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"Love Monkey"

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"In The Homestretch"


Ryan Thomas Smelle – “In The Homestretch”
14 Song LP – Release Date: December 9th, 2021)


1 – Today
2 – Honestly
3 – More
4 – Easier Said Than Done
5 – Story To Tell
6 – Novel Study
7 – Good Grief
8 – It’s About Time
9 – Ailments
10 – Something Restless
11 – Cross The Line
12 – Misery Loves Company
13 – Shame Shame
14 – All The Good Things

All songs written, instruments played, produced, recorded, mixed and mastered by Ryan Thomas Smelle.






About Ryan


Ryan Thomas Smelle is a singer/songwriter that has been playing in and around the Niagara Region for over 20 years.  He is often found performing solo as ‘Ryan Thomas Smelle’ or as a duo/trio under the names of ‘Ryan Thomas Duo’ or ‘Ryan Thomas Trio’ respectively.  His music crosses many genres and includes acoustic, folk, pop, rock, country and adult contemporary.  Ryan will liven up any venue with his charismatic performing and interactive crowd engagement all while providing some ear pleasing melodies.

Ryan’s passion for creating his own original works has re-emerged after a hiatus from the music scene to take care of issues with his young and growing family.  He is now the proud father of two.  These personal experiences have helped Ryan to grow emotionally and creatively as a song writer helping him to offer heartfelt lyrics and soulful songs.

Ryan is open to a variety of cover performances, as well, playing hits from the 60’s to today in a variety of genres.

Enjoy Ryan Thomas Smelle’s new style of songwriting on all streaming platforms, or dive into his older pop rock catalogue, on the website, to experience his songwriting evolution.  You can also catch him at a venue near you and enjoy some engaging family friendly music that will make you tap your foot and move along.

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Ryan's Testimonials

Kind Words From People

  • Bryce Honsinger - Fellow Teacher
    ``I have had the privilege of hearing the wonderful music Ryan creates for many years. His sound is unique, as are the deep messages that are embedded within his songs. His experiences have crafted him into the musician he has become. As with all true artists, there is profound meaning and intentionally behind all he does and creates. Not only is Ryan a talented musician, but he is also a very generous person. In 2016, my son Jacob was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. In 2018, Ryan donated his time and talents to play at a fundraiser for Jacob and our family. The crowd loved Ryan’s powerful music, and the enthusiasm he brought to the room was electrifying. He truly had the audience in the palm of his hand.``
  • Mike Strange - Co-Founder of Heaters Heroes | Founder of the BoxRun Charitable Foundation | City Councillor of Niagara Falls
    ``Ryan is one of the best entertaining, interactive musicians that goes over and beyond when playing cover songs or one of his amazing originals. He is a kind hearted and genuine, he will donate his time for a cause, especially for sick children. I have dealt with hundreds of musicians throughout owning a bar and doing charity events and I can tell you that Ryan is probably the most professional entertainer that I have ever dealt with.``
  • Tara Murley - The Manhattan Bar and Grill
    ``Ryan has the charisma and talent to get the crowd engaged. His witt and charm compliment his performance perfectly. He is a favorite at the Manhattan Bar and Grill. Our guests always look forward to a Saturday evening with Ryan!``

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