Will Oldham (I)

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He has had a major recording career under numerous names: Palace, Palace Music, Palace Brothers, Palace Songs, Bonnie Prince Billy, and others. He is also known for strange, detached concert performances. See full bio »

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 2018 The Old Man & the Gun (performer: "Easy Does It" - as Bonnie 'Prince' Billy) / (writer: "Easy Does It")
 2018 #TAKEMEANYWHERE (Documentary) (writer: "Love Comes To Me")
 2017 Lean on Pete (performer: "The World's Greatest" - as Bonnie Prince Billy)
 2017/I Lucky (writer: "I See A Darkness")
 2016 Pete's Dragon (arranger: "The Dragon Song") / (lyrics: "The Dragon Song") / (music: "The Dragon Song") / (performer: "The Dragon Song" - as Bonnie 'Prince' Billy) / (producer: "The Dragon Song")
 2016 American Honey (performer: "Careless Love" - as Bonnie "Prince" Billy) / (writer: "Careless Love")
 2016 The Transfiguration (writer: "You Will Miss Me When I Burn")
 2015 True Detective (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Maybe Tomorrow (2015) ... (performer: "Intentional Injury" - as Bonnie Prince Billy)
 2015 Jes and Lora (Short) (performer: "Three Questions", "The Way") / (writer: "Three Questions", "The Way")
 2014 Valley Uprising (Documentary) (performer: "I'll Be Glad")
 2014 Zwei allein (TV Movie) (writer: "I See A Darkness")
 2013 Revenge of the Mekons (Documentary) (performer: "For The Mekons et al", "Beaten and Broken") / (writer: "For The Mekons et al")
 2013 Pensé que iba a haber fiesta (writer: "I See a Darkness")
 2011 This Must Be the Place (performer: "Lay & Love" - as Bonnie 'Prince' Billy) / (writer: "Lay & Love", "Open Up", "You Can Like It", "If It Falls, It Falls" - as W. Oldham)
 2008 Palermo Shooting (performer: "Death to Everyone" - as Bonnie Prince Billy) / (performer: "Torn and Brayed") / (writer: "Death to Everyone", "Torn and Brayed")
 2006 The Lives of the Saints (writer: "I See A Darkness")
 2005 Cry Wolf (performer: "Sea Lion") / (writer: "Sea Lion")
 2005 Drawing Restraint 9 ("Gratitude")
 2004 Dead Man's Shoes (performer: "A King at Night" - as Bonnie "Prince" Billy) / (writer: "A King at Night")
 2003 All the Real Girls (performer: "All These Vicious Dogs") / (writer: "All These Vicious Dogs")
 2002 Love Liza (performer: "Song Of All") / (writer: "Song Of All")
 2001 Cold Turkey (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Take However Long You Want")
 2000 Dean Quixote (writer: "New Partner")
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(October 31 to November 18, 1984) He played Billy in Wendell Berry's play, "The Cool of the Day," in '84 Shorts Festival (New One-Act Plays in Repertory) at the Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky with Bob Burrus (Edgar); Susan Bruyn (Ellie); Michael Kevin (Doc); Vaughn McBride (Pascal) and Kathleen Chalfant (... See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Interviews | 3 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Bonnie 'Prince' Billy | Bonnie Prince Billy | Paul Oldham

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Vocalist and main songwriter of the musical group Palace Brothers (aka Palace Music, Palace Songs, or simply Palace.) See more »


Bonnie 'Prince' Billy

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