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Willie Dixon

Willie Dixon (July 1, 1915 - January 19, 1992), musician (bass), singer, and blues songwriter and record producer. Dixon was born in Vicksburg, Mississippi, and died in Burbank, California.

Dixon was a producer for Chess and Checker Records in Chicago and is considered one of the key figures in the creation of Chicago blues.

He wrote many famous blues songs, usually producing and playing bass when they were first recorded: