The Billys | The Time Has Come

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The Time Has Come

by The Billys

Original, singer-songwriter duo, playing "junk-a-delic" folk music with great vocal harmonies, homemade "re-percussion" instruments, and guitars.
Genre: Folk: Modern Folk
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1. Chain Letter
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2. Nah Nah Nah
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3. Bread
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4. Tchaikovsky Canned
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5. The Wheel Song
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6. Wichita
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7. Christoffer
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8. I Will Follow
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9. I'm Not Growing Older
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10. Possum
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11. White Guy In A Western World
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12. Open Your Heart
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13. Old St. Helen
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14. Primordial Ooze lll
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
The Billys (Bill Melanson and Billy Jonas) met in 1990 while accompanying singer-songwriter David Wilcox at the Black Mountain Folk Festival in North Carolina, they grabbed nearby recycling containers and led the audience in spontaneous improvised "repercussion" jam.

The response was overwhelming: The Billys were born.

The Billys made 2 recordings during their illustrious 5 year international career.

The first, entitled " The Billys" is available only on cassette and was recorded live at Warren Wilson College in Swannanoa North Carolina, and live in the studio at Possum Palace.

For current information:

Bill Melanson is a currant member of "The Junk-A-Delic Orchestra", and can be found at melstring65@aol.com

Billy Jonas is touring nationally to support his latest CD "Life So Far" (which also features Bill Melanson on several songs).

For recordings call 1-800-669-4057 or go to www.billyjonas.com.

For booking a concert call Loyd Artists Agency at 800-476-6240, or email info@loydartists.com or visit the website at www.loydartists.com


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BBurney

Funny, witty, and just plain enjoyable
It was way back in 1993 when I heard this album played all the way through on the Dallas, Texas NPR station. I have been looking for it ever since. I have looked for it online forever and I'm grateful to CDBaby.com for carrying stuff like this. This CD is just fun and it's an excellent car travelling CD. Chain Letter is catchy; The Wheel Song is the best for travelling; I'm Not Growing Older is poignant; and the best track is Possum. I laughed the first time I heard it and have just thoroughly enjoyed listening to it ever since. This is a great, fun, and entertaining CD.

lydia ievins

yaay for CD release
years ago a friend of mine used to have this, and copied a couple tracks for me onto a mix tape. am glad to have both those and all the other brilliant songs on this album. clever lyrics, great music, lots of originality, fun to listen to.

mindy graham

great fun music for grownup kids
this music is so fresh,clever and original....makes you laugh,feel happy and want to sing and dance...love it,love it ,love it !

alice Cascorbi

Glad to find on CD
I first heard this albumn in 1994, working on a field biology crew in northern Minnesota. We shared a tape of the music, and I made a copy before the summer ended. I'd searched for a CD of this album for years, and just found it this year on CD Baby. It's everything I remembered, and more: Chain Letter brings even more laughs in the era of email Spam, and Christoffer still makes me tear up. Now that I live in the shadow of Old St. Helen, that rocking rock-ash-lava song is even more fun, and Primordial Ooze is still a hoot, even after Georgie was replaced by Bill and then by George Junior. It's funny, it's original, and I'm really glad to have finally found it on CD.