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Jewel 'Sammi' Smith (1944February 21, 2005) was a country music singer, best known for her ballad, "Help Me Make It Through The Night", which reached #1 on the US charts in 1971. Smith won a Grammy for best country vocal performance-female in 1971 for "Help Me Make It Through The Night," which was written by Kris Kristofferson. 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... February 21 is the 52nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Country music, also called country and western music or country-western, is an amalgam of popular musical forms developed in the Southern United States, with roots in traditional folk music, Celtic Music, Blues, Gospel music, and Old-time music. ... Simon Le Bon lead singer of Duran Duran in concert, 2003. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) is a common year starting on Friday (click for link to calendar). ... Kris Kristofferson Kris Kristofferson (born June 22, 1936 in Brownsville, Texas) is an influential country music songwriter, singer and actor. ...

Smith produced her first hit, "So Long Charlie Brown," in 1967. Six years later, she moved to Dallas, where she joined the "Outlaw Movement" with Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings. Smith also found time to celebrate her Apache heritage. She was a frequent visitor to an Apache reservation in Arizona, where she made pottery and jewelry. 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Dallas redirects here. ... Willie Hugh Nelson (born April 30, 1933) is an American guitarist and country singer, originally from Abbott, Texas. ... Waylon Jennings (June 15, 1937 – February 13, 2002) was a respected and influential American country music singer and guitarist, born in Littlefield, Texas. ... State nickname: The Grand Canyon State, The Copper State Official languages English Capital Phoenix Largest city Phoenix Governor Janet Napolitano (D) Senators John McCain (R) Jon Kyl (R) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 6th 295,254 km² 0. ... Unfired green ware pottery on a traditional drying rack at Conner Prairie living history museum. ... Jewelry (the American spelling; spelled jewellery in Commonwealth English) consists of ornamental devices worn by persons, typically made with gems and precious metals. ...

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CMT.com : Sammi Smith : Biography (504 words)
Jewel Fay Smith was born in Orange, Calif., on Aug. 5, 1943.
While Smith was never a headliner in the Outlaw movement of the late '70s, she was a close friend of Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson and occasionally shared the stage with them.
Smith devoted considerable time and resources helping Native Americans, particularly the Apaches, a tribe to which she was related.
Sammi Smith - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1002 words)
Sammi Smith was born in Orange County, California, in 1943 but spent her childhood in the Southwest.
In 1970, Smith signed with a new label Mega Records and her first hit for her new label was called "He's Everywhere", which made the top 25 on the country charts.
Sammi Smith was actually one of only two female country vocalists in the outlaw country movement of the 1970s.
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