Sidney Smith Biography

From 1970 to 1980, New Orleans native Sidney Smith carved out a reputation as one of rock and rolls best lensmen.   From the Allman Brother’s Band to Paul McCartney, Sidney worked with almost every premier band of that era.  In the 1970’s, his photographs appeared regularly in numerous rock magazines such as Cream, Circus, Hit Parader, and Rolling Stone.  Enjoying much success in the field of photography, Sidney went on to spend much of the 1980’s and 90’s as the owner and operator of Merry Minstrel, an entertainment company that he marketed and franchised throughout numerous states around the country.  From the mid 1990’s to the present day, Sidney is owner and operator of Haunted History Tours, New Orleans’ most popular tour company.  Haunted History tours offers a wide variety of tours that are all based around the paranormal.  The tour company has been featured on A & E, the History Channel, Sci-Fi channel, Discovery, CNN, and is recommended by The Travel Channel as the #1 tour in New Orleans and the Tour not to miss!  Be sure to check out