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Cal Smith
Birth: Apr. 7, 1932
Sequoyah County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Oct. 10, 2013
Taney County
Missouri, USA

Country singer. Born Grant Calvin Shofner, he began his career in 1959 when Ernest Tubb discovered him; he subsequently played guitar for Tubb's Texas Troubadors during most of the 1960s. Then in 1969, Smith went solo with the album Drinking Champagne. Upon signing with Decca Records in 1970, he scored a few hits, including "I've Found Someone of My Own" (1972). But his best-known song was "Country Bumpkin," for which he won Song of the Year and Record of the Year for 1974 from the Country Music Association. For most of his adult life he lived in Nashville, Tennessee; in the 1990s he retired to Branson, Missouri. (bio by: Collins Crapo) 
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Collins Crapo
Record added: Oct 10, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 118506555
Cal Smith
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You were one of the greatest! I'll always love your music and never understand why you never got the attention you deserved. Rest well and thank you, sir.
- Travis Holt
 Added: Oct. 22, 2016
Still enjoying your work.. RIP sir.
 Added: Oct. 10, 2016

- chris graziano
 Added: Apr. 7, 2016
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