Willie Dixon

Today in Music: January 30th (Can we say “Willie Dixon”?)

Music history and highlights that have happened on January 29th… from the birthplace of the blues… and rock n’ roll. 1781:  Mozart’s opera “Idomeneo” opens in Munich. 1917:  Actor, singer and Bonnie Raitt’s father, John Raitt born in Santa Ana, California. 1936:  Motown, Funk Brothers bassist and major musician James Jamerson born in Charleston, South […]

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Bluesman Howlin' Wolf.

A Great Howlin’ Wolf Listen

Here’s Howlin’ Wolf’s song, “Do the Do.” Written by Willie Dixon, and originally recorded in May, 1970. It’s rhythm, rousing style, lyrics and Wolf’s performance are remarkable.  Listen to it loud, and below the video are Willie’s lyrics. Also check out Wolf and Clarksdale here, and come see his honorary sign in our historic downtown […]

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