David “Dave” “Davy” Smith is a Memphis bassist, producer, and arranger. He has worked as a session and touring musician for scores of artists including: Kris Kristofferson and Rita CoolidgeJonny LangBuddy GuyJohn MayallCat Power, Leo Kottke, Luther Allison, Al Green, Willie Mitchell, Steve Cropper, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Scotty Moore, Dj Fontana, Rufus Thomas, Wilson Pickett, Ike Turner, BB King, and others.  

Originally from Blytheville, Arkansas and ultimately landing in Memphis, Tennessee, David had several early influences: Local bassist Fred Hester, who taught David his first bass riff (James Brown’s “Cold Sweat”); the legendary studio musician for American Studios, Mike Leech, who also played in a band with David’s older brother; and Paul McCartney.

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