|2||Somebody Left Me Crying|
|3||Be Bop A Lula|
|5||Most People I Know Think That I'm Crazy|
|MLX-064||Billy Thorpe||The Billy Thorpe Rock Classics (LP)||M7||MLX-064||Australia||1974|
This release has the same cover as the first press except there is a 7 Records sticker over the M7 logo on the front and back cover.
Cat # on label: MLX-064
Cat # on cover: MLX.064
Cat # on spine: MLX 064
Distributed by 7 Records
This record was made in Australia by 7 Records Pty Limited.
- Made By – 7 Records Pty Limited
- Distributed By – 7 Records Pty Limited
William Richard Thorpe, AM 29 March 1946 28 February 2007 known as Billy Thorpe, was an English-born Australian singer-songwriter, producer, and musician. As lead singer of his band Billy Thorpe & the Aztecs, he had success in the 1960s with Blue Day, Poison Ivy, Over the Rainbow, Sick and Tired, Baby, Hold Me Close and Mashed Potato and in the 1970s with Most People I Know Think That I'm Crazy. Featuring in concerts at Sunbury Pop Festivals and Myer Music Bowl in the early 1970s. Listen free to Billy Thorpe The Billy Thorpe Rock Classics Somebody Left Me Crying, Be Bop A Lula and more. 4 tracks . Rock Pop-Rock. Billy Thorpe. Origin: Sydney Australia Years active: 19631967 1971-1973 2002. Past members: Billy Thorpe Col Baigent John Bluey Watson Valentine Jones Vince Maloney Tony Barber. Songs in album Billy Thorpe - Billy Thorpe And The Aztecs 1964. Billy Thorpe - Half As Much. Billy Thorpe - I'll Never Get Over You. Billy Thorpe - Some Other Guy. Billy Thorpe - High Heel Sneakers. Billy Thorpe: English-born Australian singer-songwriter, producer, and musician. Featuring in concerts at Sunbury Pop Festivals and Myer Music Bowl in the early 1970s, the Aztecs also developed the pub rock scene and were one of the loudest groups in Australia. This is the only Billy Thorpe album I had. I bought this mainly because of track 4. It's Almost Summer. Billy went on to be quite successful in the US. Billy was a rock legend in Australia. He died way to early at the age of 60. Track List: 1. Billy Thorpe - Back On The Street Again 0:00. Billy Thorpe played his last gig at Westernport Hotel in San Remo, Victoria, on Sunday 25 February 2007. He died of a massive heart attack at St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney, in the early hours of Wednesday, 28 February 2007. Tributes flowed readily for this legend of Australian music. Gil Matthews runs the re-issue label Aztec Music. Their first release was Live at Sunbury by Billy Thorpe & the Aztecs. Everyone is born with genius, but most people only keep it a few minutes. New rock charts. Hot Hard Rock Songs. Hot Alternative Songs. Hard Rock Streaming Songs. Alternative Streaming Songs. Latest Videos. Chart History. Hot 100. Billboard 200. Children Of The Sun. September 15. Peak Date. Peak Position. Biography by Ed Nimmervoll. Follow Artist. Popular figure of Australian music, he worked with several groups, primarily the Aztecs. Read Full Biography. Billy Thorpe born 29 March 1946, Manchester, England died 28 February 2007, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia was an English-born Australian poprock singer-songwriter, producer and guitarist. His family emigrated to Australia in 1955. In 1963, he joined The Aztecs 4 as the lead vocalist and the group was renamed as Billy Thorpe And The Aztecs. In 1965, the original members quit and Thorpe reformed the band with new musicians. During the next decade there were multiple incarnations of the band. In late 1976, Thorpe moved to the United States to pursue his musical career, returning to Au