August 21, 2016 Michelle

Billy Vera – Part 1 – A Blue-Eyed Soul Journey – Atlantic Records, The Apollo and More

In this Part 1 of 2 NOL Music Series, Billy Vera, prolific songwriter, artist, author & historian, chronicles his early days as a budding musician and his journey leading up to writing hit songs for major artists. He shares loads of stories, such as his first appearance at the legendary Apollo Theatre and how his hit song “At This Moment” was written. Hear Billy’s ups and downs of being a blue-eyed soul artist in the 60’s, 70’s and early 80’s.

 

Show Notes – Part 1:

Billy’s website: www.billyvera.com

Billy’s #1 hit “At This Moment”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O2ur063fMhs

Billy’s Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billy_Vera

Get the early hit songs ‘Storybook Children’ and ‘With Pen In Hand’:  https://www.amazon.com/Storybook-Children-VERA-BILLY-CLAY/dp/B0001BKB7A/ref=sr_1_1?s=music&ie=UTF8&qid=1471665913&sr=1-1&keywords=storybook+children

In-episode ad mention:

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