BILLY STRANGE - 12 String Guitar (Vocalion SAV 8022) UK 1963 LP (Wrecking Crew) - 1963 UK Stereo first pressing on the light green Vocalion label
 | vinyl: NM (mint-) | cover: NM (mint-)

William Everett Strange (September 29, 1930 – February 22, 2012) was an American singersongwriterguitarist, and an actor. He was a session musician with the famed Wrecking Crew, and was inducted into the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum as a member of The Wrecking Crew in 2007.

Strange teamed up with Mac Davis to write several hit songs for Elvis Presley, including "A Little Less Conversation", the theme from Charro!, and "Memories". Strange also composed the musical soundtrack for two of Presley's films Live a Little, Love a Little and The Trouble with Girls. He also wrote "Limbo Rock" which was recorded by The Champs and Chubby Checker.

Strange recorded arrangements of James Bond movie themes for GNP Crescendo Records and provided the instrumental backing and arrangement for Nancy Sinatra's non-soundtrack version of "You Only Live Twice", as well as Nancy and Frank Sinatra's "Somethin' Stupid". He was recognized by the Rockabilly Hall of Fame for his pioneering contribution to the genre.

Strange played guitar on numerous Beach Boys hits, including "Sloop John B" and the Pet Sounds album. He also played guitar for Nancy SinatraJan & DeanThe VenturesWillie NelsonThe Everly BrothersWanda JacksonRandy Newman, and Nat King Cole, among others. One of his most famous performances is on Nancy Sinatra's version of "Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)".

A1Walk Right In
A2Blowin' In The Wind
A3Wabash Cannonball
A416 Tons
A5Silver Threads And Golden Needles
A6Battle Of New Orleans
B1Green, Green
B2Tom Dooley
B3Wildwood Flower
B4If I Had A Hammer
B5Stranger In Town
B6Cotton Fields

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BILLY STRANGE 12 String Guitar (Vocalion SAV 8022) UK 1963 LP (Wrecking Crew)

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