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Fred Smith

Real Name:Frederick Dewey Smith
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b: September 13, 1949 in Harts Creek, West Virginia, U.S.
d: November 4, 1994 in Detroit, Michigan, U.S., from heart failure

Fred "Sonic" Smith was an American guitarist, best known as a member of the band MC5. Later, he founded Sonic's Rendezvous Band, which released one single, "City Slang", during Smith's lifetime. In 1980 he married singer Patti Smith. The two co-wrote Patti's 1988 album "Dream of Life". Smith was named as one of top 100 guitarists of all time (#93) by Rolling Stone, 2003. Inducted into West Virginia Music Hall of Fame, 2018.

For the saxophonist, see Fred Smith (2).
For the songwriter and producer (1933-2005), see Fred Smith (3).
For the hardcore guitarist, see Fred Smith (4).
For the drummer, see Fred Smith (5).
for the Television bassist, see Fred Smith (7).

Sites:Wikipedia , wvmusichalloffame.com
In Groups:MC5, Sonic's Rendezvous Band
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