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Willie Jones

Not to be confused with an entire rhythm section's worth of jazzmen with the same name, this Willie Jones, an obscure blues singer and guitarist from the late '50s, shows up on several different compilations. It could also be said that several guys with this name show up on different compilations, because that would also be true. Stylistically, the Willie Jones who recorded "You Got Dimples in Your Jaws" for musicologist and producer Alan Lomax stood at a crossroads somewhere neither in the country nor the city, apparently not waiting around to cut a deal with the devil, at least not one that might protect him from criticism. Critics have complained that this 1959 encounter is too influenced by the blues of the city to be included as part of the rural outlook Lomax was supposed to be documenting.

Critics do not stop there in attacking the Jones recording, lively as it is and indeed the sort of thing an acoustic trio might have sat and played in front of a gas station somewhere in Mississippi, in 1999 as well as 1959. Almost every time this song is mentioned, it is accused of being nothing less than a direct swipe from John Lee Hooker's "Dimples." It would be enjoyable to suggest that this controversy wore out Jones, leading to his recording of "Willie's Weary Blues." This song, however, was recorded in the '20s, decades before the "Dimples" rumpus, by an earlier blues singer who shared the same moniker. ~ Eugene Chadbourne
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