Whispering Jack Smith

Whispering Jack Smith

Top Songs

1
Clap Yo' Hands (From "Oh! Kay!") - 1926 (Remastered 1998)
2
Whispering
3
Miss Annabelle Lee
4
When the Red / Red Robin Comes Bob / Bob Bobbin' Along
5
Me and My Shadow

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Biography

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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