Various Artists: Willie Dixon Story / Various

Various Artists: Willie Dixon Story / Various
Title: Willie Dixon Story / Various
Label: Proper Box UK
Product Type: COMPACT DISCS

2012 four CD box set. When Willie Dixon wrote his autobiography he elected to name it 'I Am the Blues'. Any other person claiming such a title would be thrown to the wolves but with Willie Dixon you just can't argue with his claim. The songs he wrote, artists he nurtured, his session work, as well as his vital role as a the general Mr. Fix-it for both Chess Records and Cobra Records, render him as not just one of the most important figures in the history of Blues but as a key component to the make-up of modern popular music in general. This four disc box set focuses on this legend with individual discs given over to Dixon as a Performer, the Session Man, the Songwriter and the Record Company Man. 100 tracks featuring Dixon along with the likes of Buddy Guy, Chuck Berry, Muddy Waters, Junior Wells, Bo Diddley, Howlin' Wolf, Otis Rush and many more. All the hallmarks are here, booklet with story, discographical information, rare photos and remastered recordings. Proper.

Tracks:
1.1 It's Just the Blues
1.2 Sweet Louise
1.3 Signifying Monkey
1.4 Walking the Blues
1.5 I Got a Razor
1.6 My Love Will Never Die
1.7 Built for Comfort
1.8 Minute and Hour Blues
1.9 No One to Love Me
1.10 Pain in My Heart
1.11 Unlucky
1.12 I Ain't Gonna Be Your Monkey Man
1.13 Swinging the Blues
1.14 Move Me
1.15 Big Three Boogie
1.16 Roll and Tumble
1.17 29 Ways
1.18 Violent Love
1.19 Just a Jitterbug
1.20 Beer Drinking Woman
1.21 Don't Let That Music Die
1.22 Go Easy
1.23 You Sure Look Good to Me
1.24 Crazy for My Baby
1.25 If the Sea Was Whiskey
2.1 Ebony Rhapsody
2.2 Sweet Black Angel
2.3 How I Got Over
2.4 Hoodoo Man
2.5 Maybellene
2.6 Got My Mojo Working
2.7 Mona (I Need My Baby)
2.8 Tomorrow Night
2.9 Meet Me in Your Hometown
2.10 Fattening Frogs for Snakes
2.11 Can't This Be Mine
2.12 Mannish Boy
2.13 Be Careful What You Do (I Would Hate to See You Go)
2.14 'Bout the Break of Day
2.15 Try to Quit You Baby
2.16 Last Night
2.17 Sincerely
2.18 I Could Cry
2.19 24 Hours
2.20 This Train
2.21 Mellow Chick Swing
2.22 Soap and Water Blues
2.23 Lovey Dovey Lovey One
2.24 Walking By Myself
2.25 Johnny B. Goode
3.1 I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man
3.2 The Seventh Son
3.3 My Babe
3.4 Spoonful
3.5 Sit and Cry (The Blues)
3.6 Hidden Charms
3.7 Close to You
3.8 Pretty Thing
3.9 Cha Cha Cha in Blue
3.10 Killer Diller
3.11 Do Me Right
3.12 I'm Ready
3.13 Mellow Down Easy
3.14 Back Door Man
3.15 Diddy Wah Diddy
3.16 I Can't Hold Out (Talk to Me Baby)
3.17 Fishin' in My Pond
3.18 Just Make Love to Me
3.19 Evil
3.20 Third Degree
3.21 Tollin' Bells
3.22 Two Headed Woman
3.23 When the Lights Go Out
3.24 Young Fashioned Ways
3.25 Wang Dang Doodle
4.1 All Your Love (I Miss Loving)
4.2 Love Me with a Feeling
4.3 The Red Rooster
4.4 Have a Good Time
4.5 Keep on Loving Me Baby
4.6 Crying the Blues
4.7 All My Whole Life
4.8 Forty Four
4.9 When I Find My Baby
4.10 It Takes Time
4.11 It's You Baby
4.12 All Night Long
4.13 Row Your Boat
4.14 You Don't Treat Me Right
4.15 Smokestack Lightnin'
4.16 Sit Down Baby
4.17 My Life Depends on You
4.18 21 Days in Jail
4.19 Need My Baby
4.20 Satisfied
4.21 I Can't Quit You Baby
4.22 Little Girl
4.23 Irma Lee
4.24 My Love
4.25 All Your Love

Various Artists: Willie Dixon Story / Various

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