On January 29, 1992.

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On January 29, 1992, William James “Willie” Dixon died aged 72. He was musician (guitar), singer, songwriter, arranger and record producer, “Grammy Award” winner ,next to Muddy Waters recognized as the most influential person in shaping the post-World War II sound of the Chicago blues. His songs were recorded by countless number of musicians such as Bob Dylan, Cream, Jeff Beck, The Doors, Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin and The Rolling Stones. Some of his best known songs are “Hoochie Coochie Man”, “I Just Want to Make Love to You”, “Little Red Rooster”, “My Babe”, “Spoonful”, and “You Can’t Judge a Book by the Cover”.

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