Birth and Death Data: Born August 6, 1877, Died July 18, 1930

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1912 - 1924

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter, vocalist, lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-20309 10-in. 6/29/1917 Sorter miss you Charles Harrison Male vocal solo, with violin obbligato and orchestra lyricist, composer  
Victor B-21770 10-in. 4/16/1918 Sorter miss you Frances Alda Soprano vocal solo, with harp and orchestra composer  
Victor B-29421 10-in. 1/28/1924 Maid of the West Lambert Murphy Male vocal solo, with violin and orchestra composer  
Victor B-30503 10-in. 7/15/1924 Drifting to you Marcia Freer ; Lewis James Female-male vocal duet, with mandolin and orchestra composer  
Victor [Trial 1912-12-23-01] Not documented 12/23/1912 [Unknown title(s)] Clay Smith Male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor [Trial 1920-05-24-02] Not documented 5/24/1920 Give me the isle of Cuba (where it's wet, you bet) Ralph Bingham Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 47462 10-in. 4/5/1917 Sorter miss you Vernon Stiles Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist, composer  
Columbia 78571 10-in. 7/15/1919 Sorter miss you Oscar Seagle Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist, composer  
Columbia 6870 12-in. approximately July 1916 Oh, those naughty eyes! Albert W. Ketelbey ; Clay Smith ; Lee White Vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist  
Columbia 6871 12-in. approximately July 1916 And they called it Dixieland Albert W. Ketelbey ; Clay Smith ; Lee White Vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist  
Columbia 6873 12-in. approximately July 1916 Jingle Johnnie Albert W. Ketelbey ; Clay Smith ; Vaudeville Theatre Orchestra Female vocal solo, with orchestra and chorus vocalist  
Columbia 75893 12-in. approximately 1917 Cheep, selection, part 1 Albert W. Ketelbey ; Vaudeville Theatre Orchestra Orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 75894 12-in. approximately 1917 Cheep, selection, part 2 Albert W. Ketelbey ; Vaudeville Theatre Orchestra Orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 75923 12-in. approximately May 1917 Shoot the rabbit Albert W. Ketelbey ; Beatrice Lillie ; Vaudeville Theatre Orchestra Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 75939 12-in. approximately 1917 I shall see you tonight Albert W. Ketelbey ; May Morris Female vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 75940 12-in. approximately 1917 Somebody's coming to tea Albert W. Ketelbey ; May Morris Female vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 75941 12-in. approximately 1917 Cheep, vocal gems, part 1 Columbia Revue Company ; Albert W. Ketelbey Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 75942 12-in. approximately 1917 Cheep, vocal gems, part 1 Columbia Revue Company ; Albert W. Ketelbey Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra songwriter  
OKeh S-72431 10-in. Apr. 1924 Maid of the West Bernard Ferguson ; Justin Ring Trio Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio composer  
Brunswick 12105-12107 10-in. 12/13/1923 Maid of the West Allen McQuhae Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick 13318-13320 10-in. 6/13/1924 Drifting to you James J. Sheridan Male vocal solo, with male vocal trio and orchestra composer  
Edison 6242 10-in. between 6/20/1918 and 6/21/1918 Sorter miss you Marie Morrisey Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Edison 9265 10-in. 11/26/1923 Maid of the West Walter Scanlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Smith, Clay," accessed January 16, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112603.

Smith, Clay. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 16, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112603.

"Smith, Clay." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 16 January 2022.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112603

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