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A Day Like Today

by Billy Hester

A good mix of old to new Country tunes
Genre: Country: Modern Country
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1. A Day Like Today
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2. The Real Survivor
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3. The Good Lord Works (In Mysterious Ways)
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4. Just Around the Bend
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5. Everything's Coming Up Peaches
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6. Missing
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7. Good for Nothing Something
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8. Cajun Run
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9. Is That You
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10. Temporary Tattoo
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Billy Hester was born in Houston, Texas. Raised in a family of musical talent, Billy was determined to play his part. “I remember as a kid, my best friend’s dad had a country band. I would sit and watch them rehearse for hours just waiting for them to take a break so I could jump on the guitar and try to mimic their licks.” A fun loving guy and entertainer, Billy played and sang along side his mother in church and was sure to be seen and heard picking a Haggard song or two at all the local gatherings. Billy won his high school talent show and went on to raise quite an uproar in bars around town.

In 1999 he was asked to be the front man for a new country band called “Nine Point Mesa”. The band consisted of some great local Texas players and a few members from the award winning band “Little Texas”. After cutting six songs in the studio and a year of club dates the band separated, but Billy didn’t stop there.
He moved to Nashville, Tennessee in February of 2001. Since then he has started his own publishing company, records demos and can pride himself with the fact that he’s a songwriter.

Billy’s influences include such artists as Travis Tritt, Merle Haggard, Elvis Presley, Lynyrd Skynyrd, John Conlee to name a few. Billy holds some imposing credentials. He has performed at many venues including the 2001 and 2002 Houston Live Stock Show and Rodeo cook-off. The Liberty Opry House - Liberty Texas, The Gator Festival - Anahuac, Texas, The Water Festival - Lake Chicot, Arkansas, The 2002-2008, Winters Brothers Southern Summer Jam, won runner-up in both the 2005 Billboard Songwriting Contest and the 2005 John Lennon Songwriting Contest and has made numerous appearances on Public Access Channel 19 out of Nashville, Tennessee.

There is no doubt that Billy loves what he does. You can hear it in his voice and see it in his life.

“Every morning I wake up and try to think of new ways I can make a contribution to the world of Country Music “


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Fran Welborn

Awesome! Billy delivers heart, soul and FUN.
This CD is amoung the best out there. My favoriates are; 3, 5, 6, 9 & 10. Well heck, I love everyone of them! But, No. 9 is one that every one (who has lost a love - isn't that everyone?) can relate to. Should be No.1 on the charts. No. 10 is just a plain fun song that is so timely because of the tatto craze now - it should also be No.1 on the charts. Great Dance song!

I want to hear these songs and more on the radio. I want to see this artist on TV. Make it happen!

Cheryl Kaiser

I loved all the songs. My most favorite is # 9
Dear Billy,
I don't personally know you, but have worked with Fran up until her retirement. I admire you and feel you have a great talent. The songs mean more to me as I listen to the words. You make Fran & Carl proud to be their son-in-law.
I hope you go far in life with your music.

Jason Ingram

Rachel and I have just listened and think it sounds awesome! So happy that you are living your dream. We know your stars are lining up for the BIG TIME. Keep up the great music. We look forward to going into the store and buying your CD's one day real soon.

Brother Guy

Mo'Billy, Mo'Billy, Mo'Billy !!!
Mo'Billy please!This is one golden child.Who da-Billy?He da-Billy!Feel sorry for folks who haven't heard Billy sing.Favorite-The Good Lord works...Romantic favorite Missing,Most airplay candidate-Temporary Tattoo,most memorable-Good for Nothin'Somethin',I keep playing over and over-Everything's Comin'UpPeaches


From Lights to Mic
I knew from the first time I heard Billy's music & voice when he performed at "Open Mic Night" at the "Crooked Ferret" that he has something "special"... Sure glad we got you off of the "lights detail" and put you behind the Microphone! Great CD.... Love It! I love the diversity of the music on this CD... Billy's talent is phenominal!

Jerry in Houston

Damn Boy, Mama must be proud!!!
This kid has rocked ever since he picked up his first guitar. Keep up the good work and tell the folks I said HOWDY!

Roland Torres

From the Second Nature project of 1999
Don't know if you remember me Billy. I was in your last project before you left to join 9 Point Mesa. You did a great job on this album. I'm surprised you haven't done more. Keep em' comin

Roland Torres

Second Nature to you
A great mix of tunes. A very talented singer. Roland, bassist for Second Nature

DeAnna Finney

Hey Dani and I liked it alot
I really enjoyed listening to the cd on this site. It was really great. Hope you go far with it.