Paul Granville Samwell-Smith (born Paul G. Smith, 8 May 1943, in Brentford, West London, England)  is an English musician and record producer. He was a founding member and the bassist of the 1960s English rock band the Yardbirds, which launched leading guitarists Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page to fame.
Paul Smith (n. Richmond, Surrey, Inglaterra, 8 de mayo de 1943) es un músico y productor discográfico del Reino Unido. Fue uno de los fundadores de la banda de Blues rock The Yardbirds. En 1962 formó la banda junto a Keith Relf, Anthony Topham, Chris Dreja, y Jim McCarty.
30 de abr. de 2020 · Paul Samwell-Smith’s career has largely been spent behind the mixing desk as a hugely successful engineer and producer, but he is also acclaimed as a founding member of the Yardbirds. Back in 1963, it wasn’t the done thing to both play in the band and also have responsibility for the recordings; indeed, there were still recording ...
Born in Twickenham, Surrey, England, in 1943, Samwell-Smith reached his teens just as rock & roll was hitting England, and quickly became an enthusiast not only for that sound, but also for American blues.
8 de dic. de 2022 · Interview with PAUL SAMWELL-SMITH December 2022 In terms of perspective, he seemed to have everything: he was a member of THE YARDBIRDS, a British blues band acclaimed for their sonic experiments that would be deemed legendary, and a successful songwriter whose numbers would be covered by hundreds of artists, including David Bowie ...
role in the Yardbirds. In the Yardbirds. …25, 1943, Liverpool, Merseyside), bassist Paul Samwell-Smith (b. May 8, 1943, London), and guitarist Anthony (“Top”) Topham (b. July 3, 1947, Southall, Middlesex). Later members were Jeff Beck (b.
Paul Samwell-Smith (* 8. Mai 1943 in Richmond, London, als Paul Smith) ist ein britischer Musiker und Produzent, der vor allem als Gründungsmitglied und Bassist der englischen Rockband The Yardbirds bekannt wurde.