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Smith, Bill

Photo (L to R): Joey Colbert (drums), Joe Donnell (sax), Edward ("Eddie Wayne" or "Wayne") Hill (lead guitar), Tommy Brown (vocals), David A. ("Dave") Martin (bass guitar), and Leonard Walters (rhythm guitar). Not pictured: Donny LaGrone (organ/keyboards).

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Source: LaDonya Collins

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Original Releases

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Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1960/June 6
Bb pop rev.
Le Bill (Texas)  303  [45] No rating Tough – (instr.)
Bill Smith Combo
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LB-5902 Bullet Canadian CD 4532 (#24)
    No rating Anastasia – (instr.)
Bill Smith Combo
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LB-5904  
1960/June 6
Bb pop rev.
Le Bill (Texas)  303  [45] No rating Tough – (instr.)
Bill Smith Combo
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(from 45)
15073  
    No rating Anastasia – (instr.)
Bill Smith Combo
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15072  
1960/Nov. 7
Bb pop rev.
Le Bill (Texas)  306  [45] Pertinent Ptomaine – (instr.)
Bill Smith Combo
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LB-5213  
    Non-pertinent Snookie – (instr.)
Jeanette With Bill Smith Combo
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S-012 Bullet Canadian CD 2304 (#24)
Bullet Canadian CD 2312 (#24)
1961/Feb.
(Bb est.)
Chess (Ill.)  1780  [45] No rating Raunchy
Bill Smith Combo
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U-10620  
    No rating Loco
Bill Smith Combo
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U-10615  
1964/Jan.
(CHUM est.)
Sparton (Ont.)  1230  [45] No rating Snookie – (instr.)
Jeanette With Bill Smith Combo
   
    No rating Desert Rain – (instr.)
Jeanette With Bill Smith Combo
  Bullet Canadian CD 2304 (#4)
Bullet Canadian CD 2312 (#8)
1963/Nov.
(Bb est.)
Roulette (N.Y.)  4517  [45] No rating Tough – (instr.)
Bill Smith Combo
15073  
    No rating Anastasia – (instr.)
Bill Smith Combo
15072  
 
 
Roxy (loc?) WB-2299/300 [45]
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No rating Bill's Theme – (instr.)
Bill Smith
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  Bullet Collector CD 4436 (#18)
    No rating Beyond The Sunset
Bill Smith
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Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1997Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 4436CDHot Rockin' Instrumentals, Vol. 2
2005Canadian (Canada) CAN- 2304CDRare Instrumentals, Vol. 4
year?Canadian CAN- 2312CDRare Instrumentals, Vol. 12
Canadian RI- 4532CDRare Instrumentals, Vol. 32


Acknowledgments:  Scott Cheesebrew, LaDonya Collins, Udo Frank, Gerd Miller, Michel Proost, R&B Indies, Gene Summers


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