| Dick Smith|| Musician|
| Earth, Wind & Fire (1987 – 1991)|
The Very Best of Earth - Wi, The Best of Earth - Wind & Fire - Vo, Touch the World, Heritage, Dance Trax
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Dick Smith (musician) Wikipedia
Dick Smith is a musician who has played as a guitarist for Earth, Wind & Fire Touch the World Tour 1988, Heritage Tour 1990, and the Earth Wind & Fire Album Heritage. He also played for a Bruce Hampton project called the Hampton Grease Band, a musical collaboration with Shane Theriot of The Neville Brothers, Derek Jones, Jeff Sipe of Leftover Salmon and Col. Bruce Hampton and the Aquarium Rescue Unit, and Count M’Butu of Col. Bruce Hampton and Aquarium Rescue Unit along with Johnny Neel, who played keyboards for Gregg Allman's and Dickey Betts' bands.
As a composer, he has garnered three Emmys for his work in documentary film. As a session guitarist, he has recorded on numerous records including by artists Aretha Franklin, BeBe Winans, Diana Ross, Lavine Hudson, Lynyrd Skynyrd and for record producer Jerry Wexler of the Muscle Shoals Sound Studio. As an actor, he played the role of Til in the Academy Award-winning film Ray, the life story biopic of Ray Charles, and provided the guitar work for the film's music sequences.
Other tours include Kenny Loggins' Leap of Faith Tour 1992, Air Supply's The Vanishing Race Tour 1993, andDonny Osmond'sEyes Don't Lie Tour.