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Corey Smith Musician
Corey Smith
Corey Smith 2013.jpg
Smith performing at the House of Blues Sunset Strip in Hollywood in 2013
Background information
Born Jefferson, Georgia, United States
Genres Country, folk rock
Singer-songwriter, guitarist
2003-present
Labels Undertone Records, Average Joes Entertainment, Sugar Hill Records

Corey Smith is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist.

Background

Smith grew up in Jefferson, Georgia, near Athens. He attended the University of Georgia and majored in Social Studies education.[1] While in college, he wrote songs and performed locally. He took a job teaching at North Gwinnett High School in Suwanee, Georgia and taught geography, history, and guitar before deciding to pursue music full-time at the age of 28.[2][3]

Albums

From his first album Undertones in 2003, Smith self-produced nine albums through independent labels. In 2015 he released his tenth album, While the Getting' Is Good, produced by Keith Stegall on Sugar Hill Records[4][5]

Discography

Studio albums

Title Details Peak chart positions
US Country
[6]
US
[7]
US
Folk

[8]
US
Heat

[9]
US Indie
[10]
US
Rock

[11]
Undertones -- -- -- -- -- --
In the Mood
  • Release date: 2004
  • Label: Undertone Records
  • Formats: CD, music download
-- -- -- -- -- --The Good Life
  • Release date: 2005
  • Label: Undertone Records
  • Formats: CD, music download
-- -- -- -- -- --
Hard-Headed Fool
  • Release date: September 25, 2007
  • Label: Undertone Records
  • Formats: CD, music download
-- -- -- -- -- --
Keeping Up with the Joneses
  • Release date: November 27, 2009
  • Label: Undertone Records
  • Formats: CD, music download
-- -- 9 26 -- --
The Broken Record 17 114 6 2 20 30
Live in Chattanooga
  • Release date: October 22, 2012
  • Label: Undertone Records
  • Formats: CD, music download
-- -- 14 22 -- --
Maysville in the Meantime
  • Release date: December 2, 2014
  • Label: Undertone Records
  • Formats: CD, music download
37 -- 16 5 39 --
While the Gettin' Is Good[12] 23 -- 7 5 -- --
"--" denotes releases that did not chart

Singles

Year Single Peak positions Album
US Country
[13]
2011 "Twenty-One"[14] 50 The Broken Record
"Maybe Next Year"[15] --
2015 "Feet Wet"[12] -- While the Gettin' Is Good
2018 "Empty Rooms" Great Wide Underground
"--" denotes releases that did not chart

Music videos

Year Video Director
2011 "Twenty-One"[16] Potsy Ponciroli
"Drugs"[17]
"Maybe Next Year"[18] David Poag
2013 "Ain't Going Out Tonight"[19] Hodges Usry
2015 "Feet Wet"[20]
2016 "Blow Me Away"[21]

References

  1. ^ [1] Archived October 23, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Corey Smith, the $4 million self-made musician, on what matters most". Daily Finance. Retrieved 2012. 
  3. ^ "Corey Smith: Label the Singer a Success on His Own Terms". The Washington Post. 12 July 2009. Retrieved 2012. 
  4. ^ http://www.sugarhillrecords.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=85:corey-smith-releases-while-the-gettin-is-good-june-23rd-us-tour-planned-for-summer-2015&catid=10&Itemid=27
  5. ^ "CMT Artists: About Corey Smith". cmt.com. Viacom. Retrieved 2017. 
  6. ^ "Corey Smith Album & Song Chart History - Country Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 2014. 
  7. ^ "Corey Smith Album & Song Chart History - The Billboard 200". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 2014. 
  8. ^ "Corey Smith Album & Song Chart History - Folk Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 2014. 
  9. ^ "Corey Smith Album & Song Chart History - Heatseeker Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 2014. 
  10. ^ "Corey Smith Album & Song Chart History - Independent Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 2014. 
  11. ^ "Corey Smith Album & Song Chart History - Top Rock Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 2014. 
  12. ^ a b Vinson, Christina (April 24, 2015). "Exclusive: Corey Smith Announces 'Feet Wet' as New Single [LISTEN]". The Boot. Retrieved 2015. 
  13. ^ "Corey Smith Album & Song Chart History - Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 2014. 
  14. ^ "R&R :: Going For Adds :: Country". Radio & Records. Retrieved 2014. [permanent dead link]
  15. ^ "R&R :: Going For Adds :: Country". Radio & Records. Retrieved 2014. [permanent dead link]
  16. ^ "CMT : Videos : Corey Smith : Twenty-One". Country Music Television. Retrieved 2011. 
  17. ^ "CMT : Videos : Corey Smith : Drugs". Country Music Television. Retrieved 2011. 
  18. ^ "CMT : Videos : Corey Smith : Maybe Next Year". Country Music Television. Retrieved 2011. 
  19. ^ Wyland, Sarah (November 6, 2013). "Watch Corey Smith's "Ain't Going Out Tonight" Music Video". Great American Country. Retrieved 2013. 
  20. ^ "CMT : Videos : Corey Smith : Feet Wet". Country Music Television. Retrieved 2015. 
  21. ^ "CMT : Videos : Corey Smith : Blow Me Away". Country Music Television. Retrieved 2016. 

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