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Chris Smith (composer)

Chris Smith (1879 - 1949) was a United States composer and performer.

Smith was born in Charleston, South Carolina on October 12, 1879. He started traveling with Medicine Shows at a young age, then went into Vaudeville where he performed in an acts with Elmer Bowman[?] and Jimmie Durante. He wrote music for Bert Williams.

Smith composed many tunes, including such hits as Ballin' The Jack, Down In Honky Tonk Town, Good Morning, Carie, The Camel Walk, and Junk Man Rag.

Smith died in New York City on October 4, 1949.

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For the British MP of the same name, see Chris Smith (UK politician)[?].



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