Arthur ‘Guitar Boogie’ Smith, 1921 — 2014

Arthur 'Guitar Boogie' Smith, 1921 -- 2014

Musician and songwriter Arthur Smith died on April third.  He composed or collaborated on hundreds of songs but is best known for two, “Guitar Boogie” and “Feuding Banjos.”


“Arthur Smith, guitarist who wrote ‘Guitar Boogie’ and ‘Duelin’ Banjos,’ dies at 93,” Terence McArdle, Washington Post

“Remembering the late great Arthur ‘Guitar Boogie’ Smith,” David Menconi, Charlotte News & Observer

“Arthur Smith Dies at 93; Wrote ‘Dueling Banjos,’” Daniel E. Slotnik, New York Times

“Arthur ‘Guitar Boogie’ Smith,” North Carolina History Project


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