The Band

The bass chores on Blue Fever are covered by long time collaborator Steve “The Kid” Howard. On drums one of Chicago’s most sought after musicians Kenny “Beady Eyes” Smith. Kenny is the son of late blues great Willie “Big Eyes” Smith who played drums for the legendary Muddy Waters Band and was also a harmonica player and vocalist on his own. The multi-talented Chicago drummer Larry Beers appears on 3 tracks and Hammond Organ sounds are contributed by Brother John Kattke who has toured and recorded with the likes of Buddy Guy, Koko Taylor and Otis Rush.