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Billy Joe Royal (born April 3, 1942 in Valdosta, Georgia) is an American singer. April 3 is the 93rd day of the year (94th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 272 days remaining. ... This article is about the year. ... Valdosta is a city in, and the county seat of Lowndes County, Georgia, United States. ... Ercole de Roberti: Concert, c. ...

Raised in Marietta, Georgia, Royal became a local singing sensation in the 1950s and 1960s at the Bamboo Ranch in Savannah, Georgia. He is famous for the 1960s pop music hit "Down in the Boondocks" written by friend, Joe South. His other pop music hits include "I Knew You When","Hush",and "Cherry Hill Park" Marietta is a city located in central Cobb County, GeorgiaGR6, and is its county seat. ... The 1950s were the decade that traditionally speaking, spanned the years 1950 through 1959. ... The 1960s decade refers to the years from 1960 to 1969, inclusive. ... Nickname The Creative Coast or The Hostess City Location Government County Chatham Mayor Otis S. Johnson Geographical characteristics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 202. ... The 1960s decade refers to the years from 1960 to 1969, inclusive. ... Joseph Alfred Souter, known as Joe South (born February 28, 1940, in Atlanta, Georgia), is a Grammy Award-winning American singer-songwriter with a distinctive guitar sound. ...

During the 1980s, Billy Joe scored several top 10 country hits including "Tell It Like It Is," "Burned Like a Rocket," and "I'll Pin a Note on Your Pillow." As his rejuvenated career as a country music hitmaker quieted down, he followed up with bookings throughout the 1990s in large country music bars and became a very-popular act on that circuit. The 1980s decade refers to the years from 1980 to 1989, inclusive, informally sometimes including the years 1979, 1990 and 1991. ... country music, see Country music (disambiguation) In popular music, country music, also called country and western music or country-western, is an amalgam of popular musical forms developed in the Southern United States, with roots in traditional folk music, Celtic music, blues, gospel music, and old-time music that began... See also 1990s, the band The 1990s decade refers to the years from 1990 to 1999, inclusive, sometimes informally including popular culture from 2000 and 2001. ... Tourists sit outside a bar in Chiang Mai, Thailand A bar in Switzerland. ...

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