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Somethin' Smith

Somethin' Smith
Aliases
Somethin' Smith & The Redheads
Somethin' Smith & The Skylarks
Real name
Robert Robertson
Country
United States
Comments
Red Robinson, better known as Somethin' Smith was a singer and musician (banjo, guitar) from Florida. He performed with fellow redheads Saul Striks [piano] and Major Short [bass] as Somethin' Smith and The Redheads.

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Covers by Somethin' Smith

Title Performer Release date Originally by
May 1955 Chick Bullock & His Levee Loungers
1958 Katherine Perry
1958 Johnny Mercer, Jo Stafford, The Pied Pipers and Paul Weston and His Orchestra
May 1955 Puritan Novelty Orchestra
1958 Walter Woolf King
1958 The Benson Orchestra of Chicago
1955 Sam Lanin and His Orchestra
February 1, 1954 The Crows
Give Me the Simple Life Somethin' Smith & The Redheads 1957 Unverified
August 13, 1956 Jacques Renard & His Orchestra
July 7, 1958 Harlan Leonard and His Rockets
1958 The Piccadilly Players
1958 Jay C. Flippen
April 23, 1956 Ted Lewis and His Band
February 1955 Freddy Ellis and His Orchestra
1958 Bing Crosby with Bob Haggart and His Orchestra
February 1, 1954 4 Deep Tones
1957 Furman and Nash
February 1955 Ted Weems and His Orchestra
1958 Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
My Melancholy Baby Somethin' Smith & The Redheads 1956 Unverified
1958 (unknown)
1955 Ben Bernie and His Hotel Roosevelt Orchestra
1955 Mills Brothers

Releases

Albums

Title Performer Release date Label
Ain't It Somethin'? Somethin' Smith and The Redheads 1955 Epic
Come to Broadway Somethin' Smith and The Redheads 1957 Epic
Crazy People Somethin' Smith and The Redheads 1958 Epic
Somethin' Smith & The Redheads Somethin' Smith & The Redheads 1955 Epic

Singles

Title Performer Release date Label
Gee Somethin' Smith & The Skylarks February 1, 1954 Epic
Heartaches Somethin' Smith & The Redheads August 13, 1956 Epic
I Don't Want to Set the World on Fire Somethin' Smith & The Redheads July 7, 1958 Epic
In a Shanty in Old Shanty Town Somethin' Smith & The Redheads April 23, 1956 Epic
My Baby Just Cares for Me Somethin' Smith & The Redheads February 1955 Epic
The Ace in the Hole Somethin' Smith & The Redheads May 1955 Epic