O.C. Smith



O.C. Smith

Rating
Active
1955 to 2001
Born
June 21, 1932 in Mansfield
Died
November 23, 2001
Location
Mansfield, Louisiana, United States
Biography
O.C. Smith (21 June 1932 - November 23, 2001) was a Grammy Award winning musician. Born Ocie Lee Smith in Mansfield, Louisiana, Smith moved with his parents to Little Rock, Arkansas, before their divorce saw Smith and his mother move to Los Angeles. After completing a psychology degree at Southern University, Smith joined the Air Force, and served throughout the US, Europe and Asia. While in the Air Force, Smith began entering talent contests and toured with Horace Heidt. On his discharge in July, 1955, Smith went into jazz music to pay the bills.

Top Songs by O.C. Smith


You Don't Know What Love Is

by The Red Holloway Quartet &

Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Greatest Hits

Greatest Hits

O.C. Smith May 19, 2016

16 Tracks

I Give My Heart to You

I Give My Heart to You

O.C. Smith May 16, 2016

12 Tracks

After All Is Said & Done

After All Is Said & Done

O.C. Smith May 12, 2016

10 Tracks

What'cha Gonna Do

What'cha Gonna Do

O.C. Smith May 10, 2016

9 Tracks

Dreams Come True

Dreams Come True

O.C. Smith March 29, 2016

7 Tracks

Save the Last Dance for Me

Save the Last Dance for Me

O.C. Smith October 1, 2013

1 Tracks

Little Green Apples

Little Green Apples

O.C. Smith September 1, 2010

1 Tracks

Beach Music Classics & Love Songs

Beach Music Classics & Love Songs

O.C. Smith August 9, 2007

15 Tracks

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