Whispering Jack Smith

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    Clap Yo' Hands (Recorded 1926)Whispering Jack Smith
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    Poor Papa (Recorded 1926)Whispering Jack Smith
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    Cecilia / Does Your Mother Know You're Out?Whispering Jack Smith
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    When the Red / Red Robin Comes Bob / Bob Bobbin' AlongWhispering Jack Smith
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    My Blue HeavenWhispering Jack Smith

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        Legend has it that politely understated baritone Whispering Jack Smith developed his unique and intimate singing style as a result of bronchial injuries sustained during a gas attack on the battlefield in France during World War I. While he seems to have indeed survived such a harrowing experience, it is also known that Smith was capable of projecting his voice every bit as powerfully as any of his stage-performing peers. It was the introduction of the microphone in 1925 that en... Read more

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