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|Also known as||Little Miss Jessie
Jessie Smith Lucas
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
|Died||February 4, 2021 (aged 79–80)|
|Associated acts||Benny Sharp
Ike & Tina Turner
Jessie Smith (1941 – February 4, 2021) was an American R&B singer. She began her career singing with musician Benny Sharp, recording as Little Miss Jessie.
Smith was best known as one of the original Ikettes in the Ike & Tina Turner Revue. She later sang backing vocals for many artists, including Dr. John, Paul Williams, Al Kooper, José Feliciano, and Leon Ware.
Smith died on February 4, 2021.
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