Hank Smith (singer)

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Hank Smith
Born (1934-09-15)September 15, 1934
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
Died October 19, 2002(2002-10-19) (aged 68)
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Genres Country
Occupation(s) Singer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1963–1999
Labels Quality
Associated acts Wild Rose Country

Hank Smith (September 15, 1934 – October 19, 2002)[1] was a Canadian country music singer.

He was born in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany and moved to Canada in 1957. He founded the band Wild Rose Country in 1963 and recorded ten albums.[1] Twelve of Smith's singles made the RPM Country Tracks charts, including five which went to Number One.

Hank Smith was the founding president of the Canadian Country Music Association.[2]

Chart singles[edit]

Year Single Chart Positions[3]
CAN Country CAN AC
1970 "Sharing the Good Life" 42
"Morgen" 44
"Sweet Dreams of Yesterday" 1
1971 "The Final Hour" 1 31
"Where Do We Go from Here" 1
1972 "Together Again" 1 7
"Take Me Home" 19 20
1973 "But Tomorrow There's Another Day" 18 22
1975 "Everybody's Going to the Country" 1
"If You Don't Laugh, I Promise I Won't Cry" 15
1976 "Give Me a Country Song" 29
1978 "Baby Sittin' with the Blues" 57

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Hank Smith biography". Canadian Country Music Association. Retrieved 7 October 2010. 
  2. ^ "Canadian Country Music Association". The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved 7 October 2010. 
  3. ^ "Search results for Hank Smith". RPM. Retrieved 7 October 2010.