‘Ubangi Stomp’ by Warren Smith

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Ubangi Stomp is an American rockabilly song written by Charles Underwood, who worked with Sun Studios founder Sam Phillips in Memphis, and first released on record by Humphreys County, Mississippi, native Warren Smith in 1956. While the song didn’t make the charts, it went on to become a rockabilly standard and has been covered by many artists. Early in his career, Smith performed with Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Roy Orbison. Smth’s recording of Ubangi Stomp appears on many compilation albums, including The Sun Records Collection and The Best of Bob Dylan’s Theme Time Radio Hour.


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