Gerald Smith

SONGWRITER GERALD SMITH IS ORIGINALLY FROM STATESBORO GA AND HAS RESIDED IN NASHVILLE 

TN SINCE 1986.

 

A PROLIFIC SONGWRITER, SMITH HAS PENNED SUCH NUMBER ONE SONGS AS “WHAT PART OF NO” FOR LORRIE MORGAN AND “EVERY SECOND “ FOR COLLIN RAYE. HE HAS ALSO HAD CUTS BY GEORGE STRAIT, GEORGE JONES, JOHNNY RODRIQUEZ, CLINTON GREGORY, TAYLOR MADE, THE BANKESTERS, THE RIGNEYS, DARIN AND BROOKE ALDRIDGE, EVIE TAUSEN, JUSTIN MCBRIDE , BECKY HOBBS , MOE BANDY, JOE STAMPLEY, ARTIE RODRIQUEZ, CURTIS WRIGHT, BOBBY MARQUEZ , JORDAN MOGEY, MARY DUFF, STEPHANIE QUAYLE AND MANY MORE .   

 

GERALD APPEARED REGULARLY AS THE GEORGIA QUACKER ON THE SYNDICATED TV SHOW HEE HAW  AND NASHVILLE NOW  WITH RALPH EMERY BACK  IN THE LATE 70’S AND 80’S.

 

GERALD HAS PERFORMED ON STAGE WITH ROY ACUFF, MIKE SNIDER, LULU ROMANS, PERCY SLEDGE, JERRY REED,BARBARA MANDRELL, T. GRAHAM BROWN, GRANPA JONES , DICKIE LEE, TONY ARATA  AND MANY MORE.

 

IN ADDITION TO THE COUNTRY CUTS, GERALD HAS ALSO HAD  6 TOP 20 CHRISTIAN COUNTRY HITS WHICH HE SANG  HIMSELF AND 5 COUNTRY NUMBER 1’S IN THE COUNTRY GENRE SANG BY OTHER ARTISTS.

 

GERALD IS PRESENTLY WRITING FOR MELODY ROUNDUP MUSIC IN NASHVILLE AND IS ALSO A PERFORMING ARTIST ON MELODY ROUNDUP RECORDS. HIS  SINGLE “YOU PLAY LIKE CHET'  WENT TO NUMBER 8 IN  THE AMERICANA ROOTS CHART AND  NUMBER 16 IN THE NEW MUSIC WEEKLY CHART. HIS ALBUM  AND SINGLE IS #1 IN THE ARKANSAS ROOTS CHART.

 

IN 2011 GERALD WAS INDUCTED IN THE NORTH AMERICAN COUNTRY MUSIC  HALL OF FAME IN AND WAS GIVEN THE LEGENDARY SONGWRITER AWARD. HE RECENTLY RECEIVED A 3 MILLION  AIR PLAY AWARD FROM BMI FOR AIRPLAY ON  “WHAT PART OF NO”. 

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