Jealousy (Won't Let Me Be)

by Richard Smith

Released 2017
Released 2017
'This compact but dense collection of rock Americana riches is unrelentingly emphatic and persuasive due to its smooth-as-silk diction and entertaining narratives.'

The Akademian Team
NOTES
NOTES
ALEXIS: What has your experience been like working with the other people on your team?

RICHARD SMITH: I was very lucky of meeting Charlie Holoubek and his bands when I went to the first recording studios in 1981 in Adelaide . I did record most of my songs with Charlie between 1981-to 1991. Charlie was a great musician, organizer and teacher who did help me. He played a range of music from rhythm and blues to rock …
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Too Much

by Richard Smith

Released 2017
Released 2017

"My goal is to entertain the masses of people throughout the world."
Richard Smith has combined strikingly of Rock n Roll, ballads, blues, Jazz, rock and pop muses.
Richard Smith said, "I have worked to develop a unique of original and covered songs sound reminiscent of Elvis Presley and The Beatles yet diverse enough to qualify in other categories as well."
NOTES
"My goal is to entertain the masses of people throughout the world."
Richard Smith has combined strikingly of Rock n Roll, ballads, blues, Jazz, rock and pop muses.
Richard Smith said, "I have worked to develop a unique of original and covered songs sound reminiscent of Elvis Presley and The Beatles yet diverse enough to qualify in other categories as well."

NOTES
Contact: Richard Smith FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tel: 0416043071
Email: ricksmith@richardsmith.rocks

Longtime Musician …
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Tonight's the Night

by Richard Smith

Released 2017
Released 2017


'This compact but dense collection of rock Americana riches is unrelentingly emphatic and persuasive due to its smooth-as-silk diction and entertaining narratives.'

The Akademia Team
NOTES
NOTES ALEXIS: What has your experience been like working with the other people on your team?

RICHARD SMITH: I was very lucky of meeting Charlie Holoubek and his bands when I went to the first recording studios in 1981 in Adelaide . I did record most of my songs with Charlie between 1981-to 1991. Charlie was a great musician, organizer and teacher who did help me. He played a range of music from rhythm and blues to rock …
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I Got the Power (Second Version)

by Richard Smith

Released 2017
Released 2017
Richard Smith has combined strikingly of Rock n Roll, ballads, blues, Jazz, rock and pop muses.
Richard Smith said, "I have worked to develop a unique of original and covered songs sound reminiscent of Elvis Presley and The Beatles yet diverse enough to qualify in other categories as well."
NOTES
"My goal is to entertain the masses of people throughout the world."

I was born in Leicester, UK, on 22 June 1958. My father, Allan, and my mother, Janet, were both born in England. My mother met my father in Leicester in 1955 when he was a soldier. The family moved to Adelaide,SA,in 1971 and then eventually I moved myself to Gold Coast, QLD, in 2007.

As a child I used to sing even though I had no …
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I Need You So

by Richard Smith

Released 2017
Released 2017
'This compact but dense collection of rock Americana riches is unrelentingly emphatic and persuasive due to its smooth-as-silk diction and entertaining narratives.'

The Akademian team
NOTES

ALEXIS: What has your experience been like working with the other people on your team?

RICHARD SMITH: I was very lucky of meeting Charlie Holoubek and his bands when I went to the first recording studios in 1981 in Adelaide . I did record most of my songs with Charlie between 1981-to 1991. Charlie was a great musician, organizer and teacher who did help me. He played a range of music from rhythm and blues to rock and …
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Secret Love

by Richard Smith

Released 2017
Released 2017
'This compact but dense collection of rock Americana riches is unrelentingly emphatic and persuasive due to its smooth-as-silk diction and entertaining narratives.'

The Akademian team
NOTES
ALEXIS: It is often said that great art arises from difficult experience. Is there something in your life experience thus far that you would describe as the ‘catalyst’ or ‘fuel’ for your desire to create music?

RICHARD SMITH: I used to sing in a garage band in my backyard in the late 1970s. I was composing my songs and singing with my teenage friends who were creating their own songs. However, in 1979 the band collapsed …
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Can't Help Falling in Love with You

by Richard Smith

Released 2016
Released 2016
Richard Smith has combined strikingly of Rock n Roll, ballads, blues, Jazz, rock and pop muses.
Richard Smith said, "I have worked to develop a unique of original and covered songs sound reminiscent of Elvis Presley and The Beatles yet diverse enough to qualify in other categories as well."
NOTES
ALEXIS: What advice would you give to young, aspiring artists out there who are unsure and need guidance?

RICHARD SMITH: Never give up but also work hard to perfect their style. It took me 30 years to be recognized as an artist yet I did not give up especially when I was injured in 2005 when I suffered a severe brain injury as a result of a home invasion where I was hit with a hammer and …
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White Christmas

by Richard Smith

Released 2016
Released 2016
Richard Smith has combined strikingly of Rock n Roll, ballads, blues, Jazz, rock and pop muses.
Richard Smith said, "I have worked to develop a unique of original and covered songs sound reminiscent of Elvis Presley and The Beatles yet diverse enough to qualify in other categories as well."
NOTES
"My goal is to entertain the masses of people throughout the world."

I was born in Leicester,UK, on 22 June 1958. My father, Allan, and my mother, Janet, were both born in England. My mother met my father in Leicester in 1955 when he was a soldier. The family moved to Adelaide,SA,in 1971 and then eventually I moved myself to Gold Coast, QLD, in 2007.

As a child I used to sing even though I had no …
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Jet Jet Black

by Richard Smith

Released 2016
Released 2016
'This compact but dense collection of rock Americana riches is unrelentingly emphatic and persuasive due to its smooth-as-silk diction and entertaining narratives.'

The Akademian team
NOTES
ALEXIS: What has your experience been like working with the other people on your team?

RICHARD SMITH: I was very lucky of meeting Charlie Holoubek and his bands when I went to the first recording studios in 1981 in Adelaide . I did record most of my songs with Charlie between 1981-to 1991. Charlie was a great musician, organizer and teacher who did help me. He played a range of music from rhythm and blues to rock and …
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Working in the Workforce

by Richard Smith

Released 2016
Released 2016
'This compact but dense collection of rock Americana riches is unrelentingly emphatic and persuasive due to its smooth-as-silk diction and entertaining narratives.'

The Akademia Team
NOTES
ALEXIS: What advice would you give to young, aspiring artists out there who are unsure and need guidance?

RICHARD SMITH: Never give up but also work hard to perfect their style. It took me 30 years to be recognized as an artist yet I did not give up especially when I was injured in 2005 when I suffered a severe brain injury as a result of a home invasion where I was hit with a hammer and …
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Unchained Melody

by Richard Smith

Released 2016
Released 2016
'Elvis Presley has been a huge inspiration to singers everywhere, but few artists have the voice - or understand the spirit of his work - to cover it well, let alone enhance it like this.'

The Akademia Team
NOTES
ALEXIS: What advice would you give to young, aspiring artists out there who are unsure and need guidance?

RICHARD SMITH: Never give up but also work hard to perfect their style. It took me 30 years to be recognized as an artist yet I did not give up especially when I was injured in 2005 when I suffered a severe brain injury as a result of a home invasion where I was hit with a hammer and …
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Blue Moon

by Richard Smith

Released 2016
Released 2016
'This compact but dense collection of rock Americana riches is unrelentingly emphatic and persuasive due to its smooth-as-silk diction and entertaining narratives.'

The Akademia Team
NOTES
Contact: Richard Smith FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tel: 0416043071
Email: ricksmith@richardsmith.rocks

Longtime Musician Richard Smith Announces His New Release Single 'Blue Moon ' from his Best Rock/Americana Album 'Smith's Story' Goldcoast, Queensland], Australia – March 15th, 2016 –

Born in England and Raised in Australia, Richard Smith is a musician of three cultures with a strong root in the blues, rock and roll and country of the decades of the 50s, 60s and 70s. “Put simply, I …
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What a Wonderful World

by Richard Smith

Released 2016
Released 2016
'This compact but dense collection of rock Americana riches is unrelentingly emphatic and persuasive due to its smooth-as-silk diction and entertaining narratives.'

The Akademia Team
NOTES

Contact: Richard Smith FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tel: 0416043071
Email: ricksmith@richardsmith.rocks

Longtime Musician Richard Smith Announces His New Release Single 'What a wonderful world' from his Best Rock/Americana Album 'Smith's Story' Goldcoast, Queensland], Australia – March 15th, 2016 –
Born in England and Raised in Australia, Richard Smith is a musician of three cultures with a strong root in the blues, rock and roll and country of the decades of the 50s, 60s and 70s. “Put simply, …
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Story

by Richard Smith

Released 2016
Released 2016
'Hauntingly beautiful, the soulful vocals of Richard Smith reverberate over dreamy guitar riffs and delicate instrumental stylings in this cautionary tale.'
The Akademia Team
NOTES
Contact: Richard Smith FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tel: 0416043071
Email: ricksmith@richardsmith.rocks

Longtime Musician Richard Smith Announces His New Release Single 'Story' from his Best Rock/Americana Album
'Smith's Story'

Goldcoast, Queensland], Australia – March 15th, 2016 – Born in England and Raised in Australia, Richard Smith is a musician of three cultures with a strong root in the blues, rock and roll and country of the decades of the 50s, 60s and 70s.

“Put simply, I love this …
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Smith's Story

by Richard Smith

Released 2016
Released 2016
'This compact but dense collection of rock Americana riches is unrelentingly emphatic and persuasive due to its smooth-as-silk diction and entertaining narratives'

The Akademia Team
NOTES
Contact: Richard Smith FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tel: 0416043071
Email: ricksmith@richardsmith.rocks=

Longtime Musician Richard Smith Announces New Releases
Full Length Album ''Smith's Story' and Four Singles are Proving to be Crowd Favourites

Goldcoast, Queensland], Australia – March 15th, 2016 – Born in England and Raised in Australia, Richard Smith is a musician of three cultures with a strong root in the blues, rock and roll and country of the decades of the 50s, 60s and 70s.

“Put simply, …
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I Got the Power

by Richard Smith

Released 2016
Released 2016
'This bluesy lament plainly describes the miseries of so many folks isolated by modern life - 'I Got The Power' is the anthem of practically anyone suffering from unrequited love.'
NOTES
"My goal is to entertain the masses of people throughout the world."
I was born in Leicester,UK, on 22 June 1958. My father, Allan, and my mother, Janet, were both born in England. My mother met my father in Leicester in 1955 when he was a soldier. The family moved to Adelaide,SA,in 1971 and then eventually I moved myself to Gold Coast, QLD, in 2007.

As a child I used to sing even though I had no …
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Richard Smith's Story

by Richard Smith

Released 2016
Released 2016

My music is a wide variety of styles from positive rock roots, blues, , ballads to pop
Please take the time to listen these tracks as there is over 10 years of recorded songs between 1981 to 1991 from my music repertoire.
NOTES
I was born in Leicester, England and I emigrated with my parents to Adelaide , South Australia. I have one brother and two sisters. I worked as a psychiatric nurse in Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Julia Farr and Glenside between 1979 to 2005 until the home invasion in 2005. My Music influences are Blues, ballads, Rock n' Roll, country, musicals and pop particular by listening the Beatles, Elvis Presley, Ray Charles and Sam Cooke. I began to compose my songs …
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Persian Love I Need Love

by Richard Smith

Released 2016
Released 2016
'Its easygoing amble belies a trenchant message - 'Persian Love' is a highly proficient pop rock creation with the kind of energy and instrumentation that lift it far above the genre's everyday ambitions.'
NOTES
I was born in Leicester, England and I emigrated with my parents to Adelaide , South Australia. I have one brother and two sisters. I worked as a psychiatric nurse in Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Julia Farr and Glenside between 1979 to 2005 until the home invasion in 2005. My Music influences are Blues, ballads, Rock n' Roll, country, musicals and pop particular by listening the Beatles, Elvis Presley, Ray Charles and Sam Cooke. I began to compose my songs …
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Party

by Richard Smith

Released 2016
Released 2016
'Party' is a contemporary blend of flowing vocals and swinging instrumentation - to a highly original result that will find listeners in multiple genres.'
NOTES
I was born in Leicester, England in 1958 , and I was emigrated with my parents to Adelaide, South Australia in 1971. I have one brother and two sisters. I worked as a psychiatric nurse in Julia Farr Centre and Glenside Hospital between 1979 to 2005 until the home invasion in May 2005. My influences are Rock, Blues, Ballads, Musicals, Country and Pop and particularly of famous artistes such as The Beatles, Elvis Presley, Sam Cooke and Ray Charles. I began …
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