|Studio album by|
|Recorded||December 3, 1959|
|Studio||Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States|
|Label||Prestige Bluesville : BVLP-1003|
|Willie Dixon chronology|
Willie's Blues is Willie Dixon's debut album, released in 1959. Given almost equal credit on the album was his piano accompanist, Memphis Slim, who played on all of the tracks, and wrote the two numbers that were not penned by Dixon.
The album was issued on the Prestige Bluesville record label in the vinyl format. According to the original liner notes, the album was recorded during a two-hour recording span, in between flights. It was recorded at Rudy Van Gelder's studio in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey.
- All songs written by Willie Dixon, except where indicated.
- "Nervous" 3:15
- "Good Understanding" 2:15
- "That's My Baby" 3:22
- "Slim's Thing" (Memphis Slim) 3:24
- "That's All I Want Baby" 2:15
- "Don't You Tell Nobody" 2:09
- "Youth to You" 3:24
- "Sittin' and Cryin' the Blues" 3:23
- "Built for Comfort" 2:32
- "I Got a Razor" 4:14
- "Go Easy" (Memphis Slim) 5:52
- "Move Me" 3:20
- Willie Dixon - double bass, vocals
- Memphis Slim - piano
- Gus Johnson - drums
- Wally Richardson - guitar
- Al Ashby - tenor saxophone
- Harold Ashby - tenor saxophone
- Stephen Cook (1959-12-03). "Willie's Blues - Willie Dixon, Memphis Slim | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2014-01-31.
- Liner notes from BVLP-1003 - original vinyl album
- Strong, Martin C. (2000). The Great Rock Discography (5th ed.). Edinburgh: Mojo Books. p. 277. ISBN 1-84195-017-3.
- "Willie's Blues - Willie Dixon, Memphis Slim | Credits". AllMusic. 1959-12-03. Retrieved 2014-01-31.