Harold "Hal" Smith

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A Nashville session musician, bassist Hal Smith has to be considered part of the old guard. Some of his recordings date back to the late '40s, a period of country and western recording that has been revisited…
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A Nashville session musician, bassist Hal Smith has to be considered part of the old guard. Some of his recordings date back to the late '40s, a period of country and western recording that has been revisited in great detail on productions such as Bear Family box sets. This bassist is sometimes credited as a Harold or Harry -- more common in early productions was for him not to be credited at all.