Willie Dixon Poet of The Blues

Poet of The Blues
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CD Details

  • Released: March 1, 2008
  • Originally Released: 2008
  • Label: Sbme Special Mkts.


  • 1.Back Door Man
  • 2.I Can't Quit You Baby
  • 3.The Seventh Son
  • 4.Spoonful
  • 5.I Ain't Superstitious
  • 6.I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man
  • 7.Little Red Rooster
  • 8.Big 3 Stomp
  • 9.I Ain't Gonna Be Your Monkey Man
  • 10.It's All Over Now
  • 11.If The Sea Was Whiskey
  • 12.O.C. Bounce
  • 13.Money Tree Blues
  • 14.Cool Kind Woman Blues
  • 15.Juice-Head Bartender
  • 16.Signifying Monkey

Product Description:

All tracks have been digitally remastered.
This is part of Legacy's Mojo Workin' series.
In 1970, Willie Dixon released an album entitled I AM THE BLUES. It was a brash claim, but if anyone in blues history could make it, it was Dixon. Over the course of his career, he penned a suitcase full of tunes that defined Chicago blues, easily the most influential strand of the blues in the post-war era.
This anthology collects several of his best known songs, in versions from the aforementioned I AM THE BLUES ALBUM, along with some lesser-known material that he recorded in the late '40s with his band the Big 3 Trio. Some of it--particularly instrumentals like "Big 3 Stomp" and "O.C. Bounce"--is reminiscent of what Nat "King" Cole was doing at the time, and is considerably jazzier than you might expect.

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  • UPC: 886972497129
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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