Willie Dixon

Willie Dixon

Born Jul 1, 1915
  • Record producer, Songwriter, Singer, Musician, Music Arranger, Professional Boxer
William James "Willie" Dixon was an American blues musician, vocalist, songwriter, arranger and record producer. A Grammy Award winner who was proficient on both the upright bass and the guitar and as a vocalist, Dixon is perhaps best known as one of the most prolific songwriters of his time. Next t...

Willie Dixon Stats

Nickname

: Dixon, Willie, Willie James Dixon, William James Dixon, The Poet Laureate of the Blues, The Father of Modern Chicago Blues, William James "Willie" Dixon

Profession

: Record producer, Songwriter, Singer, Musician, Music Arranger, Professional Boxer

Height

: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)

Ethnicity

: African American

Nationality

: United States of America

Date of Birth

: Jul 1, 1915 - Jan 29, 1992 (76 years old)

Place of Birth

: Vicksburg

Date of Death

: Jan 29, 1992

Place of Death

: Burbank

Cause of Death

: Cardiovascular disease
Appearances

Willie Dixon Film Roles

  1. Night of the Warrior

Willie Dixon Film Appearances

  1. Blues Greats
  2. Willie Dixon: I Am the Blues
  3. Ballads, Blues, and Bluegrass
  4. The Howlin' Wolf Story – The Secret History of Rock & Roll
  5. Blues Masters
    Blues Masters

Willie Dixon Albums

  1. Mojo Workin'
  2. The Big Three Trio
  3. Hidden Charms
  4. The Chess Box (disc 1)
  5. The Chess Box, Volume 2
  6. The Original Wang Dang Doodle, The Chess Recordings & More
  7. Walking the Blues / Crazy for My Baby
  8. Ginger Ale Afternoon
  9. Poet of the Blues
  10. I am the blues