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Norman 'Hurricane' Smith (1923–2008)

Norman 'Hurricane' Smith was born on February 22, 1923 in London, England as Norman A. Smith. He died on March 4, 2008 in East Sussex, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Fever Pitch
Fever Pitch Soundtrack
Innocent Bystanders
Innocent Bystanders Soundtrack
Crooked Lines
Crooked Lines Soundtrack


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 2011 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (performer: "Don't Let It Die" - as Hurricane Smith) / (writer: "Don't Let It Die" - as Hurricane Smith)
 2005 Fever Pitch (performer: "Oh Babe, What Would You Say" (1972) - as Hurricane Smith)
 2003 Crooked Lines (writer: "Oh Babe, What Would You Say")
 2001 Frasier (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sliding Frasiers (2001) ... (writer: "Oh Babe What Would You Say?" - uncredited)
 1977 The Muppet Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kaye Ballard (1977) ... (writer: "Oh Babe What Would You Say")
 1972 Innocent Bystanders (performer: "What Makes the Man")
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 1973 The John Denver Show (TV Series)
 1973 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
Musical Guest
- Episode dated 27 February 1973 (1973) ... Musical Guest
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 1974 Rock on with 45 (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1974) ... Himself (as Hurricane Smith)
 1973 Hey Brian! (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1973) ... Himself (as Hurricane Smith)
 1973 New American Bandstand 1965 (TV Series)
- Episode #16.18 (1973) ... Himself (as Hurricane Smith)
 1972 Top à... (TV Series)
Himself (as Hurricane Smith)
- Julien Clerc (1972) ... Himself (as Hurricane Smith)
 1971-1972 Top of the Pops (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 4 May 1972 (1972) ... Himself - Guest
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 1997 Room 101 (TV Series)
- Episode #3.8 (1997) ... Himself

Personal Details

Other Works:

Had a #1 song, "Oh Babe, What Would You Say?", in 1973. See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Hurricane Smith

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Personal Quote:

[on Pink Floyd] I can't in all honesty say that the music meant anything at all to me. In fact, I could barely call it music. A mood creation through sound is the best way that I could describe Floyd. See more »


He played various instruments as a child and teenager, including drums, piano, vibraphone, trombone, and stand-up bass. See more »


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