William Smith

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1913 - 1928

Roles Represented in DAHR: guitar, vocalist, steel guitar

Notes: Together with brother Roosevelt Smith, listed as Smith Brothers. No connection to Billy Hillpot and Scrappy Lambert, who also recorded as "Smith Brothers."

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-47266 10-in. 11/1/1928 There's no one to care for me Roosevelt Smith ; William Smith Male vocal duet, with autoharp and guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-47273 10-in. 11/2/1928 My mother is waiting for me in heaven above Roosevelt Smith ; William Smith Male vocal duet, with autoharp and guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-47274 10-in. 11/2/1928 She has climbed the golden stair Roosevelt Smith ; William Smith Male vocal duet, with autoharp and guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor [Trial 1913-06-23-10] Not documented 6/23/1913 [Unknown title(s)] William Smith Male vocal solo vocalist  
Edison 4011 10-in. 7/26/1915 Aloha oe waltz medley Walter Kolomoku ; William Smith Guitar and steel guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Edison 4012 10-in. 7/26/1915 Kalima waltz Walter Kolomoku ; William Smith Guitar and steel guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Edison 4037 10-in. 7/30/1915 Waipio medley Walter Kolomoku ; William Smith Guitar and steel guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Edison 4038 10-in. 7/30/1915 Two Southern melodies Walter Kolomoku ; William Smith Steel guitar duet instrumentalist, steel guitar  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Smith, William," accessed October 23, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/209628.

Smith, William. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 23, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/209628.

"Smith, William." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 23 October 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/209628

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