Smiley Lewis (5 July 1913 – 7 October 1966) was a New Orleans rhythm and blues musician.
Lewis was born in DeQuincy, Louisiana, U.S., with the given name of Overton Amos Lemons.
He began to play music in New Orleans, in his mid-teens. Lewis had hit songs in 1952 with "The Bells Are Ringing", and in 1955 with the original recorded version of "I Hear You Knocking" (written by Dave Bartholomew and Pearl King).
Lewis' own song "Blue Monday" was… read more
|1||Play on youtube||I Hear You Knocking||14,116 listeners|
|2||I Hear you Knockin'||7,161 listeners|
|3||Play on youtube||Blue Monday||3,516 listeners|
|4||Play on youtube||One Night||3,299 listeners|
|5||Play on youtube||The Bells Are Ringing||2,875 listeners|
|6||Play on youtube||Lillie Mae||2,681 listeners|
|7||Play on youtube||Caldonia's Party||1,919 listeners|
|8||Play on youtube||Shame, Shame, Shame||1,854 listeners|
|9||Play on youtube||Gumbo Blues||1,603 listeners|
|10||Play on youtube||Dirty People||1,558 listeners|