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…
|1||Play on spotify||I Hear You Knocking||13,644 listeners|
|2||Play on spotify||I Hear you Knockin'||7,073 listeners|
|3||Play on spotify||Blue Monday||3,469 listeners|
|4||Play on spotify||One Night||3,270 listeners|
|5||Play on spotify||The Bells Are Ringing||2,835 listeners|
|6||Play on spotify||Lillie Mae||2,665 listeners|
|7||Play on spotify||Caldonia's Party||1,898 listeners|
|8||Play on spotify||Shame, Shame, Shame||1,813 listeners|
|9||Play on spotify||Gumbo Blues||1,593 listeners|
|10||Play on spotify||Dirty People||1,535 listeners|