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From The Archives: Orriel Smith was Columbia Records’ 1964...

From The Archives: Orriel Smith was Columbia Records’ 1964 entry in the Joan Baez sweepstakes. A young soprano with a Hollywood background as well as a tour of duty in the folk dens of Greenwich Village, Smith’s debut release, “A Voice In The Wind,” featured the dark-haired beauty singing the required English folk ballads of the period, including one of the first recorded versions of “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face.” Sadly, few bought the album and Smith never recorded for Columbia again: this portrait captures Smith during her brief tenure with the label. #legacyrecordings #sonymusic #sony #columbiarecords #orrielsmith via Instagram http://ift.tt/OUMJrc

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