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SGT. JB Smith Sounds Off

SGT. JB Smith Sounds Off

  • By J.B. Smith
  • Release 11/07/2006
  • Music Genre Easy Listening
  • Media Format CD
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Jim B. Smith was the radio operator aboard the B-29, The Boomerang, in W.W. II. J.B., as he was known to many, was aboard the little-known last mission that ended and padlocked W.W.II 6 days after the Atomic bombs. Smith wrote The Last Mission book, published by Doubleday/Random House and featured on The History Channel. After the war and a year in the University of Texas, Jim signed up with a top Hollywood school of music/drama training under the GI Bill. Smith was tabbed to do a lead in BATTLE SCENE, one of the first films ever produced for television. He became a member of The Screen Actor's Guild in1950 after a role in Jet Pilot, a John Wayne. Movie. He went on to perform 60 Hallmark Hall of Fame, and Matinee Theater live network shows along with movie and television appearances. As a side bar, he coached Jon Voight for the part of Joe Buck in Midnight Cowboy. Jim Smith was also featured in the Tiparillo commercials (Should a Gentleman Offer a Lady a Tiparillo) for 5 years. He was a Jack Webb regular in Dragnet, Adam XII, Emergency and O'Hara US Treasury. Smith has signed an option to get The Last Mission on the Big Screen. Jim B. Smith is a member of ASCAP and has composed a number of songs for the movie. After all this-- J B, as his friends call him, is heart and soul into the straight ahead vintage Standard Americana songs of yesterday. His hobby is chording his very old Martin Flattop and singing along.

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Artist: J.B. Smith
Title: SGT. JB Smith Sounds Off
Genre: Easy Listening
Release Date: 11/07/2006
Label: CD Baby
Media Format: CD
UPC: 634479336768
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