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Willie Dixon: I Am The Blues presented by Dave Gillam & Kerry B Ryan
Monday 05 October 7.00pm
Kerry B Ryan has been performing blues shows with his band at The Ellington for a few years, with great success, and is now looking forward to working alongside Dave Gillam in this new show, with Dave fronting and providing vocals and harmonica.
Playing a selection of songs from one of the most prolific blues songwriters of our time, Willie Dixon.
Willie Dixon’s songs have been recorded by countless musicians in many genres as well as by various ensembles in which he participated. A short list of his most famous compositions includes “Hoochie Coochie Man“,”I Just Want to Make Love to You“, “Little Red Rooster“, “My Babe“, “Spoonful. These songs were written during the peak years of Chess Records, from 1950 to 1965, and were performed by Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, Little Walter, and Bo Diddley; they influenced a generation of musicians worldwide.