Ray Smith


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Ray Smith

Ray Smith Death

Ray passed away on November 29, 1979 at the age of 45 in Burlington, Ontario, Canada. Ray's cause of death was suicide.

Ray Smith death quick facts:
  • When did Ray Smith die?

    November 29, 1979
  • How did Ray Smith die? What was the cause of death?

  • How old was Ray Smith when died?

  • Where did Ray Smith die? What was the location of death?

    Burlington, Ontario, Canada

Ray Smith Birthday and Date of Death

Ray Smith was born on October 30, 1934 and died on November 29, 1979. Ray was 45 years old at the time of death.

Birthday: October 30, 1934
Date of Death: November 29, 1979
Age at Death: 45

Ray Smith - Biography

Ray Smith (October 30, 1934 – November 29, 1979) was an American rockabilly musician.
Smith recorded for Vee-Jay Records, Tollie Records, Smash Records, and Sun Records during his career, and had a hit with the song "Rockin' Little Angel" in 1960 on Judd Records. "Rockin' Little Angel" took a portion of its melody from the 1844 song "Buffalo Gals". The record sold over one million copies, earning a gold disc. Smith often recorded material written by Charlie Rich, and was influenced by Elvis Presley. Smith gave a concert at "Karregat" Hall in Eindhoven on April 21, 1979. It is recorded on an album called The Rocking Side and released by a Dutch label (Rockhouse, LP 7909).

Smith committed suicide on November 29, 1979, at the age of 45. Smith's Judd and Sun singles and session material have been released on Germany's Bear Family Records.