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Caston, Leonard - Vocals
Dixon, Willie - Double Bass
Dixon, Willie - Vocals
Willie Dixon: I am the Blues, 1984
Catalogue Number: DRB-1345
With such a great influence to many famous performers today, Willie Dixon is the man who changed the style of the blues. With artists like Mick Jagger, Robert Plant, Eric Clapton and Chuck Berry, they owe a chunk of nearly every dime they ever made, and an earful of nearly every ovation they ever received. As a songwriter and producer, the man was genius. If there'd been no Willie Dixon, Chess Records wouldn't have been as mighty a force as it was in shaping the great post-war blues explosion, and in helping build the foundation of rock 'n' roll.