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RAY SMITH (country singer)

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BIOGRAPHICAL DETAILS

Known For: American country music

Origin: California

Date Born: June 25, 1918

Glendale, California
Date Died:  December 4, 1979

Glendale, California

CONTACT DETAILS
Web Site:  Ray Smith at Hillbilly-music.com

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BIOGRAPHICAL PROFILE

Ray Smith (June 25, 1918 – December 4, 1979) was an American country music artist.

Born in Glendale, California, Smith began playing guitar at age eight. He joined a traveling rodeo show as a musician, and then took a job performing for radio station WMCA in New York City. He performed locally with a trio in New York, and also worked in Boston on WCOP’s Hayloft Jamboree.

While in New York he was offered a contract recording with Columbia Records, and went on to record for London, and Coral as well. He also appeared on Dumont Television.

He died in 1979 at age 61.

LINKS:Ray Smith at Hillbilly-music.com