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
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