Grammy Award-winning American electric blues vocalist, harmonica player, and drummer. Check out Willie Big Eyes Smith tour dates and purchase Willie Big Eyes Smith concert tickets for any show in any city. Jazz musician Willie "Big Eyes" Smith's bio, concert & touring information, albums, reviews, videos, photos and more. A Chicago-based blues singer, songwriter, harmonica player, and drummer, significant in developing the shuffle rhythm. Willie "Big Eyes" Smith is similar to these musical artists: Mark Hummel, Johnny Drummer, James Cotton and more. Fellow Chicago legend Bob Stroger (Otis Rush, Mississippi Heat) plays bass, and boogie woogie piano master Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne does the honors on piano. Willie "Big Eyes" Smith Biography by Jason Ankeny. He was best known for several stints with the Muddy Waters band beginning in the early 1960s. + Follow Artist. Musical artists similar to or like Willie "Big Eyes" Smith. A seven-time W.C. Willie "Big Eyes" Smith. Bass – Bob Stroger Guitar – Bob Margolin Vocals, Harmonica – Willie "Big Eyes" Smith* 4:40: 10: I Want You To Love Me (Trust Me) Guitar – Little Frank Krakowski*, Billy Flynn, Calvin "Fuzz" Jones*, Johnny Rapp Harmonica – Bob Corritore Piano – Pinetop Perkins Vocals, Drums – Willie "Big Eyes" Smith… We make it quick, easy and convenient to find the Willie Big Eyes Smith tickets that work for you. View the Willie Big Eyes Smith concert schedule above and choose from our list of Willie Big Eyes Smith concert dates. Willie Lee "Big Eyes" Smith (January 19, 1936 – September 16, 2011) was an American electric blues vocalist, harmonica player, and drummer. Topic. Share. Handy Award Winner and the driving beat behind the Muddy Waters band, Chicago blues drummer extraordinaire Willie "Big Eyes" Smith is joined by some very special friends on his dynamic Electro-Fi debut "Bluesin' It."