G. E. Smith From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia George Edward Smith ( né Haddad; born January 27, 1952) is an American guitarist. Smith was the lead guitarist for the duo Hall & Oates during the band's heyday from 1979 to 1985, playing on five #1 singles.
For G.E. (George Edward) Smith, a soulful guitarist, composer, singer, and bandleader, it all began in rural Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, where he was just about born with a guitar in his hand. “I started playing around the age of four, and started getting good at seven,” he says.
Sep 23, 2020 · Perhaps best known for his decade as the distinctively ponytailed musical director for Saturday Night Live (for which he won an Emmy), Smith’s career has also included six years with Hall & Oates at the height of their multi-platinum powers; NET (never ending tour) with Bob Dylan and Rogers Waters.
G.E. Smith was born on January 27, 1952 in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, USA. He is known for Wayne's World (1992), The Departed (2006) and Wayne's World 2 (1993). He has been married to Taylor Barton since November 1990. They have one child. He was previously married to Gilda Radner. See full bio » Born:
As a frontman, Smith made his debut with the lean, new-wave-inflected rock of 1981's In the World, showed off his blues and roots influences on 1998's Incense, Herbs & Oils, and collaborated with full-bodied R&B vocalist Leroy Bell on 2020's Stony Hill. G.E. Smith was born George Edward Haddad on January 27, 1952 in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania.
Aug 18, 2021 · Renowned rock and roll sideman G.E. Smith is defending Bob Dylan over sexual molestation allegations made against him in a lawsuit filed last week. Smith served as Dylan's lead guitarist and musical director for four years from the late-'80s into the early-'90s.