WorldCat Identities

Smith, Willie 1936-2011

Overview
Works: 120 works in 285 publications in 2 languages and 2,097 library holdings
Genres: Blues (Music)  Live sound recordings  Blues-rock music  Documentary films  Biographical films  Nonfiction films  Biographies  Interviews  Filmed performances  Rhythm and blues music 
Roles: Instrumentalist, Performer, Singer, Author, p4f, Actor, Composer
Classifications: M1630.18.M83, 781.643
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Willie Smith
 
Most widely held works by Willie Smith
Hard again by Muddy Waters( Recording )

22 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joined at the hip by Pinetop Perkins( Recording )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Breakin' it up, breakin' it down by Muddy Waters( Recording )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cette première collaboration entre le guitariste-chanteur et Johnny Winter, star montante du blues des années 70, redonne au blues urbain une nouvelle impulsion et permet à Waters de gagner les faveurs de toute une nouvelle génération d'amateurs de blues et de rock
Live! in Chicago by Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band( )

7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kenny Wayne Shepherd takes to the stage of Chicago's House of Blues with a band featuring several generations of blues musicians for an unforgettable live performance
Way back by Willie Smith( )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Muddy Waters, Paris, 1972 by Muddy Waters( )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born in the Delta by Pinetop Perkins( Recording )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The multimedia portion includes video clips and an interview, a biograpny, a photo gallery, and a Telarc Blues catalog
Muddy Waters sings Big Bill Broonzy ; Folk singer by Muddy Waters( Recording )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sidemen : long road to glory( Visual )

3 editions published between 2017 and 2020 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrated by Marc Maron and directed by Scott Rosenbaum, this documentary is an intimate look at the incredible lives and legacies of piano player Pinetop Perkins, drummer Willie 'Big Eyes' Smith and guitarist Hubert Sumlin, all Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf sidemen. The film captures some of the last interviews and their final live performances together, before their deaths in 2011, and also celebrates their lives via accounts from the next generation of musicians who were inspired by the trio. The historic live shows are accompanied by performances and personal insights from many of the blues and rock stars these legendary sidemen inspired including; Bonnie Raitt, Gregg Allman, Derek Trucks, Shemekia Copeland, Robby Krieger, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Joe Perry, Joe Bonamassa, Guy Davis, Walter Trout, Eric Gales, Warren Haynes, Bobby Rush, Elvin Bishop and Johnny Winter
King bee by Muddy Waters( Recording )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blind Pig Records : 30th anniversary collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lost tapes by Muddy Waters( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enhanced CD includes video interview with Muddy Waters by Bob Totten and video performance of Long distance call
Living Chicago blues( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bag full of blues by Willie Smith( Recording )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eye to eye by Ronnie Earl( Recording )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living Chicago blues by Carey Bell's Blues Harp Band( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heart of Chicago by Mark Hummel( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Muddy Waters 1971 by Muddy Waters( Visual )

in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Videorecording of Muddy Waters in concert in 1971 and 1960
Live (at Mr. Kelly's) by Muddy Waters( Recording )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the '60s, Mr. Kelly's was one of the Windy City's premier showrooms. By the time Muddy cut his Mr. Kelly's session there, he was already a renowned national blues star and was the headliner for the club. This live set catches his blues style of the sixties and early seventies
Sunny road by Arthur Crudup( Recording )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Big Eyes

Smith, Big Eyes 1936-2011

Smith, Little Willie

Smith Little Willie 1936-2011

Smith, Willie

Smith, Willie "Big Eyes"

Smith Willie "Big Eyes" 1936-2011

Smith, Willie Lee

Smith, Willy Big Eyes 1936-2011

Willie "Big Eyes" Smith

Willie "Big Eyes" Smith

Willie "Big Eyes" Smith músic estatunidenc

Willie "Big Eyes" Smith músico estadunidense de blues

Willie "Big Eyes" Smith músico y cantante de blues estadounidense

Willie "Big Eyes" Smith musiko merikano

Willie „Big Eyes“ Smith US-amerikanischer Blues-Musiker

Willie Smith Amerikaans muzikant (1936-2011)

Willie Smith musicien américain

Willie Smith musicista statunitense

Willie Smith US-amerikanischer Blues-Musiker

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English (71)

German (5)