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Willy Dixon, Bard of the Blues

  By Dag Walker You gotta listen to this– Willie Dixon– the Bard of the Blues. You gotta listen. Willie Dixon and the Chicago Blues. He’s ready for you, and I hope you’re ready for him. Ready as anybody can be! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M6LN9LtKwMY   If you don’t love this music, contact your lawyer and have me removed from your will.  (NO! I was kidding.) Willie Dixon. The coolest, hottest Chicago bluesman on earth.  Willie Dixon is one of those famous people most people have never heard of. My father heard of…

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I fondly recall beloved Miss Donner von Blitzen, my third grade school teacher. I’m not saying she was mean and ugly, but when she went down to the swamp all the toads croaked. Aside from that true fact, which I am not making it up, Miss Donner von Blitzen had a particular bad habit of beating us kids when we used the perfectly good English word “ain’t.” I have the scars to prove it. My feeling to this day? “Ain’t nobody’s business if I do.” Music 

Big, Bad Bessie Smith, A Great Blues Singer

    By Dag Walker   I fondly recall beloved Miss Donner von Blitzen, my third-grade school teacher. I’m not saying she was mean and ugly, but when she went down to the swamp all the toads croaked. Aside from that true fact, which I am not making it up, Miss Donner von Blitzen had a particularly bad habit of beating us kids when we used the perfectly good English word “ain’t.” I have the scars to prove it. My feeling to this day? “Ain’t nobody’s business if I do.”…

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