Arthur "Guitar Boogie" Smith
April 1, 1921|
Clinton, South Carolina, US
|Origin||South Carolina and Charlotte, North Carolina|
|Died||April 3, 2014
Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S.
|Occupations||Composer, performer, producer|
|Instruments||Guitar, fiddle, banjo, mandolin, accordion|
|Associated acts||Crackerjacks, Crossroads Quartet|
Arthur Smith (April 1, 1921 – April 3, 2014) was an American musician and songwriter. Smith was a textile mill worker who became a celebrated and respected country music instrumental composer, guitarist, fiddler, and banjo player who had a major hit with the instrumental "Guitar Boogie".