Johnny Smith

Johnny Henry Smith II (June 25, 1922 – June 11, 2013) was an American cool jazz and mainstream jazz guitarist. He wrote "Walk, Don't Run" in 1954. In 1984, Smith was inducted into the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 25th, 1922 (Birmingham), Died June 11th, 2013 (Colorado Springs)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1936 - 1937

Roles Represented in DAHR: saxophone

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-03903 10-in. 12/24/1936 Never should have told you Johnny Hamp Orchestra ; Johnny McAfee Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-03904 10-in. 12/24/1936 The goona goo Johnny Hamp Orchestra ; Jayne Whitney Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-03905 10-in. 12/24/1936 Smoke dreams Johnny Hamp Orchestra ; Johnny McAfee Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-03906 10-in. 12/24/1936 Who's that knockin' at my heart? Johnny Hamp Orchestra ; Jayne Whitney Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-03907 10-in. 12/24/1936 Trust in me Johnny Hamp Orchestra ; Johnny McAfee Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-03908 10-in. 12/24/1936 Mr. Ghost goes to town Johnny Hamp Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-04856 10-in. 2/16/1937 Moonlight on the prairie, Mary Johnny Hamp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-04857 10-in. 2/16/1937 Love is good for anything that ails you Millicent Hope ; Johnny Hamp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-04858 10-in. 2/16/1937 My little buckaroo Johnny Hamp Orchestra ; Johnny McAfee Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-04859 10-in. 2/16/1937 Was it rain? Jack Campbell ; Johnny Hamp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-04860 10-in. 2/16/1937 Tomorrow is another day Johnny Hamp Orchestra ; Johnny McAfee Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-04861 10-in. 2/16/1937 Blue Venetian waters Jack Campbell ; Johnny Hamp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Smith, Johnny," accessed August 1, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103075.

Smith, Johnny. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 1, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103075.

"Smith, Johnny." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 1 August 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103075

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