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Billy Ocean

Billy Ocean

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Billy Ocean (1984)

Interview by Simon Witter, Rock's Backpages audio, 14 November 1984

From tailoring in Savile Row to 'Caribbean Queen' – Billy tells of his fight to break away from the cabaret circuit of his early days to score his mega-hits of the mid-'80s.

File format: mp3; in 2 parts, total file sizes: 55.1mb, total interview length: 1 h 00' 14" sound quality: ***

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Billy Ocean: Love Zone (Jive HIPLP 35)

Review by Chris Roberts, Sounds, 3 May 1986

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Interview by David Hancock, Record Mirror, 3 April 1976

BILLY OCEAN doesn't drink, well at least he didn't, but you know what they say day trips to Holland can be like. ...

The pacific world of Billy Ocean

Interview by Michael Azerrad, Rolling Stone, 14 July 1988

Fame hasn't rocked the even-keeled pop singer ...

Billy Ocean

Book Excerpt by Phil Hardy, Dave Laing, The Faber Companion to 20th-Century Popular Music, 2001

b. Leslie Sebastian Charles, 21 January 1950, Trinidad ...


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