Billy Joe Royal

Billy Joe Royal

There are 15 comments on the WLVW-FM Salisbury story from Mar 10, 2007, titled Billy Joe Royal. In it, WLVW-FM Salisbury reports that:

Best known for his country-flavored rock hit "Down in the Boondocks," Billy Joe Royal had a long career that saw him become one of the first pop performers to successfully revive his commercial fortunes by ... via WLVW-FM Salisbury

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PEGGY COX

Pilot Mountain, NC

#1 Sep 28, 2007


BILLY JOE ROYAL, HAS A BEAUTIFUL VOICE I COULD LISTEN TO HIM SING FOREVER.HE IS A NICE AND FRIENDLY GUY. I GO TO MANY CONCERTS IN N.C. TO SEE HIM AND REALLY ENJOY IT.


GREAT GUY
Linda

North Sioux City, SD

#2 May 20, 2009
I used to watch Billy Joe Royal every time he came to my hometown in Gastonia, NC...or I'd go to Charlotte. We moved to Tunica about 5 years ago and we saw him several times there at Bally's. I haven't seen him in about 3 years or so. I always wondered why he never married. God knows in his younger days he could have had any woman he wanted. For his age, he's still gorgeous, at least I think so, but you never hear about a woman. I think he must keep her in hiding cause the media is so viscious. Sure wish he'd come to Biloxi, MS
Peggy Cox

Cary, NC

#3 Jun 15, 2009
Hi my name is Peggy Cox from Pilot Mtn n,c. I go see Billy every chance I get he is a great performer and he is a very nice guy. I love to hear him sing he really puts on a good show if he ever comes to your hometown u really need to go hear him sing.I have met him several times and he always takes time to talk to me and all his fans.I'll always love him. Peggy Cox
Homer

Cedar Rapids, IA

#4 Jan 6, 2010
I didn't know he was still alive
bky

Middleboro, MA

#5 Jan 20, 2010
music drowns out his voice, otherwise great
Bill Willis

Aliso Viejo, CA

#6 May 19, 2010
Billy Joe Royal is a great performer. Still puts on a great show. I heard a new( I hadn't heard it before)song by him, I think it is called"If I Could". Any body know anything about this recording. I like it. BJR still plays the casinos a lot. If you get a chance to hear him I agree with the others, go see Billy Joe live while you still can.
Sheilah

Arlington, TX

#7 Jul 31, 2010
I just saw Billy Joe for the first time last night. He put on a great show. I had heard his music for years when I was with my mother, who by the way LOVES him. I really didn't care to go, but I'm glad I did. I was quiet impressed. He has beautiful blue eyes which I got to see from the front row.
BILLY JOE FAN

Baxley, GA

#8 Aug 5, 2010
I remember back in the day when Billy Joe Royal was performing at the Bamboo Ranch located on the old Westside traffic circle just outside Savannah. That was when he was getting his start in music. Always had a full house and worked the crowd really well. My favorite songs was "I Knew You When" back in 1965 and "Ain't If Funny How Time Slips Away". Was then, have always been and will always be a Billy Joe Royal fan.
dave howell

Jacksonville, NC

#9 Jun 16, 2012
Saw BJR live at Hartford fairgrounds in Croton, Ohio several years ago. A dynamic performer and a class act. See him perform if ever you get the chance.
FAB

Belton, KY

#10 Jun 17, 2012
I used to work for the man that managed Billy Joe Royal when Down In The Boondocks" was popular.
justme

Columbus, GA

#11 Jun 22, 2012
Well I've hunted and fished with his cousin, who is also a fine human being. Must run in the family.
zazbo

Columbus, OH

#12 Jun 23, 2012
FAB wrote:
I used to work for the man that managed Billy Joe Royal when Down In The Boondocks" was popular.
Wow! That's beyond exciting!
tim

Garden City, MO

#13 Feb 7, 2013
where is billy joe royal now and is he still performing ?
morgan

Olathe, KS

#14 Feb 7, 2013
I have been to several of his concerts, what an awesome singer and person he is. He only gets better with age. I recently bought his gospel cd, it is really good. He is my favorite singer,i have most all of his music. I always check to see if he has new cds .he will never go out of style.1
Caroline

Somerset, KY

#15 May 9, 2015
Totally the best I have seen him and talked with him love him I got my nieces hooked on his music they love it would like to see him again!❤

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