What’s in a name? When it comes to rock ’n’ roll, pretty much everything. Rock stardom is all about reinventing yourself, becoming a larger-than-life figure that stands apart from the crowd. And if you want the girls or guys, or both, to scream your name, it had better be an awesome, sexy, memorable one. Or at least pronounceable.
A guitarist's first love is music. Which presents a real problem when it comes to setting the mood for a little romance. Who can possibly concentrate on making out when the real hot licks are emanating from the speakers?
Dixon, who—as we've implied above—was born July 1, 1915, was primarily a bassist and singer, but a bassist and singer who happened to write hundreds of incredible, often dark and eerie songs, several of which found their way in the catalogs of the biggest artists of the Sixties, Seventies, Eighties and beyond.