David & Carrie Smith
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David Smith was a teen when he began his dynamic career as guitarist for the Oak Ridge Boys. His God-given talent was recognized at that young age as he was nominated for a Dove Award for Instrumentalist of the Year by the GMA. David is also known as "Little David Smith" by many as he started his career at age 13. Since then he has played and sang in over 27 different countries.

Having performed on many television shows throughout the U. S., he was also a regular on the Grand Ole Opry for sixteen years. David was lead guitarist for "Jumpin' Bill Carlile" and various other artists on the Opry. David plays many styles including the Travis and Atkins finger style. He is termed a "guitar players, guitar player"! He and wife Carrie sing beautifully also! They are top class entertainers, but they present more than just entertainment -- it comes from their soul and spirit !

David's wife, Carrie, a graduate from Millikin University School of Music, Decatur, Illinois; began singing at a very early age. Carrie grew up singing and playing for various country music shows and organizations. After moving to Nashville in 1993, she met David and they were married in 1994.

David played on Willie Nelson’s latest project and he and Carrie have both recorded with the legendary rocker Leon Russell, who was just inducted into the Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame in 2011.

David's wife, Carrie, a graduate from Millikin University School of Music, Decatur, Illinois; now joins him in his crusade for Christ. Raised in a Christian home, Carrie grew up singing and playing for various churches and organizations. After singing country music for twelve years, the Lord began to pull her in the direction of the ministry. Now, Carrie, with her voice, saxophone, keyboard, bass guitar, and guitar, lifts up the name of the Lord with music.

In 2002, Carrie was diagnosed with the chronic disease Multiple Sclerosis. After getting on a medication and taking a proactive approach to living with MS, Carrie is doing very well. Now she and David share their story of how they live their lives in a positive way despite the challenges, and they share their music as well, with others that are suffering with this disease all over the country.

David and Carrie make their home in Nashville, Tennessee.

 

Last Update: Tuesday, July 19, 2011