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Philadelphia native Frankie Smith is known most for the joyously nonsensical 1981 funk hit "Double Dutch Bus." Prior to entering the music industry, Smith attended college in Tennessee, majored in elementary education, and went for a minor in music. A nephew of comedian Pigmeat Markham, Smith taught himself to play piano. After a return to his hometown, he became a staff songwriter for Gamble & Huff's Philadelphia International and had his songs recorded by Archie Bell & the Dre... Read more

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