Granger Kelly Smith (born September 4, 1979), also known as Earl Dibbles Jr, is an American country music singer and songwriter. He has released seven studio albums, one live album, and one EP.
Granger Smith was signed to a contract at the age of nineteen in Nashville, Tennessee. He has performed three times at the White House, and in 2008 he travelled to perform for soldiers in Iraq and Kuwait. His 2013 album Dirt Road Driveway peaked at 15 on US country charts and number 11 on US indie charts.
Smith’s EP 4×4 was co-produced by Granger and Frank Rogers. The album debuted on the Top Country Albums chart at No. 6, and reached No. 51 on Billboard 200. The lead single from the album was “Backroad Song”, which sold over 32,000 downloads in its first week of release, entering the iTunes Country Singles chart at Number Two, the iTunes Canada Country Chart at number one and the Billboard Country Digital Sales Chart at number four.
On August 12, 2015, Granger announced he had signed with Broken Bow Records imprint Wheelhouse Records, which also assumed promotion of “Backroad Song”.
Some of Smith’s recordings make use of an alter ego named Earl Dibbles Jr.