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10/7/15-Billy Joe Royal passes

Billy Joe Royal, a guest on "The Lost 45s" known for such hits as "Down in the Boondocks," "I Knew You When" "Cherry Hill Park" and "Tell It Like It Is" has died at age 73, according to news reports. Mr. Royal died in his sleep on Tuesday at his North Carolina home. "Mr. Royal was born April 3, 1942 in Valdosta, Georgia, and began singing at an early age. […]

todayOctober 7, 2015


9/5/12- Legendary Songwriter Joe South dies

Singer-songwriter Joe South, who penned hits in the 1960s and 1970s such as “Hush," "Yo Yo” "Rose Garden" and “Down in the Boondocks” died Wednesday. South was 72. He also wrote and performed songs like "Walk a Mile in My Shoes" and "Games People Play." South, whose real name was Joseph Souter, died at his home in Buford, GA. South was an inductee in the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame […]

todaySeptember 6, 2012