CARRIE SMITH

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Carrie Louise Smith (August 25, 1925 – May 20, 2012)was an American blues and jazz singer. She was not well known in the United States but had a cult following in Europe. Smith was born in Fort Gaines, Georgia. She was a member of a church choir that performed at the 1957 Newport Jazz Festival. She first won notice singing with Big Tiny Little in the early 1970s, but became internationally known in 1974 when she played Bessie Smith (to whom she is of no relation) in Dick Hyman's Satchmo Remembered at Carnegie Hall.Smith then launched a solo career, performing with the New York Jazz Repertory Orchestra, Tyree Glenn (1973), Yank Lawson (1987), and the World's Greatest Jazz Band in addition to numerous solo albums. She starred in the Broadway musical Black and Blue from 1989 to 1991.The liner notes to the CD reissue of Only You Can Do It feature read more...
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CARRIE SMITH Do Your Duty album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Do Your Duty
Vocal Jazz 1976
CARRIE SMITH Fine and Mellow album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Fine and Mellow
Vocal Jazz 1976
CARRIE SMITH When You're Down And Out album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
When You're Down And Out
Blues 1977
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Carrie Smith
Vocal Jazz 1979
CARRIE SMITH Gospel Time album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gospel Time
RnB 1982
CARRIE SMITH Only You Can Do It album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Only You Can Do It
Vocal Jazz 1983
CARRIE SMITH Every Now and Then album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Every Now and Then
RnB 1993
CARRIE SMITH I've Got a Right to Sing the Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
I've Got a Right to Sing the Blues
Vocal Jazz 2002

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CARRIE SMITH Confessin' the Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Confessin' the Blues
Blues 1993
CARRIE SMITH The Gospel Time: The Definitive Black & Blue Sessions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Gospel Time: The Definitive Black & Blue Sessions
RnB 2002

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