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William Smith

p, org, 1944-1997
Musician of R&B/Soul
A.k.a. William Daniel Smith

Keyboardist - songwriter - vocalist Born in Belleville, Virginia, US on August 30, 1944 Died on November 28, 1997 of heart attack. He started his professional carrer in Toronto. He fronted Motherlode (2) and from the 70's on he started playing as a session musician. He has collaborated with Eric Mercury, Mark Tanner, Ricky Lee Jones and Mike Finnigan, among others. He released two solo albums in the late 70's.

        
Instruments
  • Piano
  • Organ
  • Vocals
  • Harpsichord
  • Clavinet
Genres
  • R&B/Soul
  • Rock
  • Blues
  • Jazz
Popular Tracks   
Bagatelle in A Minor, WoO 59 "Für Elise" (Arr. W. Smith for Orchestra) on Beethoven: Greatest Hits by Ludwig van Beethoven & Eugene Ormandy
Zigeunerweisen Op.20 on Zino Francescatti plays Lalo & Vieuxtemps by Zino Francescatti, Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy, William Smith, New York Philharmonic & Dimitri Mitropoulos
Lazarus on Virginia Traditions: Virginia Work Songs by Various Artists
Havanaise, Op.83 on Zino Francescatti plays Lalo & Vieuxtemps by Zino Francescatti, Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy, William Smith, New York Philharmonic & Dimitri Mitropoulos
Dream of a Lifetime - 1993 Remastered on Themes From The Godfather, Romeo & Juliet, Jaws, Earthquake, Love Story, Summer of '42 by Henry Mancini
The Nutcracker: Act II - Divertissement: Variation II: Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy on Miti: Le Romantiche Melodie Del Balletto by Various Artists
Sinner You'll Need King Jesus - Remastered on American Primitive, the Complete Recordings by Various Artists
Summer Breeze on Living Will by William Smith
Every Mail Day on Virginia Traditions: Virginia Work Songs by Various Artists
Everybody Help the Boys Come Home - Remastered on American Primitive, the Complete Recordings by Various Artists

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Band Members
Discography
Title Artist Year Type
SmittyWilliam Smith1978Album
Sweetie PieWilliam Smith1978Single
A Good Feelin'William Smith1976Album
We All Wanna BoogieWilliam Smith1976Single
Love Love Love = ラヴ・ラヴ・ラヴ / マッハ'78のメインテーマWilliam SmithSingle
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