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Willie Dixon, Big Joe Williams and Memphis Slim

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B.B. King, John Lee Hooker and Willie Dixon, Los Angeles, CA 1991 | Paul Natkin

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Willie Dixon, a Chicago blues artist & songwriting legend. He wrote or co-wrote over 500 songs and his work has been recorded by some of the best-known blues musicians of his era, including Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Little Walter, and Buddy Guy.

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Willie Dixon: Everyone's go-to bassist, legendary blues songwriter, and Chess Records secret weapon in dealing with competing egos.

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Willie Dixon- born in Mississippi in 1915, Dixon is considered one of the key figures in the creation of Chicago blues. He worked with Chuck Berry, Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Otis Rush, Bo Diddley, Joe Louis Walker, Little Walter, Sonny Boy Williamson, Koko Taylor, Little Milton, Eddie Boyd, Jimmy Witherspoon, Lowell Fulson, Willie Mabon, Memphis Slim, Washboard Sam, Jimmy Rogers, Sam Lay and others. He was portrayed in the movie "Cadillac Records by Cedric the Entertainer.

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Johnny Winter, Willy Dixon

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Amazing guitarist, Peter Green - played in John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers, Fleetwood Mac, Peter Green Splinter Group, Gass, Peter B's Looners, Otis Spann, Willie Dixon, B.B. King

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Prolific blues songwriter and bassist, Willie Dixon

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Willie Dixon - Blues Festival this month to celebrate our 12th Anniversary! May 19th & 20th.

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