The Original Wang Dang Doodle

The Original Wang Dang Doodle

by Willie DixonWillie Dixon

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Overview

This is a good collection of hard-to-find and previously unreleased Dixon sides, although there are several Chess tracks that were left off that would have made it much more valuable. The title track is especially worthwhile, as is "Tail Dragger," but it is also easy to see from this collection why Dixon was never quite a star in his own right as a performer -- he has a good voice, but not a very memorable or powerful one, compared with Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf et al.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/14/1995
Label: Mca
UPC: 0076732935323
catalogNumber: 9353

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Willie Dixon   Primary Artist,Acoustic Guitar,Bass,Vocals
Billy Branch   Harmonica
Cash McCall   Guitar
Hubert Sumlin   Guitar
Rob Wasserman   Bass
Harold Ashby   Tenor Saxophone
Johnny Jones   Piano
Jody Williams   Guitar
Verne Allison   Background Vocals
Jerome Arnold   Bass
Chuck Barksdale   Background Vocals
Stanley Behrens   Harmonica
Fred Below   Percussion,Drums
Junior Blackman   Drums
J.T. Brown   Tenor Saxophone
Chuck Burke   Drums
Leonard Caston   Piano,Background Vocals
Freddie Dixon   Bass
Duncan   Drums
Johnny Funches   Background Vocals
Clifton James   Drums
Marvin Junior   Background Vocals
Lafayette Leake   Piano
Michael McGill   Background Vocals
Johnny B. Moore   Guitar
Jim Tillman   Drums
John Watkins   Guitar
Lucius McGill   Background Vocals
Ollie Crawford   Guitar,Background Vocals

Technical Credits

Willie Dixon   Composer,Producer
Rob Wasserman   Producer
Mary Katherine Aldin   Liner Notes
Leonard Chess   Producer
Phil Chess   Producer
Andy McKaie   Producer,Reissue Producer

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