6. Sept. 2023 · Smiley Lewis (eigentlich Overton Amos Lemons; * 5. Juli 1913 in DeQuincy, Louisiana; † 7. Oktober 1966 in New Orleans) war ein US-amerikanischer Blues- und R&B-Sänger, dessen bekannteste Hits I Hear You Knocking und One Night von anderen Interpreten erfolgreich gecovert wurden.
Vor 4 Tagen · Smiley Lewis. Overton Amos Lemons (July 5, 1913 – October 7, 1966),  known as Smiley Lewis, was an American New Orleans rhythm and blues singer and guitarist. The music journalist Tony Russell wrote that "Lewis was the unluckiest man in New Orleans.
He died in the autumn of 1966, all but forgotten outside his New Orleans home base. The ensuing decades have rectified that miscarriage of justice, however. Smiley Lewis' place as one of the greatest New Orleans R&B artists of the '50s is certainly assured.
Vor 3 Tagen · American rhythm and blues singer and (early in his career) guitarist, born July 5, 1913 in DeQuincy, Louisiana, USA, died October 7, 1966 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA (cancer). His first recordings were for DeLuxe in 1947, but he then moved to Imperial for which company he recorded 1950-1961, usually backed by Dave Bartholomew 's band.
Smiley Lewis Biography. Overton Amos Lemons, 5 July 1913, DeQuincy, Louisiana, USA, d. 7 October 1966, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. While failing to gain the commercial plaudits his work deserved, this New Orleans-based artist was responsible for some of that city’s finest music. He made his recording debut, as Smiling Lewis, in 1947, but his ...
18. Sept. 2023 · The Big Easy Boys: Medley of songs by Huey "Piano" Smith & Smiley Lewis as seen on STEPPIN' OUT WYES 7.14K subscribers Subscribe 1 view 2 minutes ago
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