Walter Smith (1885 – after 1915) was an English professional footballer who scored 30 goals in 100 appearances in the Football League playing for Bury and Birmingham. He played as an inside forward.
Smith was born in Bootle, Lancashire. After an unsuccessful trial with Liverpool in 1907, he played for Southend United and Chester before joining Bury in December 1911. Though his first season ended in relegation from the First Division, Smith stayed another two years, and over his career at Bury he scored at a rate better than one goal every three games. He joined fellow Second Division club Birmingham towards the end of the 1913–14 season. The club were looking for a creative player to supply chances for Andy Smith and Jack Hall, but Smith lost out in this role to England international Jimmy Windridge, whose second spell with Birmingham coincided with Smith's arrival. He went on to play for Altrincham during the First World War.
Birth and Death Data: Born January 1st, 1885 (Bootle), Died March 31st, 1968
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1917 - 1940
Roles Represented in DAHR: trumpet, composer, songwriter, lyricist
Recordings (Results 1-25 of 68 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-21465||10-in.||11/19/1917||While the incense is burning||Earl Fuller's Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||B-21882||10-in.||6/3/1918||Rose room||Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||BVE-36581||10-in.||11/3/1926||Don't sing 'Aloha' when I go||Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BVE-36652||10-in.||10/21/1926||Don't sing 'Aloha' when I go||Four Aristocrats||Male vocal quartet, with instrumental quartet||songwriter|
|Victor||BVE-56576||10-in.||11/23/1929||Redeeming star||Grisham's Quartet||Mixed vocal quartet, with piano||composer, lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-89110||10-in.||4/6/1935||Maori moon||Sam Alama Hawaiians||Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian)||composer|
|Victor||BS-017411||10-in.||11/24/1937||Autopsy on Schubert||Rhythmasters ; Larry Wagner||Jazz/dance band||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Victor||BS-018104||10-in.||1/5/1938||Dr. Rhythm||Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Victor||BS-018105||10-in.||1/5/1938||Always and always||Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Victor||BS-018106||10-in.||1/5/1938||I was doing all right||Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Victor||BS-018107||10-in.||1/5/1938||Love is here to stay||Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Victor||BS-018108||10-in.||1/5/1938||Wolverine blues||Larry Clinton Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Victor||BS-022668||10-in.||4/28/1938||Cathedral in the pines||Dick Todd||Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Victor||BS-022669||10-in.||4/28/1938||As long as we're together||Dick Todd||Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Victor||BS-022670||10-in.||4/28/1938||The girl in the bonnet of blue||Dick Todd||Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Victor||BS-022671||10-in.||4/28/1938||Ride, tenderfoot, ride||Dick Todd||Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Victor||BS-023527||10-in.||6/3/1938||Will you remember tonight tomorrow?||Jack Chesleigh ; Larry Clinton Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Victor||BS-024046||10-in.||7/16/1938||The victory march||Larry Clinton Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Victor||BS-026685||10-in.||9/1/1938||Zig zag||Larry Clinton Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Victor||BS-026686||10-in.||9/1/1938||Summer souvenirs||Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Victor||BS-026687||10-in.||9/1/1938||Shadrach||Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Ford Leary||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Victor||BS-026688||10-in.||9/1/1938||Dodging the dean||Larry Clinton Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Victor||BS-026689||10-in.||9/1/1938||Old folks||Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Victor||BS-026690||10-in.||9/1/1938||Heart and soul||Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Victor||BS-031895||10-in.||2/8/1939||I get along without you very well (Except sometimes)||Three Reasons ; Dick Todd||Male vocal solo, with female vocal trio and jazz/dance band||instrumentalist, trumpet|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Smith, Walter," accessed November 28, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108292.
Smith, Walter. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 28, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108292.
"Smith, Walter." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 28 November 2020.
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