Jessie Smith (singer)

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Jessie Smith
Also known asLittle Miss Jessie
Jessie David
Jessie Smith Lucas
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
DiedFebruary 4, 2021 (aged 79–80)

Jessie Smith (1941 – February 4, 2021) was an American R&B singer. She began her career singing with musician Benny Sharp, recording as Little Miss Jessie.

Smith was best known as one of the original Ikettes in the Ike & Tina Turner Revue. She later sang backing vocals for many artists, including Dr. John, Paul Williams, Al Kooper, José Feliciano, and Leon Ware.

Smith died on February 4, 2021.[1]

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