Billy Vera Music:
Billy’s musical career spans the past four decades and many different musical genres, from R&B to Soul, from Country to Rock-n-roll. Often compared to the vocal stylings of the great blues singers, he remains one of the most respected and greatest vocalists of our time.
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Billy Vera Big Band Jazz
The latest from Billy Vera, a rich big band sound from BV’s 18 piece band. A tribute to the great black songwriters of the 1920s, 30s, & 40s. Grammy nominee Chris Walden did the arrangements. The talented Tamela D’Amico adds some sexy spice on a duet of “I’ll Never Be Free.”
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The Best of Billy Vera & the Beaters:
Featuring all the Billy Vera & the Beaters classics and three previously unreleased cuts, in glorious remastered sound. Includes the original hit version of “At This Moment” as made famous on the iconic 80s sitcom, Family Ties.
At This Moment: A Retrospective:
Featuring many of Billy’s fan faves from throughout the years and his original “Papa Come Quick” – which was also recorded by Bonnie Raitt on her bestselling “Luck of the Draw” album.
Billy Vera & the Beaters
(the “logo” CD)
All the best, now remastered with even better sound quality.
Featuring a previously unreleased studio version of “At This Moment”, this album has all re-mastered tracks of your favorites. “”If I Were a Magician”, “Ronnie’s Song”, plus rare songs from Billy’s movie appearances.
The Billy Vera Story
An overview of Billy’s entire recording career from his first hit, “Storybook Children”, with the late Judy Clay.
Includes BV’s first solo hit, “With Pen in Hand”, the #1 smash “At This Moment”, his original versions of “Papa Come Quick”. “If I Were A Magician”, & “Room With a View” – made famous by Bonnie Raitt and Lou Rawls respectively.;
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Some of the career highlights:
*”At This Moment” #1 January, 1987, exposed on NBC’s Family Ties
*1st hit record: “Storybook Children” duet with Judy Clay, Atlantic Records, 1967.
*2013 Grammy Win: Best Album Notes for the Ray Charles box set “Singular Genius: The Complete ABC Singles”.
*1st solo hit: “With Pen In Hand”, Atlantic, 1968.
*1st hit as a songwriter: “Mean Old World Ricky Nelson”, 1965.
*1st #1 as a songwriter: “I Really Got The Feeling”, Dolly Parton, 1979.
*1st Biggest selling song: At This Moment” thanks to Michael Buble’s CD “Crazy Love”, over eight million sold so far – and still going strong!
*2nd Biggest selling song: “Papa Come Quick (Jody & Chico)” on Bonnie Raitt’s “Luck of the Draw” – over 5 million to date.
*1st acting role: as Pinky Carruthers in
“The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai”
*1st #1 as a record producer: Lou Rawls’s Grammy-nominated “At Last”
*Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame near Capitol Records building.
*Peabody Award for Excellence in Radio Broadcasting.
*Noted music historian / has produced over 200 reissue albums.
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