Wilbert Lee Diamond Smith

Also known as Diamond, L. Diamond, Lee Diamond, Smith, Trevor Smith, Wilbert "Lee Diamond" Smith, Wilbert 'Lee Diamond' Smith, Wilbert Smith, Wilbert Smith Sr
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Discography of Wilbert Lee Diamond Smith:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Good Old Summertime 2 Audio Lola Records (5)
2 It Won't Be Mine / Please Don't Leave 2 Audio 1960 Minit

Born - 19??

Died - 1981

Saxophonist, songwriter and vocalist. Smith was a founding member of Little Richard's backing group The Upsetters. When Richard denounced rock 'n' roll in 1967 to follow religion, Smith signed on as a member of Jame's Brown's backing band. He had know Brown for many years, having played on his first single 'Please Please Please' and co-written 'Chonnie-On-Chon'. Smith was most sucessful for writing 'Tell It Like It Is' with [a=George Davis (2)]

A spell in prison curtailed Smith's career but he returned to write and record several more singles on small labels.

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