Billy Joe Royal (April 3, 1942 – October 6, 2015) was an American pop and country singer. His most successful record was "Down in the Boondocks" in 1965. Born in Valdosta, Georgia to Clarence Royal and Mary Sue Smith, and raised in Marietta, Georgia, Royal performed at the Georgia Jubilee in Atlanta during his teens.
Billy Joe Royal (April 3, 1942 – October 6, 2015) was an American pop and country singer. Born in Valdosta, Georgia, and raised in Marietta, Georgia, Royal became a local star at the Bamboo Ranch in Savannah in the 1950s and 1960s. He is best known for the 1965 US Top 10 pop hit "Down in the Boondocks", which, along with the singles "I Knew You When" (Top 20, 1965) and "Hush" (1967), were written and produced by Joe South. Another South composition, "Yo-Yo," just missed the top 40 in Canada and charted poorly in the . View full artist profile. Play all. Gary Puckett & The Union Gap. 109,252 listeners.
Billy Joe Royal Format: Audio Cassette. Love it. I was looking for this album for some time original recordings.
Hush" is a song written by American composer and musician Joe South, for recording artist Billy Joe Royal, whose single peaked at number 52 on the Billboard Hot 100 on 28 October – 11 November 1967, and No. 45 in Canada. South himself recorded the song in 1968, and included it on his second album, Games People Play. Deep Purple and Kula Shaker had later hits with covers of the song.
Billy Joe Royal Featuring "Hush" (LP, Album, Mono). S 63328, S 63 328. Billy Joe Royal. Featuring Hush (LP, Album). Cbs, cbs.
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In Love Romantic Evening. The Very Best of Billy Joe Royal: The Columbia Years (1965-1971). These 23 tracks include the original versions of his '60s hits "Down in the Boondocks" and "Cherry Hill Park," along with the lesser-known "I Knew You When," "I've Got to Be Somebody," and Joe South's tune "Yo-Yo" (which became a Top Five hit for the Osmonds in 1971). This a quality single-disc compilation highlighting Royal's output with Columbia.
Tracklist: 1. Billy Joe Royal - Down in the Boondocks (2:44) 2. Billy Joe Royal - Cherryhill Park (2:56) 3. Billy Joe Royal - I Knew You When (2:38) 4. Billy Joe Royal - Up on the Roof (2:36) 5. Billy Joe Royal - On Broadway (2:54) 6. Billy Joe Royal - Save the Last Dance for Me (2:36) 7. Billy Joe Royal - Drift
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