Tuesday, May 31, 2011

O.C. Smith - Voice Your Choice

O.C. Smith was born Ocie Lee Smith on June 21, 1936 in Mansfield, Louisiana and was raised in Los Angeles, California. Sadly, this great R&B singer died at the age of 65 on November 23, 2001.

He appeared on the Billboard Hot 100 charts on ten occasions between 1968 and 1974 and scored a Top Ten hit, which also became a Gold Record for him.

This week on Treasure Island Oldies, Voice Your Choice features O.C. Smith with his first two charted singles for your votes: The Son Of Hickory Holler's Tramp and Little Green Apples. Cast your vote at the Voice Your Choice page and make your selection for the song you prefer. We'll play the winner in Hour 3 of next week's show.