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Dixon, Willie 1915-1992

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Most widely held works by Willie Dixon
Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin (Musical group)( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written and performed by Led Zeppelin: Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Bonham, John Paul Jones. Lyrics to "Stairway to heaven" included
Led Zeppelin II by Led Zeppelin (Musical group)( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quick follow up to Led Zeppelin I, the album was recorded while the band was touring and consists of reworked blues and rock and roll standards the band was playing at the time
The Chess box by Muddy Waters( Recording )

24 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic blues from Smithsonian Folkways Recordings( Recording )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blues is a sound forged in hard times but powerful enough to bring on the good times. This collection covers nearly half a century of blues with styles including Delta, St. Louis, and Chicago blues by some of the genre's biggest legends
The sky is crying by Stevie Ray Vaughan( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Warming by the devil's fire by Charles Burnett( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Burnett explores his own childhood being shuttled between a religious mother and a blues-loving uncle. His film combines fiction with documentary footage in the story of a young boy kidnapped to prevent his being saved by a church that viewed blues as the devil's music
Howlin' Wolf ; Moanin' in the moonlight by Howlin' Wolf( Recording )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His second and third album are brought together on one disc to contain all of his early hits including How Many More Years; Moanin' At Midnight; Smokestack Lightning; Forty Four; Evil; and I Asked For Water (She Gave Me Gasoline)
Blues singer by Buddy Guy( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The very best of Cream by Cream (Musical group)( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Doors by Doors (Musical group)( Recording )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic African-American ballads : from Smithsonian Folkways( Recording )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Folk singer by Muddy Waters( Recording )

14 editions published between 1963 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The Chess box by Chuck Berry( Recording )

3 editions published in 1988 in Undetermined and English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete recordings of Chuck Berry on the Chess record label
The Paul Butterfield Blues Band by Paul Butterfield Blues Band( Recording )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bloomfield, Bishop and Butterfield knocked down walls between black and white with their strong love of blues and their equally powerful chops. Here are Born in Chicago; Blues with a Feeling; Last Night; Mellow Down Easy , and the rest of their 1965 debut!
Classic piano blues : from Smithsonian Folkways( Recording )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born of ragtime and hard times, the piano blues migrated with its players from the deep South to the urban North. This collection features a selection of classic tracks from such legendary names as Leadbelly, Memphis Slim, and Willie Dixon
The Chess box by Willie Dixon( Recording )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2 cd sets in different container
The very best of Buddy Guy by Buddy Guy( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I am the blues by Willie Dixon( Recording )

25 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The material is superb, consisting of some of Willie Dixon's best-known songs of the 1960s, and the production is smoothly professional, but none of the performances here are likely to make you forget the hits by Howlin' Wolf, Muddy Waters, and others
The Folkways years, 1959-1973 by Memphis Slim( Recording )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I am the blues : the Willie Dixon story by Willie Dixon( Book )

13 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These are just a few of Willie Dixon's contributions to blues, R&B, and rock'n'roll--songs performed by artists as varied as the Rolling Stones, Howlin' Wolf, Muddy Waters, ZZ Top, the Doors, Sonny Boy Williamson, the Grateful Dead, Van Morrison, Megadeth, Eric Clapton, Let Zepplin, Tesla, Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry, Stevie Ray Vaughan, and Jeff Healey.I Am the Blues captures Willie Dixon's inimitable voice and character as he tells his life story: the segregation of Visksburg Mississippi, where Dixon grew up; the prison farm from which he escaped and then hoboed his way north as a teenager; his equal-rights-based draft refusal in 1942; his work--as songwriter bassist, producer, and arranger--with Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Little Walter, Bo Diddley, and Chuck Berry which shaped the definitive Chicago blues sound of Chess Records; and his legal battles to recapture the rights to his historic catalog of songs
 
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I am the blues : the Willie Dixon story
Alternative Names
Dixon, Big Willie

Dixon Big Willie 1915-1992

Dixon, James 1915-1992

Dixon, W.

Dixon, W. J. 1915-1992

Dixon, W. J. (Willie James), 1915-1992

Dixon, Wille

Dixon, Willie J. 1915-1992

Dixon, Willie James

Dixon Willie James 1915-1992

Dixon, Willy

Willie Dixon americký bluesový basista, skladatel a zpěvák

Willie Dixon Amerikaans singer-songwriter (1915-1992)

Willie Dixon amerikai bluesénekes, nagybőgős, zeneszerző, gitáros

Willie Dixon amerykański muzyk bluesowy

Willie Dixon contrabbassista statunitense

Willie Dixon musicien américain

Willie Dixon US-amerikanischer Bluesmusiker

Віллі Діксон

Диксон, Вилли

Уили Диксън

וילי דיקסון

ویلی دیکسون خواننده-ترانه‌سرا آمریکایی

윌리 딕슨

ウィリー・ディクスン

威利·迪克森

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English (130)

German (1)

French (1)

Italian (1)

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