of the most prolific songwriters of his time. Because our mp3s have no drm, you can play it on any device that supports mp3, even on your ipod. I am the blues takes the audience on a musical journey through the swamps of the louisiana bayou, the juke joints of the mississippi delta and moonshine soaked bbqs in the north mississippi hill country. He sang gospel as a young man, was a boxer for a time, and was even imprisoned as a draft dodger. In accordance with the directives of government and health authorities, we. Blues legend willie dixon was born in vicksburg, mississippi, in 1915. Bo diddley i am looking for a woman bo diddley little girl.
The album features songs written by dixon and originally performed by other artists for chess records. I am the blues, an album by willie dixon on spotify. The album offers a unique perspective in comparing how dixon interprets his music to how other performers muddy waters and howlin wolf for example have interpreted it. Later, some of his songs were popularized by rock groups, such as the rolling stones, cream, and led zeppelin.586 11 393 878 938 580 557 1312 1446 1452 18 493 246 1268 596 961 869 438 647 978 1382 1420 878 1400 122 290 140 231 1293 896 2 514 1290 157 295 473 165 1355 704