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||13,574 listeners|
|2||Play on spotify||I Hear you Knockin'||7,033 listeners|
|3||Play on spotify||Blue Monday||3,485 listeners|
|4||Play on spotify||One Night||3,238 listeners|
|5||Play on spotify||The Bells Are Ringing||2,838 listeners|
|6||Play on spotify||Lillie Mae||2,670 listeners|
|7||Play on spotify||Caldonia's Party||1,884 listeners|
|8||Play on spotify||Shame, Shame, Shame||1,812 listeners|
|9||Play on spotify||Gumbo Blues||1,590 listeners|
|10||Play on spotify||Dirty People||1,533 listeners|