Celebrating Master Drummer, Singer & Actor Willie “The Touch” Hayes

Born August 20, 1950 in Clarksdale, Arkansas. Happy birthday, Willie…!!!

*Grammy Award winner. *Inducted into the Chicago Blues Hall of Fame. *Actor in movies such as Thief, Hardball, Ali, Road to Perdition, The Express. *Worked with Tom Hanks, Will Smith, James Caan, Dennis Quaid.

*Chosen drummer for: Son Seals, Junior Wells, Magic Sam, Chainsaw Dupont, Luther Allison, Carey Bell, Johnny Dollar, Mighty Joe Young, Buddy Guy, B.B. King, Albert Bashor, Otis Clay, Muddy Waters, Willie Dixon, Koko Taylor, Luther Allison, The Temptations, Lurrie Bell, Big Twist, the Mellow Fellows, and more.

Delmark family: Willie “The Touch” Hayes, Julia A. Miller
& Elbio Barilari

WATCH: Willie Hayes induction to the Blues Hall of Fame
Willie Hayes with Jimmy Johnson & Dave Specter: Tribute to Magic Sam
Blues Station in Tournon d’Agenais (South West France), Sunday, December 6, 2015.
Chris James : vocals, guitar
Patrick Rynn : bass
Willie ” The Touch ” Hayes : drums
Ken Saydak : vocals, keyboard
Aki Kumar : chant, harmonica
Chick Rodgers : vocals
Willie Hayes Band
Willie Hayes Band

Willie “The Touch” Hayes for the record, complete album list: https://www.discogs.com/artist/1249010-Willie-Hayes



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