Willie Dixon: Bassology

Todays’ featured video showcases the amazing skills of bassist Willie Dixon, performing in 1966.

This clip, filmed by the Canadian television network CBC, was re-discovered 30 years later and released on a DVD entitled Blues Masters.

Special thanks to The Blues Blogger, for the tip and the great story.

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  1. The new site looks fantastic! Keep up the good work!

  2. Tom Susala

    : Wow! Shades od Slam Stewart!! Now that’s when slapping was TASTY!!1

  3. Big Money T

    That dude had some monster hands!!

  4. Fantastic. I was at his funeral, lots of great players there.

  5. ragtimelil

    I met him at a tiny little club in Boston and he let me play a tune on his bass. I was terrified and probably pretty awful, but he was so gracious. I’ll never forget.