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Two Songs From The 1987 Grammy Broadcast





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American Folk Blues Festival 1963




    Featuring Willie Dixon , Lonnie Johnson , Matt “Guitar” Murphy , Memphis Slim , Otis Spann , Victoria Spivey , Bill Stepney , Muddy Waters , Sunny Boy Williamson and Big Joe Williams .


Willie Dixon, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, James Brown Achieving Postage Stamps





” The United States Postal Service is unveiling new stamps that will be rolled out in the next two years, According to a The Washington Post. Included in the subjects are Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, and James Brown, who’s the focus of a biopic movie entitled “Get On Up” to be released this summer. The artwork is still “in design development”.





” The document from The Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee, which evaluates potential subjects for postage stamps and reports it’s recommendations to the Postmaster General, reveals several focuses of it’s “Music Icons” series that have been slated for future stamps. Among them are Clarksdale, Mississippi-native and soul icon Sam Cooke, influential jazz pianist Fats Waller, John Lennon, and widely influential blues songwriter and musician Willie Dixon, among others.”





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Muddy Waters : My Home Is In The Delta





Uploaded on Oct 14, 2010

” Folk Singer is a unique album by Muddy Waters, recorded in September of 1963 during the ‘folk boom’ period when a lot of blues artists were being ‘rediscovered’ – Son House and Skip James, to name a couple. Foregoing his electric sound, Muddy played acoustic guitar on the date, backed by Willie Dixon on string bass, Clifton James on drums, and Buddy Guy on acoustic guitar. Current reissues of the album include bonus tracks from two subsequent sessions in April 1964 and October 1964. In 2003, the album was ranked number 280 on Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. “My Home Is In The Delta” is the opening track.”

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Willie Dixon – I Am The Blues

Willie Dixon – You Shook Me


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