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

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

Singles & EPs

Frankie Smith Double Dutch WMOT Records UK 1980 Sell This Version
Frankie Smith Double Dutch Bus (Single, Maxi) WMOT Records Colombia 1980 Sell This Version
4212 Frankie Smith Doble Bus Holandes = Double Dutch Bus(7", Single) Mag 4212 Peru 1980 Sell This Version
Frankie Smith Teeny-Bopper Lady Metronome US 1981 Sell This Version
Frankie Smith The Auction (Single) WMOT Records France 1981 Sell This Version
Frankie Smith Hand Bone/The Auction P.B.I. Records US 1981 Sell This Version
Frankie Smith Double Dutch II Frills Records US 1982 Sell This Version
Frankie Smith Yo-Yo Champ (From Mississippi) (Single, Maxi) Frills Records US 1982 Sell This Version
SS6032, S-17.019 Frankie Smith La Subasta (The Auction)(12") Swing, Swing SS6032, S-17.019 Colombia 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
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 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
Frankie Smith / David Simmons (2) Frankie Smith / David Simmons (2) - Double Dutch Bus / Will They Miss Me Hot Classics, WMOT Records 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
Gino Soccio / Frankie Smith Gino Soccio / Frankie Smith - Double Dutch Bus (Bootleg Mix) / Dancer (Bootleg Mix) Unidisc Canada 1997 Sell This Version
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 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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