Cal Smith

Calvin Grant Shofner (April 7, 1932 – October 10, 2013), known professionally as Cal Smith, was an American country musician, most famous for his 1974 hits "Country Bumpkin" and "It's Time to Pay the Fiddler".

Birth and Death Data: Born April 7th, 1932 (Gans), Died October 10th, 2013 (Branson)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1924 - 1931

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor guitar, tenor banjo, composer, banjo

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 49 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-37220 10-in. 12/10/1926 Boodle-am Dixieland Jug Blowers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet instrumentalist, tenor banjo  
Victor BVE-37221 10-in. 12/10/1926 Florida blues Dixieland Jug Blowers Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, tenor banjo  
Victor BVE-37222 10-in. 12/10/1926 Don't give all the lard away Dixieland Jug Blowers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, tenor banjo  
Victor BVE-37223 10-in. 12/10/1926 Banjoreno Dixieland Jug Blowers Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, tenor banjo  
Victor BVE-37224 10-in. 12/10/1926 Skip, skat, doodle-do Dixieland Jug Blowers Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, tenor banjo  
Victor BVE-37225 10-in. 12/10/1926 Louisville stomp Dixieland Jug Blowers Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, tenor banjo  
Victor BVE-37226 10-in. 12/11/1926 House rent rag Dixieland Jug Blowers Jazz/dance band, with monologue instrumentalist, tenor banjo  
Victor BVE-37227 10-in. 12/11/1926 Memphis shake Dixieland Jug Blowers Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, tenor banjo  
Victor BVE-37228 10-in. 12/11/1926 Carpet Alley breakdown Dixieland Jug Blowers Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, tenor banjo, composer  
Victor BVE-37229 10-in. 12/11/1926 Hen party blues Dixieland Jug Blowers Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, tenor banjo  
Victor BVE-38635 10-in. 6/6/1927 National blues Dixieland Jug Blowers Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, tenor banjo  
Victor BVE-38636 10-in. 6/6/1927 Southern shout Dixieland Jug Blowers Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, tenor guitar  
Victor BVE-38637 10-in. 6/6/1927 Garden of joy Dixieland Jug Blowers Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, tenor guitar  
Victor BVE-38638 10-in. 6/6/1927 You'd better leave me alone, sweet papa Dixieland Jug Blowers Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, tenor banjo  
Victor BVE-38639 10-in. 6/7/1927 Only Mother cares for me Dixieland Jug Blowers Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, tenor guitar  
Victor BVE-38640 10-in. 6/7/1927 Love blues Dixieland Jug Blowers Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, tenor guitar  
Victor BVE-38641 10-in. 6/7/1927 I never did want you Dixieland Jug Blowers Jazz/dance band, with talk instrumentalist, tenor guitar  
Victor BVE-38642 10-in. 6/7/1927 If you can't make it easy, get a job and go to work Dixieland Jug Blowers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, tenor guitar  
Victor BVE-38645 10-in. 6/7/1927 When I stopped runnin' I was at home Dixieland Jug Blowers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, tenor banjo  
Victor BVE-38646 10-in. 6/7/1927 Blue guitar stomp Clifford Hayes ; Louisville Stompers Jazz/dance ensemble instrumentalist, tenor guitar, composer  
Victor BVE-42378 10-in. 5/31/1928 The tenor guitar fiend Clifford Hayes ; Louisville Stompers Jazz/dance ensemble instrumentalist, tenor guitar  
Victor BVE-42379 10-in. 5/31/1928 Old chords stomp Clifford Hayes ; Louisville Stompers Jazz/dance ensemble instrumentalist, tenor guitar  
Victor BVE-42380 10-in. 5/31/1928 Bye-bye blues Clifford Hayes ; Louisville Stompers Jazz/dance ensemble instrumentalist, tenor guitar  
Victor BVE-42381 10-in. 5/31/1928 Tipping thru Clifford Hayes ; Louisville Stompers Jazz/dance ensemble instrumentalist, tenor guitar  
Victor BVE-42382 10-in. 5/31/1928 Blue harmony Clifford Hayes ; Louisville Stompers Jazz/dance ensemble instrumentalist, tenor guitar  
(Results 1-25 of 49 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Smith, Cal," accessed October 18, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106928.

Smith, Cal. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 18, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106928.

"Smith, Cal." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 18 October 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106928

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