willie dixon: i am the blues
  • willie dixon

  • i am the blues (LP)

  • sku: CS9887
  • Condition: Brand New In Stock
  • 12.90
  • $13.55

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  • Format: LP
  • Label: SONY/BMG
  • Genre: Blues, Soul, Funk

"I Am The Blues" is an album by the influential blues musician Willie Dixon, released in 1970. The album is a collection of songs written by Dixon that were originally performed by other artists. Dixon was a prolific songwriter and producer, playing a crucial role in shaping the Chicago blues sound. This album features Dixon's own performances of his classic compositions, showcasing his deep, resonant voice and exceptional bass playing.

Willie Dixon's "I Am The Blues" is a testament to his enormous impact on the blues genre. As a songwriter, producer, and performer, Dixon's contributions to the music world are immeasurable. This album brought his own voice and interpretations of his songs to the forefront, giving listeners a direct connection to the man behind so many blues classics.

The songs on "I Am The Blues" have been covered by countless artists across various genres, underscoring their timeless quality and broad appeal. Dixon's work laid the foundation for much of the rock and blues music that followed, influencing generations of musicians.

"I Am The Blues" remains a vital piece of blues history, highlighting Willie Dixon's extraordinary talent and his central role in the development of the Chicago blues. The album continues to be celebrated for its authenticity, energy, and the enduring power of Dixon's music.

Track listing:

  • A1 Back Door Man 6:08
  • A2 I Can't Quit You, Baby 6:40
  • A3 The Seventh Son 4:15
  • A4 Spoonful 4:56
  • B1 I Ain't Superstitious 4:03
  • B2 You Shook Me 4:15
  • B3 I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man 4:48
  • B4 The Little Red Rooster 3:36
  • B5 The Same Thing 4:40