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Billy Joe Royal

Singer Billy Joe Royal has enjoyed a successful musical career which spans over forty years and encompasses the pop, rock and country music genres. He was born on April 3, 1942 in Valdosta, Georgia and raised in Marietta, Georgia. Royal hails from a family of musical entertainers. Billy Joe made his public debut at age five in a first-grade ... See full bio »
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 2006 Glory Road (performer: "Down in the Boondocks")
 2001 Riding in Cars with Boys (performer: "Down in the Boondocks")
 1973 A Name for Evil (performer: "Mountain Woman")
 1968 Mondo Daytona (Documentary) (performer: "Down in the Boondocks")
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #2.16 (1965) ... (performer: "Down in the Boondocks", "I've Got to Be Somebody")
- Episode #2.6 (1965) ... (performer: "Down in the Boondocks', "I Knew You When")
 1965 Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.40 (1965) ... (performer: "Down in the Boondocks")
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I say this with all humility. The old voice has stood up, you know. I think if I'd ever stopped for four or five years or didn't sing all the time, it might've gone away. It's like working out with weights.

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