Ben Smith (musician)
In the early 1920s, Smith played with local Memphis jazz bands before going on the road with territory bands such as the Connor and McWilliams Boston Serenaders, William Holloway and the Merrymakers, and Eli Rice's Plantation Cotton Pickers.
He composed "I Dreamt I Dwelled in Harlem".
- 1951: "By the Candleglow" / "Slippery Smith" - Ben Smith Quartet (Savoy), with Pete Martin, Artie Long, Bob Bushnell.
- Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians
- Chadbourne, Eugene. Ben Smith biography at allmusic
- Savoy Records discography