Frankie Smith

Frankie Smith

Real Name:
Franklyn Leon Smith
Profile:
Soul funk singer - songwriter - producer

Born in 1953, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
He started writing songs for The O'Jays and Spinners.
His classic "Double Dutch Bus" popularized his nonsensical form of slang that influenced later rappers like Snoop Dogg and E-40.
He recorded one album and several singles up until mid-80's.
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Frankie Smith Discography

Albums

FWT-37391 Frankie Smith Children Of Tomorrow (Album) WMOT Records, WMOT Records FWT-37391 US 1981 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

449287 Frankie Smith Double Dutch Bus (Single, Maxi) WMOT Records 449287 Colombia 1980 Sell This Version
AS 1315 Frankie Smith Teeny-Bopper Lady Metronome AS 1315 US 1981 Sell This Version
WS9 02418 Frankie Smith The Auction (Single) WMOT Records WS9 02418 US 1981 Sell This Version
P.B.I. 5 Frankie Smith Hand Bone/The Auction(12") P.B.I. Records P.B.I. 5 Canada 1981 Sell This Version
FR-12004 Frankie Smith Double Dutch II Frills Records FR-12004 US 1982 Sell This Version
FR-10001 Frankie Smith Yo-Yo Champ (From Mississippi) (Single, Maxi) Frills Records FR-10001 US 1982 Sell This Version
0-96709 Frankie Smith / Donna Allen Frankie Smith / Donna Allen - Double Dutch Bus / Serious(12") Atlantic 0-96709 US 1986 Sell This Version
SPEC-1348 Fat Larry's Band / Frankie Smith / Brandi Wells Fat Larry's Band / Frankie Smith / Brandi Wells - Act Like You Know / Double Dutch Bus / Watch Out Unidisc SPEC-1348 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
HCL 2236 Frankie Smith / David Simmons (2) Frankie Smith / David Simmons (2) - Double Dutch Bus / Will They Miss Me Hot Classics, WMOT Records HCL 2236 US 1993 Sell This Version
SP5-1348 Frankie Smith / Brandi Wells Frankie Smith / Brandi Wells - Double Dutch Bus / Watch Out(CD, Single) Unidisc SP5-1348 Canada 1993 Sell This Version
SSRV1113 Frankie Smith The New Double Dutch Bus(12") Sound Spa Records SSRV1113 US 1993 Sell This Version
SPEC-1728 Gino Soccio / Frankie Smith Gino Soccio / Frankie Smith - Double Dutch Bus (Bootleg Mix) / Dancer (Bootleg Mix) Unidisc SPEC-1728 Canada 1997 Sell This Version
SPEC-1220 Frankie Smith / Weeks And Co.* / J.R. Funk / Suzy Q Frankie Smith / Weeks And Co.* / J.R. Funk / Suzy Q - Double Dutch Bus / Rock Your World / Feel Good Party Time / Get On Up & Do It Again Unidisc SPEC-1220 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
COL 3842 Frankie Smith / Fat Larry's Band Frankie Smith / Fat Larry's Band - Double Dutch Bus / Zoom(7") Collectables COL 3842 US Unknown Sell This Version

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