There are at least two artists/musicians by the name of Warren Smith. Warren Smith (b. 7 February 1932, Humphreys County, Mississippi - d. 31 January 1980) was a pioneer rockabilly singer and guitar player. Smith was born to Ioda and Willie Warren Smith, who divorced when he was young. He was raised by his maternal grandparents in Louise, Mississippi where they had a small farm and dry goods store.