Dr. Lonnie Smith



Dr. Lonnie Smith

Rating
Active
1966
Born
July 3, 1942 in Lackawanna
Location
New York, New York, United States
Biography
Dr. Lonnie Smith (not to be confused with Lonnie Liston Smith) was born July 3, 1942 in Lackawanna, New York His affinity for R&B melded with his own personal style, and he quickly became a local legend. He moved to New York City, where he met George Benson, the guitarist for Jack McDuff's band. Benson and Smith connected on a personal level, and the two formed the George Benson Quartet featuring Lonnie Smith in 1966. After two albums (It's Uptown and Cookbook), Smith recorded his first solo album (Finger Lickin' Good) in 1967, with George Benson on guitar, Ronnie Cuber on baritone sax, Melvin Sparks on guitar and Marion Booker on drums.
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Drives

Spinning Wheel

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Turning Point

Eleanor Rigby

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Twenty-Five Miles

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Mama Wailer (CTI Records 40th Anniversary Edition)

I Feel The Earth Move

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Caravan

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Someday My Prince Will Come

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Trouble Man

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Come Together

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Someday My Prince Will Come [Live]

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Charlie Brown (Live) (Remastered)

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


All in my mind

All in my mind

Dr. Lonnie Smith January 19, 2018

7 Tracks

Boogaloo To Beck - A Tribute

Boogaloo To Beck - A Tribute

Dr. Lonnie Smith December 2, 2017

11 Tracks

Lenox and Seventh (1985) [The Definitive Black & Blue Sessions]

Lenox and Seventh (1985) [The Definitive Black & Blue Sessions]

Dr. Lonnie Smith December 1, 2017

8 Tracks

Octet in the Beginning, Vol. 1 & 2

Octet in the Beginning, Vol. 1 & 2

Dr. Lonnie Smith November 20, 2017

12 Tracks

Think

Think

Dr. Lonnie Smith November 18, 2017

5 Tracks

Straight No Chaser

Straight No Chaser

Dr. Lonnie Smith January 8, 2016

1 Tracks

The Healer

The Healer

Dr. Lonnie Smith August 14, 2012

6 Tracks

The Best of the Funky Blues from The Groove Merchant Vault

The Best of the Funky Blues from The Groove Merchant Vault

Dr. Lonnie Smith July 2, 2012

9 Tracks

Keep On Lovin'

Keep On Lovin'

Dr. Lonnie Smith March 23, 2011

6 Tracks

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