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|Birth name||Clarence Smith|
|Also known as||"Pine Top" or "Pinetop" Smith|
June 11, 1904|
Troy, Alabama, United States
March 15, 1929 (aged 24)|
Chicago, Illinois, United States
|Occupation(s)||Pianist, vocalist, comedian|
|Years active||c. 1920–1929|
Meade Lux Lewis
Clarence Smith, better known as Pinetop Smith or Pine Top Smith (June 11, 1904 – March 15, 1929) was an American boogie-woogie style blues pianist. His hit tune, "Pine Top's Boogie Woogie," featured rhythmic "breaks" that were an essential ingredient of ragtime music.
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