Leroy Smeck (6 February 1900 – 5 April 1994) was an American musician. His skill on the banjo, guitar, and ukulele earned him the nickname "The Wizard of the Strings".
Birth and Death Data: Born February 6th, 1900 (Reading), Died April 4th, 1994 (New York City)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1923 - 1953
Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, guitar, steel guitar, banjo, octo-chorda, composer, jew's harp, harmonica, ukulele, performer
Notes: Sometimes billed as the "Wizard of the Strings."
Recordings (Results 226-235 of 235 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Decca||80950||4/30/1951||Blue Hawaii||The Ames Brothers||leader|
|Decca||80951||4/30/1951||Sing me a song of the islands||The Ames Brothers||leader|
|Decca||80960||5/2/1951||My little grass shack in Kealakekua, Hawaii||The Ames Brothers||leader|
|Decca||80961||5/2/1951||Hawaiian war chant||The Ames Brothers||leader|
|Decca||80962||5/2/1951||Song of the islands||The Ames Brothers||leader|
|Decca||80963||5/2/1951||To you sweetheart Aloha||The Ames Brothers||leader|
|Decca||80964||5/2/1951||The moon of Manakoora||The Ames Brothers||leader|
|Decca||83880||1/30/1953||Memory Lane||Roy Smeck||performer|
|Vocalion||[Vo cat 5133-a]||10-in.||approximately Oct. 1923||Dear old pal of mine||Sam Moore ; Roy Smeck||Guitar and handsaw||instrumentalist, guitar|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Smeck, Roy," accessed November 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104764.
Smeck, Roy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104764.
"Smeck, Roy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 November 2021.
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