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Artist of The Month – Billy Squier

Nashville, TN, United States / 93.3 Classic Hits
  • Billy attended Berklee College of Music in 1971
  • His first real start was with the band ‘Magic Terry & The Universe
  • In 1980, Squier signed with Capitol Records and released his debut album, “The Tale of the Tape” that included the song “You Should Be High Love” – Billy filmed an alaborate music video for it which helped him receive massive radio play.
  • Billy asked Queen’s Brian May to help produce his second album but due to scheduling conflicts, May was unable to help. However, he recommended Reinhold Mack who helped produce one of Queen’s albums, ‘The Game’. Squier and Mack went on to produce the album, ‘Don’t Say No’ which went on to be a huge hit that included “The Stroke” and “In The Dark”
  • In 1993, Squier released his final album, ‘Tell The Truth’, with Capitol Records. The album itself featured different musicians performing on various tracks. The album wasn’t promoted well although Billy calls it his finest album since ‘Don’t Say No’.
  • Billy Squier has appeared with various music acts including the ‘Ringo Starr All Star Band’

Albums:

  • The Tale of the Tape – 1980
  • Don’t Say No – 1981
  • Emotions in Motion – 1982
  • Signs of Life – 1984
  • Enough Is Enough – 1986
  • Hear & Now – 1989
  • Creatures of Habit – 1991
  • Tell The Truth – 1993

 

To LEARN more about BILLY SQUIER and his hit album ‘Don’t Say No’ CLICK HERE

 

sources: www.wikipedia.org

 

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