Floyd Smith


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Floyd Smith, another of the early artists to record for the Aristocrat label, was born on January 25, 1917 and died on March 29, 1982. He studied music theory and became a professional musician, mainly playing ukelele and guitar. In 1939 his “Guitar Blues” was the first ever electric guitar hit record. He enlisted for service in World War 2. He continued recording through to the 1970s when he set up his own recording company and became a record producer.


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