Willie Big Eyes Smith on Woodsongs

Posted on: Wednesday, Nov 21, 2007

Woodsongs 461 has a live appearance by blues star Willie “Big Eyes” Smith.

Willie “Big Eyes” Smith was born in Helena, AR in 1936. At the age of 17 he ventured to Chicago where he heard Muddy Waters for the first time and was hooked on the blues. Willie played drums with Muddy Waters for over 20 years including appearances on all of Muddy’s Grammy-winning albums and Muddy’s performance in The Last Waltz. Willie also backed John Lee Hooker in the movie The Blues Brother. Willie is also a dynamic blues harp master and vocalist and will be playing material from his new CD Way Back.

As ever the Woodsongs site allows download of High Quality video along with Lo and Hi bitrate MP3 and WMA.

For the download go to the Woodsongs archive page and look for Show 461.

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