Billy & Terry Smith

Profile:
US country/bluegrass duo composed of the brothers Billy Smith (11) and Terry Smith (8). Billy grew up in Caswell County, North Carolina, picking and singing with his brother Terry, father Pat, and mother, Hazel Smith, noted country music radio and television personality. Carlton Haney invited them to play the historic first bluegrass festival in Fincastle, Virginia as the Smith Family, in 1965.They also toured with Arthur Smith And His Cracker-Jacks. Billy and Terry later moved to Nashville, Tennessee as teenagers in the 1970s. Having separate careers there, with work, hanging around famous musicians, learning from and playing with many of them. Eventually, there would also come a time to record together as a duo..

The Smith duo recorded a 1990 album for CBS that generated an early #1 video on CMT, following it with 1992’s GRASS SECTION disc (made with friends and colleagues like Ronnie McCoury and Glen Duncan) and a 1996 Bill Monroe Tribute that included some of the Father of Bluegrass’s last recorded appearances. In 1999, the Smith brothers issued VOICES OF THE MOUNTAIN, with original songs that found a place in the repertoire of bluegrass favorites like The Del McCoury Band and The Lonesome River Band.
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Billy & Terry Smith Discography Tracks

Albums

3452-2 Billy & Terry Smith - Long Live The Dead • A Tribute To The Grateful Dead album art Billy & Terry Smith Long Live The Dead • A Tribute To The Grateful Dead(CD, Album) K-TEL 3452-2 USA & Canada 1996 Sell This Version
RC-115 Billy & Terry Smith - Voices Of The Mountain album art Billy And Terry Smith* Voices Of The Mountain(CD, Album) Red Clay Records RC-115 US Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

34-73497 Billy & Terry Smith - Blues Stay Away From Me album art Billy & Terry Smith Blues Stay Away From Me(7", Promo) Epic 34-73497 US 1990 Sell This Version
Billy & Terry Smith - Ease My Troubled Mind album art Billy & Terry Smith Ease My Troubled Mind (Single) Epic US 1991 Sell This Version