Bio

Stuff Smith (Hezekiah Leroy Gordon Smith); a violinist who came into his own in the mid 1930's with songs like "You'se a Viper", an iconic popular early smoking marijuana song and "I'se a Muggin". Muggin was a term for "doing a doobie, joint, weed, reefer, etc."

A favorite at the Onyx Club in New York City, Smith wrote " 'S Wonderful" with George and Ira Gershwin.