Billy Smiley

Jun 06, 2007
Jul 15, 2002
Jan 01, 1986

Billy Smiley is listed in the credits for the following albums:

Year Artist Album Role
1981 Gary McSpadden It Was Enough Songwriter
1982 Truth Keeper Of My Heart Songwriter
1982 White Heart White Heart Producer, Songwriter, Keyboards, Guitars, Vocals
1982 Steve Archer Solo Keyboards, Background Vocals
1983 Gaither Vocal Band Passin' The Faith Along Producer, Songwriter, Arrangements
1983 Sandi Patty More than Wonderful Songwriter, Trumpet
1983 Imperials Side by Side Songwriter
1984 Candy Christmas Heart of Fire Producer, Songwriter, Arrangements, Background Vocals
1984 Andrus, Blackwood & Co. Holiday Songwriter
1984 Sandi Patty Songs from the Heart Songwriter
1984 Geoff Moore Where Are the Other Nine? Producer, Songwriter, Background Vocals
1984 White Heart Vital Signs Songwriter, Piano, Acoustic Guitar, Vocals
1984 Harry Browning & Laury Boone Push Back the Darkness Songwriter
1984 Scott Wesley Brown Kingdom of Love Songwriter
1984 Farrell & Farrell The Best of Farrell & Farrell Songwriter
1984 Farrell & Farrell Choices Songwriter
1985 Angie Lewis Heart Dance Producer, Songwriter, Arrangements
1985 Twenty Twenty Twenty Twenty Producer, Songwriter, Mixed, Keyboards, Vocals
1985 White Heart Hotline Producer, Songwriter, Keyboards, Guitars, Vocals
1986 Angie Lewis What's It Gonna Take Producer, Songwriter, Arrangements, Mixed
1986 Silverwind Set Apart Songwriter
1986 Candy Christmas Arms of Love Songwriter
1986 Sandi Patty Morning Like This Songwriter
1986 Geoff Moore Over the Edge Producer, Songwriter, Arranger, Keyboards, Background Vocals
1986 White Heart Live at Six Flags Songwriter, Guitars, Vocals
1986 White Heart Don't Wait for the Movie Producer, Songwriter, Keyboards, Guitars, Trumpet, Vocals
1986 Farrell & Farrell Manifesto Background Vocals
1987 Sandi Patty The Gift Goes On Songwriter
1987 Geoff Moore The Distance Producer, Songwriter, Background Vocals
1987 White Heart Greatest Hits Producer, Songwriter, Keyboards, Guitars, Vocals
1987 White Heart Emergency Broadcast Songwriter, Guitar, Background Vocals
1987 Margaret Becker Never For Nothing Producer, Songwriter, Percussion, Vocals
1987 First Call Undivided Songwriter
1988 Sandi Patty Make His Praise Glorious Songwriter
1988 Geoff Moore & The Distance A Place to Stand Producer, Songwriter, Mixed, Background Vocals
1988 Petra On Fire Songwriter
1989 One Bad Pig Smash Producer, Mixed, Arranger, Songwriter
1989 White Heart Collector's Disc (Whiteheart / Vital Signs) Producer, Songwriter, Keyboards, Guitars, Vocals
1989 Petra Petra Means Rock Songwriter
1989 White Heart Freedom Songwriter, Guitars, Vocals
1990 One Bad Pig Swine Flew Producer, Mixed, Background Vocals
1990 White Heart Souvenirs Producer, Songwriter, Keyboards, Guitars, Vocals
1990 White Heart Power House Producer, Songwriter, Guitars, Background Vocals
1991 One Bad Pig I Scream Sunday Producer, Mixed, Songwriter, Background Vocals
1991 Imperials Big God Songwriter
1991 Newsboys Boys Will Be Boyz Songwriter
1991 Rachel Rachel Way To My Heart Producer, Arranger, Songwriter, Acoustic Guitar
1992 White Heart Tales of Wonder Producer, Songwriter, Guitars, Background Vocals
1992 Margaret Becker Steps of Faith Producer
1993 Rachel Rachel You Oughta Know By Now Producer, Arranger, Songwriter, Acoustic and Electric Guitars, Mandolin
1993 White Heart Quiet Storm: The Ballads Producer, Songwriter, Keyboards, Guitars, Vocals
1993 White Heart Highlands Producer, Songwriter, Guitars, Background Vocals
1994 White Heart Nothing but the Best Radio Classics Producer, Songwriter, Guitars, Background Vocals
1994 White Heart Nothing but the Best Rock Classics Producer, Songwriter, Guitars, Background Vocals
1994 White Heart Vital Signs Gold Series Songwriter, Piano, Acoustic Guitar, Vocals
1994 Idle Cure Eclipse Producer, Engineers, Vocals
1995 Kenny Marks World Gone Mad Songwriter
1995 Geoff Moore Familiar Stranger: The Early Works of Geoff Moore Producer, Songwriter, Background Vocals
1995 White Heart Attack! Producer, Songwriter, Guitars, Background Vocals
1995 Petra Rock Block Songwriter
1995 White Heart Inside Producer, Engineer, Songwriter, Guitars, Background Vocals
1996 Swirling Eddies Sacred Cows Songwriter
1996 White Heart Early Years Producer, Songwriter, Guitars, Vocals
1997 White Heart Redemption Producer, Songwriter, Guitars, Background Vocals
1998 The Normals Better Than This Producer, Songwriter, Engineer, Mellotron
2000 White Heart Hits from the Heart Producer, Songwriter, Keyboards, Guitars, Vocals
2000 White Heart Millennium Archives Songwriter, Keyboards, Guitars, Vocals
2016 Jean Watson Wonder Producer

Billy Smiley

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As a founding member and producer of White Heart, Billy Smiley has helped discover, develop, produce, write, and A&R for such artists as: The Newsboys, Steven Curtis Chapman, The Normals, Aaron Shust, Johnny Cash, Petra, Margaret Becker, BeBe & CeCe Winans, Geoff Moore & the Distance, The Gaither Vocal Band, 4 Him, Rachel Rachel, and Michael English.

As a songwriter for EMI, BMG, Warner/Word, Brentwood/Benson he has co-written 22 no. 1 songs, and over 50 top 10 songs.

He has produced more than 60 albums, and 30 No. 1 songs. He received 5 Grammy Nominations, one producing the Grammy nominated song “Silent Night”, recorded by BeBe & CeCe Winans, and co-produced with Dann Huff the Grammy nominated album, “WhiteHeart”. His production credits also include the Grammy nominated album “Tales of Wonder”. White Heart went on to tour worldwide through 1998, selling over 2.5 million records, with 17 no. 1 singles, and 23 Dove nominations.

His formal training includes a bachelor’s degree in Music Theory and Composition from Azusa Pacific University in Southern California.

Leigh, B. (2011). About Billy Smiley. Retrieved August 4, 2011, from Northern Shore Productions website: http://billysmiley.com/about

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