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 spotify||I Hear You Knocking||14,079 listeners|
|2||I Hear you Knockin'||7,150 listeners|
|3||Play on spotify||Blue Monday||3,508 listeners|
|4||Play on spotify||One Night||3,290 listeners|
|5||Play on spotify||The Bells Are Ringing||2,867 listeners|
|6||Play on spotify||Lillie Mae||2,678 listeners|
|7||Play on spotify||Caldonia's Party||1,916 listeners|
|8||Play on spotify||Shame, Shame, Shame||1,851 listeners|
|9||Play on spotify||Gumbo Blues||1,603 listeners|
|10||Play on spotify||Dirty People||1,557 listeners|