William And Versey Smith

Profile:
A husband and wife duo. They’re thought to have come either from Texas or the Carolinas.

They recorded four songs for Paramount in 1927:

"I Believe I'll Go Back Home"
"When That Great Ship Went Down"
"Everybody Help The Boys Come Home"
"Sinner, You'll Need King Jesus"
Members:
Variations:

Albums

TSCD 22798 William And Versey Smith - Titanic Songs album art Various When That Great Ship Went Down Various - Titanic Songs(CD) Unsinkable Music TSCD 22798 Canada 1998 Sell This Version

Compilations

William And Versey Smith - Anthology Of American Folk Music Volume One: Ballads album art Harry Smith When That Great Ship Went Down Harry Smith - Anthology Of American Folk Music Volume One: Ballads (Comp) Folkways Records US 1952 Sell This Version
William And Versey Smith - In The Spirit No. 2 album art Various Sinners You'll Need King Jesus (as William & Versey Smith) Various - In The Spirit No. 2 (Comp) Origin Jazz Library US 1966 Sell This Version
William And Versey Smith - Memphis Blues Vol. 1 1927-1934 album art Various Everybody Help The Boys Come Home (as William & Versey Smith) Various - Memphis Blues Vol. 1 1927-1934 (Comp) Roots (2) Austria 1969 Sell This Version
RL-334 William And Versey Smith - Country Blues Obscurities Vol. 1 album art Various When That Great Ship Went Down Various - Country Blues Obscurities Vol. 1(LP, Comp, Mono, Ltd, RM) Roots (2), Saydisc RL-334 Austria 1970 Sell This Version
LBC 10 William And Versey Smith - Songs Of War & History album art Various Everybody Help The Boys Come Home Various - Songs Of War & History(LP, Comp) The Library Of Congress LBC 10 US 1978 Sell This Version
MSEX 2001/2002 William And Versey Smith - Songsters & Saints Vol. 1.  Vocal Traditions On Race Records album art Various When The Great Ship Went Down Various - Songsters & Saints Vol. 1. Vocal Traditions On Race Records(2xLP, Comp, Mono, Gat) Matchbox Records MSEX 2001/2002 UK 1984 Sell This Version
HK-4008, HK 4008 William And Versey Smith - Black Religious Singers (1927-1942) album art Various Everybody Help The Boys Come Home and 2 more… Various - Black Religious Singers (1927-1942)(LP, Comp) HK Records, HK Records HK-4008, HK 4008 Austria 1988 Sell This Version
DOCD-5045 William And Versey Smith - The Songster Tradition 1927-1935 album art Various I Believe I’ll Go Back Home and 3 more… Various - The Songster Tradition 1927-1935(CD, Comp) Document Records (2) DOCD-5045 Austria 1991 Sell This Version
William And Versey Smith - Anthology Of American Folk Music album art Harry Smith When That Great Ship Went Down Harry Smith - Anthology Of American Folk Music (Comp) Smithsonian Folkways US 1997 Sell This Version
William And Versey Smith - American Primitive Vol. I: Raw Pre-War Gospel (1926-36) album art Various Everybody Help The Boys Come Home and 3 more… Various - American Primitive Vol. I: Raw Pre-War Gospel (1926-36) (Comp) Revenant US 1997 Sell This Version
FP 251 William And Versey Smith - Anthology Of American Folk Music Volume One: Ballads album art Harry Smith When That Great Ship Went Down Harry Smith - Anthology Of American Folk Music Volume One: Ballads(2xCD, Comp) Folkways Records FP 251 US 1997 Sell This Version
70022 William And Versey Smith - The Greatest In Country Blues, Vol. 1 album art Various When That Great Ship Went Down Various - The Greatest In Country Blues, Vol. 1(3xCD, Comp, Mono, Dlx) 1201 Music 70022 US 1999 Sell This Version
DOCD-5678 William And Versey Smith - Never Let The Same Bee Sting You Twice: Blues, Ballads, Rags And Gospel In The Songster Tradition album art Various Everybody Help The Boys Come Home and 3 more… Various - Never Let The Same Bee Sting You Twice: Blues, Ballads, Rags And Gospel In The Songster Tradition(2xCD, Comp, RM + CDr, Comp, RM) Document Records (2) DOCD-5678 UK 2005 Sell This Version
PROPERBOX 7 William And Versey Smith - Broke, Black & Blue album art Various Everybody Help The Boys Come Home Various - Broke, Black & Blue(4xCD, Comp, RE, Box) Proper Records (2) PROPERBOX 7 UK 2005 Sell This Version
William And Versey Smith - People Take Warning! (Murder Ballads & Disaster Songs, 1913-1938) album art Various When That Great Ship Went Down (as William & Versey Smith) Various - People Take Warning! (Murder Ballads & Disaster Songs, 1913-1938) (Comp) Tompkins Square, Tompkins Square US 2007 Sell This Version
US-0364 William And Versey Smith - Doom & Gloom album art Various When That Great Ship Went Down (as William & Versey Smith) Various - Doom & Gloom(CD, Comp) Trikont US-0364 Germany 2007 Sell This Version
TSQ 2479 William And Versey Smith - Bloody War: Songs 1924-1939 album art Various Everybody Help The Boys Come Home (as William & Versey Smith) Various - Bloody War: Songs 1924-1939(CD, Comp) Tompkins Square TSQ 2479 US 2010 Sell This Version
TMR 203 William And Versey Smith - The Rise And Fall Of Paramount Records 1917-1927, Volume 1 album art Various Everybody Help The Blues Come Home Various - The Rise And Fall Of Paramount Records 1917-1927, Volume 1(6xLP, Album, Comp, Bur + M/Stick + 800xFile, MP3, ) Third Man Records, Revenant TMR 203 US 2013 Sell This Version
BD-01 William And Versey Smith - The Greatest In Country Blues (1927-1956) album art Various When That Great Ship Went Down Various - The Greatest In Country Blues (1927-1956)(3xLP + Box, Comp) Rst Records BD-01 Austria Unknown Sell This Version