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Billy Strange

g, acg, 1930-2012 US, Long Beach, California
Singer / Musician / Songwriter of Rock and Soundtrack
A.k.a. William Everett Strange

Singer, songwriter, guitarist and actor. Born : September 29, 1930 in Long Beach, California. Died : February 22, 2012 in Franklin, Tennessee. Billy recorded with Elvis Presley, Nat King Cole, Chubby Checker (and many others) and arranged Nancy Sinatra's N. 1 pop hit "These Boots Are Made for Walkin'".Married to singer Jeanne Black.

     
Instruments
  • Guitar
  • Acoustic guitar
Genres
  • Rock
  • Soundtrack
  • Pop
  • Folk
  • World
Popular Tracks   
The Girl From Ipanema on The James Bond Theme/Walk, Don't Run '64 by Billy Strange
Twelve-String Guitar Rag on L'art de la guitare à 12 Cordes by Mason Williams
House Of The Rising Sun on The James Bond Theme/Walk, Don't Run '64 by Billy Strange
Honey, Miss Me When I'm Gone on L'art de la guitare à 12 Cordes by Mason Williams
Don't Think Twice, It's Alright on Strange Country by Billy Strange
The James Bond Theme on The James Bond Theme/Walk, Don't Run '64 by Billy Strange
Cowboys and Indians on Great Western Themes by Various Artists
Wabash Cannonball on Railroad Man - The Songs & Sounds Of The Steam Era by Billy Strange
These Boots Are Made for Walking on In the Mexican Bag by Billy Strange & The Mexican Brass
Saints Soul Song on L'art de la guitare à 12 Cordes by Mason Williams

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Catsup & HoneyBilly Strange2009Compil.
Strange CountryBilly Strange1996Compil.
Strange CountryBilly Strange1996Album
The Billy Strange Discothek SoundBilly Strange1996Compil.
Railroad ManBilly Strange1991Compil.
The HustleBilly Strange1975Single
Jaws - Filmmusik Der Weisse HaiBilly Strange1975Single
Theme From The Film JawsBilly Strange1975Single
Jaws / The Good The Bad And The UglyBilly Strange1975Single
Películas Del OesteBilly Strange1973Album
The Big Guitars Of Glen Campbell, Mason Williams, 12 String Guitar Band, Billy Strange, Howard Roberts, Tommy Tedesco, Jim Mcguinn, Joe MaphisGlen Campbell, Mason Williams, Jim McGuinn, Tommy Tedesco, Joe Maphis, Howard Roberts, Billy Strange, 12 String Guitar Band1973Compil.
Bunny O'HareBilly Strange1971Album
Golden Guitar Double DeluxeBuddy Merrill / Billy Strange & The Challengers1969Compil.
Great Western ThemesBilly Strange1969Compil.
High ChaparralBilly Strange1969Single
GoldfingerBilly Strange1969Single
Railroad ManBilly Strange1968Album
Hang 'Em High / Five Card StudBilly Strange1968Single
Track-Walkin'Billy Strange1968Single
Lo Mejor De Billy Strange Su Guitarra Y OrquestaBilly Strange1967Compil.
Yours Is A World I Can't Live InBilly Strange1967Single
James Bond Double Feature: You Only Live Twice And Casino RoyaleBilly Strange1967Album
Billy Strange & The ChallengersBilly Strange & The Challengers1967Album
A Few Dollars MoreBilly Strange1967Single
Hava TequilaBilly Strange1966Single
King of the Road: The Big Guitar of Billy Strange Plays Roger Miller Hits!!Billy Strange1966Album
These Boots Are Made For WalkingBilly Strange1966Single
What If It Should RainBilly Strange & The Challengers1966Single
The Man From U.N.C.L.E.Billy Strange1966Single
Hava TequilaBilly Strange1966Single
Our Man FlintBilly Strange1966Single
In The Mexican BagBilly Strange1966Album
Chitarre A Go - GoBilly Strange1965Album
The James Bond Theme / GoldfingerBilly Strange1965Single
ThunderballBilly Strange1965Single
Satisfaction / All I Really Want To Do / What's New Pussycat / Trains & Boats & PlanesBilly Strange1965Single
RaunchyBilly Strange1965Single
Opération TonnerreBilly Strange1965Single
Succès Anglais 65Billy Strange1965Compil.
The Secret Agent FileBilly Strange1965Album
ThunderballBilly Strange1965Single
GoldfingerBilly Strange1965Single
RaunchyBilly Strange1965Single
English Hits Of '65Billy Strange1965Album
GoldfingerBilly Strange1965Album
Home On The Billy StrangeBilly Strange1965Album
Plays The Hits!Billy Strange1965Album
GoldfingerBilly Strange1965Single
The James Bond ThemeBilly Strange1965Single
Mrs. Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter / Cant You Hear My Heartbeat / Ticket To Ride / SilhouettesBilly Strange1965Single
The Best Of Billy StrangeBilly Strange1965Compil.
Folk Rock HitsBilly Strange1965Album
Get SmartBilly Strange1965Single
James Bond Contra GoldfingerBilly Strange1965Single
Les Thèmes Des Films De James Bond 007Billy Strange1964Single
Theme From The Munsters / GoldfingerBilly Strange1964Single
The James Bond ThemeBilly Strange1964Album
Blue Grass And Folk Blues... 5 String Banjo! With 12 String Guitar! (And Dobro)Don Parmley With Billy Strange1964Album
12 Guitarras De Billy StrangeBilly Strange1964Compil.
CharadeBilly Strange1964Single
M´GuitarBilly Strange1964Single
Mr. GuitarBilly Strange1964Album
Mr. GuitarBilly Strange1964Single
12 String GuitarBilly Strange1963Album
A Lotta LimboBilly Strange1963Single
The Funky 12 String GuitarThe Transients Featuring Billy Strange1963Album
Wabash Cannonball / Wildwood FlowerBilly Strange1963Single
The Funky 12 String GuitarThe Transients Featuring Billy Strange1963Album
Limbo RockBilly Strange1962Album
I'm Still Trying / Life Of PretendBilly Strange1962Single
Where Your Arms Used To BeBilly Strange1961Single
Soft Chains Of LoveBilly Strange1961Single
My Buddy's Girl / Say You're Mine, PorcupineBilly Strange with The Buddy Bregman Orchestra1956Single
I'll Never Change My Mind About You / Let Me In There, BabyBilly Strange1955Single
Shake The Hand Of A Stranger / Gamblin' HallBilly Strange1955Single
New Carroll County Blues / Just Bummin' AroundBilly Strange1953Album
Let Me Be The One / I'm Still A PrisonerBilly Strange1953Album
Kiss, Kiss, Kiss / Crazy Guilt RagBilly Strange1952Album
I Love You 24 Hours A Day / Hell TrainBilly Strange1952Single
Diesel Smoke, Dangerous CurvesBilly Strange1952Single
Diesel Smoke, Dangerous Curves/ Almanac SongBilly StrangeAlbum
Beat GuitarBuddy Merrill, Billy StrangeAlbum
Great Western And Great Railroad ThemesBilly Strange, Billy Strange His Guitar OrchestraAlbum
Dos Exitos De James BondBilly StrangeAlbum
Thema's Uit Beroemde WesternsBilly StrangeCompil.
Johnny ShilohBilly StrangeSingle
The One And OnlyBilly StrangeCompil.
Green GreenBilly StrangeSingle
MooncussersBilly StrangeSingle
Dansez Le TijuanaBilly StrangeSingle
ThunderballBilly StrangeSingle
CalienteBilly StrangeSingle
Country VocalsBilly StrangeCompil.
Dyn-O-Mite GuitarBilly StrangeAlbum
Dansons Sur La Guitare A 12 CordesBilly StrangeCompil.
You Only Live TwiceBilly StrangeSingle
Washington Square / The Great Escape MarchBilly StrangeSingle
You Only Live Twice / Summer Scene = Solo Se Vive Dos Veces / Escena EstivalBilly StrangeSingle
The 3 Big GuitarsGlen Campbell, Billy Strange, Howard RobertsAlbum
Anthologie Du Folklore AmericainBilly StrangeAlbum
You Only Live TwiceBilly StrangeSingle
Goldfinger / The James Bond ThemeBilly StrangeSingle
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