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Floyd Smith

Floyd George Smith (January 25, 1917 – March 29, 1982), sometimes credited as Floyd "Guitar" Smith, was an American jazz guitarist and record producer.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 25th, 1917 (St. Louis), Died March 29th, 1982 (Indianapolis)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1939 - 1952

Roles Represented in DAHR: guitar, electric guitar, vocalist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 72 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 65188 10-in. 3/16/1939 You set me on fire Andy Kirk and his Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, guitar, electric guitar  
Decca 65189 10-in. 3/16/1939 I'll never learn Andy Kirk and his Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, guitar, electric guitar  
Decca 65190 10-in. 3/16/1939 Close to five Andy Kirk and his Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, guitar, electric guitar  
Decca 65191 10-in. 3/16/1939 Floyd's guitar blues-1 Andy Kirk and his Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, guitar, electric guitar  
Decca 65249 10-in. 3/23/1939 (I wanna go where you go) Then I'll be happy Andy Kirk and his Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, guitar, electric guitar  
Decca 65250 10-in. 3/23/1939 S'posin' Andy Kirk and his Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, guitar, electric guitar  
Decca 65251 10-in. 3/23/1939 I'll never fail you Andy Kirk and his Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, guitar, electric guitar  
Decca 65252 10-in. 3/23/1939 Why don't I get wise to myself Andy Kirk and his Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, guitar, electric guitar  
Decca 66877 10-in. 11/15/1939 I'm getting nowhere with you Andy Kirk and his Twelve Clouds of Joy ; Andy Kirk instrumentalist, guitar, electric guitar  
Decca 66878 10-in. 11/15/1939 I don't stand a ghost of a chance with you Andy Kirk and his Twelve Clouds of Joy ; Andy Kirk instrumentalist, guitar, electric guitar  
Decca 66879 10-in. 11/15/1939 Please don't talk about me when I'm gone Andy Kirk and his Twelve Clouds of Joy ; Andy Kirk instrumentalist, guitar, electric guitar  
Decca 66880 10-in. 11/15/1939 Big Jim blues-1 Andy Kirk and his Twelve Clouds of Joy ; Andy Kirk instrumentalist, guitar, electric guitar  
Decca 67010 10-in. 1/2/1940 Wham (Wham-re-bop-boom-bam) Andy Kirk and his Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, guitar, electric guitar  
Decca 67011 10-in. 1/2/1940 Love is the thing Andy Kirk and his Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, guitar, electric guitar  
Decca 67012 10-in. 1/2/1940 Why go on pretending ? Andy Kirk and his Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, guitar, electric guitar  
Decca 67013 10-in. 1/2/1940 It always will be you Andy Kirk and his Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, guitar, electric guitar  
Decca 67893 10-in. 6/25/1940 Fine and mellow Andy Kirk and his Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, guitar, electric guitar  
Decca 67894 10-in. 6/25/1940 Scratching in the gravel Andy Kirk and his Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, guitar, electric guitar  
Decca 67895 10-in. 6/25/1940 Fifteen minute intermission Andy Kirk and his Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, guitar, electric guitar  
Decca 67896 10-in. 6/25/1940 Take those blues away Andy Kirk and his Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, guitar, electric guitar  
Decca 67917 10-in. 7/8/1940 Now I lay me down to dream Andy Kirk and his Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, guitar, electric guitar  
Decca 67918 10-in. 7/8/1940 There is no greater love Andy Kirk and his Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, guitar, electric guitar  
Decca 67919 10-in. 7/8/1940 Midnight stroll Andy Kirk and his Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, guitar, electric guitar  
Decca 67920 10-in. 7/8/1940 Little Miss Andy Kirk and his Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, guitar, electric guitar  
Decca 68317 10-in. 11/7/1940 The Count Andy Kirk and his Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, guitar, electric guitar  
(Results 1-25 of 72 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Smith, Floyd," accessed October 28, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/209575.

Smith, Floyd. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 28, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/209575.

"Smith, Floyd." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 28 October 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/209575

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