Billy Smythe 
Last updated: 05.03.23
All that can presently (November 2019) be gleaned about Billy Smythe from sheet music covers and by internet searching is that he has 2 works published.
Of ragtime interest is Hesitation Blues (?)
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Ragtime Music CDs:
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This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 7 works by Billy Smythe. It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
Hesitation Blues 1915 Scott Middleton (co-author)  wvicon.gif
Hesitation Blues - Song (w&m) 1915  wvicon.gif
Arithmetic of Love 1916 F.C. Metcalfe (words)  Pub.
Joy Man Blues 1916 Scott Middleton (co-author)
Just Forget (w&m) 1921 Art Gillham (co-author)  wvicon.gif
Mean Blues 1923 Art Giliham (words)  wvicon.gif
Deacon Told Me I Was Good, The (w&m) 1924 Art Gillham (co-author)
Art Gillham (perf.)