Billy James AKA (Billy James Raymond) Born In Statesboro, Georgia
Singer,Songwriter, Guitarist, Keyboardist, Producer, Arranger.
influence by otis redding, Marvin Gay, The Beatles, and others. Opening act for
Jim Weatherly was born on March 17, 1943 in Pontotoc, Mississippi. In 1974, he had a top 11 hit with his ballad 'The Need To Be'. His biggest success came as a songwriter for Gladys Knight and the Pips who recorded Neither One Of Us (Wants To Be The First To Say Goodbye), The Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me, and re-worked 'Midnight Plane To Houston' into 'Midnight Train To Georgia.
Crystal Swing is a family band based in East Cork, Ireland. It consists of mother Mary Murray-Burke and her teenage children, Derek Burke and Dervla Burke. They dance all night to the mariachi 'til there ain't nobody left standing. National Joke