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Dallas bluesman William "Willie" Willis didn't receive too many grand opportunities in his career until fairly late in his life. As for the first 50 years of singing, playing, and bandleading, Willis would be described as someone who had never really made it, not only as a bandleader and sideman, but as a barber and mortician as well. These were two other careers that he trained for but found wanting, the former because there were no customers, and the latter because it made him... Read more

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