Willie "Big Eyes" Smith

    Willie "Big Eyes" Smith

    • Willie "Big Eyes" Smith
    Willie "Big Eyes" Smith

    Willie "Big Eyes" Smith

    • Willie "Big Eyes" Smith

    Willie "Big Eyes" Smith

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        The longtime drummer with the Muddy Waters Band, bluesman Willie "Big Eyes" Smith was born in Helena, AK, on January 19, 1936; raised by his sharecropper grandparents, as a child his neighbors included the likes of Robert Nighthawk and Pinetop Perkins. At 17 he traveled to Chicago to visit his mother, and never returned home; instead Smith taught himself harmonica and drums, and with harpist Clifton James and guitarist Bobby Lee Burns formed a blues trio. Upon marrying his first... Read more

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