Phil Manicki mixes rock & roll and blues with Paul Natkin and Kenny ‘Beedy Eyes’ Smith

Pinch Hitters

Muddy Waters and his band in a 1971 performance at Mister Kelly’s nightclub, 1028 N. Rush St. (Val Mazzenga/Chicago Tribune)

Photographer Paul Natkin, and blues drummer Kenny “Beedy Eyes” Smith call in to discuss the Rolling Stones, blues in Chicago, Muddy Waters, and how he got the nickname “Beedy Eyes.”

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