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***** Stella's Tribute To Billy Cowsill *****

Billy's new CD
The Co-Dependents -
Live Recording Event
Vol. 1

Billy's new CD
The Co-Dependents -
Live Recording Event
Vol. 2

Billy Cowsill
Live From The Crystal Ballroom

Billy's new CD
Sorrow Bound - Hank Williams Re-examinated

Newest Links:

Steve Pineo

Newest Videos:

Billy Cowsill talks of "Hair

Music and Bands:

The Co-Dependents

The Co-Dependents

Dutchy And The Doughnuts 2003
Billy and Dutchie and the Doughnuts - 2003

Billy with Ron Hayward Trio - Move Around 2002 (??)

Stewart Macdougall - Heresay - 2002

Mike Stack - 2001
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DR. J "Black Cloud"

Indelible Music Inc - Steve Pineo July 2001
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Hootenanny Holler- 2001
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Optimal Impact 2000

Blue Shadows- July 4, 2000
If I Were You
Coming On Strong
When Will This Heartache End
A Thousand Times

Carolyn Mark's "Party Girl"

The Shackshakers - 1999

Billy Cowsill with Beautiful Joe and Jake Mathews - 1998

Jan Arden

Cindy Church - approx 1996
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Billy With The Continental Drifters - 1992

Charles Lloyd "Warm Waters"

Blue Northern 1977 - 1982

Rhinoceros - Bodine - 1968

Billy playing (with others) Brian Wilson and Carl Wilson
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Nathan Tinkham

Stewart Macdougall - Heresay

Gary Comeau - The Hunger

Lee Dinwoodie

Colin James

Ralph Boyd Johnson

Rattled Roosters
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Richard Stepp
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Linda Aum Rhyne
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Jeff Bradshaw
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J. B. "Jay" Johnson's Videos:
Deliver Me - Blue Shadows
Paper and A Promise - Blue Shadows
Riding Only Down - Blue Shadows
Run Away Train - Blue Shadows
The Trouble With Trouble - Blue Shadows

A Thousand Times - Blue Shadows

Billy Cowsill, Airwaves Recording

Billy Cowsill talks of "Hair

All Shook Up - Co-Dependents

Blue Shadows at Wild Honey Everly Brothers Tribute 1995 Part 1

Blue Shadows at Wild Honey Everly Brothers Tribute 1995 Part 2

Coming On Strong - Blue Shadows

Deliver Me - Blue Shadows

Heart of a Lion

Hotter Than Fire, Colder Than Stone

I Believe - Blue Shadows

I Know - Blue Shadows

If I Were You - Blue Shadows

If It Ain't Rockin' - Blue Shadows

If I Were You - Blue Shadows

Mean Woman Blues

Return To Sender / Only You

That's All Right Mama

Think On It - Co-Dependents

When Will This Heartache End - Blue Shadows

Articles and Interviews:

2001 Prairie Music Awards

A habit worth keeping - LIVE AT THE MECCA CAFE VOL. 2 - The Co-Dependents

A Legend Gone - John Shepp

A Small Bit of Correspondence

A Page of Blues: Canada special

Alex Waterhouse Photograph

All Is One

As Brian Wilson's Replacement


BBC - Cowsills lead singer dies age 58

Billy Cowsill - The ONE

Billy Cowsill

Billy Cowsill - At Indellible Music

Billy Cowsill - Audio and Video clips

Billy Cowsill - Find A Grave

Billy Cowsill Remembered

Bill Meeting Brian Wilson

Bill - Remembering Bad Times

Blue Shadows Photo

Bob Cats

Born With A Tail

Bumstead Productions - Larry Wanagas

Chip Taylor (who wrote Wild Thing)

Cool 78

Country Medicine - Billy has played with

Country Pickin'
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Cowsills Frontman William Cowsill Dies

CMT Video Playlist

Don Freeman Review

He's A Rebel: The Gene Pitney Story Retold

History Of Dr. Mazeppa Pompazoidi


In Music We Trust

Indelible Music - Neil Macgonigill

JAM - Back In The Saddle January 24, 2002

Jr. Gone Wild Interview

Music at

Neil Young's(??) Comments in Message Post

Nervous Records

Not My Dog (John joins Billy)


Optimal Impact

Photo Collection

Postcard 2

Prairie Music Awards

Prairie Music Awards Nominees 2001
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Prairie Surf

Rattled Roosters

Rock 'n' Roll Never Forgets

Rolling Stone - Billy Cowsill Dead at 58

SEE Magazine March 27, 2003

SEE Magazine January 23, 2003

Sorrow begets beauty

Steve Pineo

Stew's News

The Rain, The Park and Other Things Billy Cowsill

The Rain, The Park & Another Gone Cowsill

The Singing Freshman

The Singing Freshman Audio

The Undiscovered Country- Episode Six: BEEN THERE DONE THAT

Tom Phillips CD Release Party

Toronto NOW

Twenty Years Ago Today

Vancouver Rockspace Studios

Wade Band Profile

I received this wonderful email today (10/18/09) from Jay Johnson (drummer for The Blue Shadows) and wanted to share with everyone. You will love the videos!! Thanks Jay for sharing !!!!

I spent 11 years playing and touring with Billy as the Blue Shadows drummer. I got to see a lot of Bill over those years and feel blessed to have known him; he taught me a lot about music and life (sometimes by showing me what not to do).

I'd like you to know that I've recently unearthed some of the Blue Shadows' videos recorded for the promotion of their albums "On the Floor of Heaven" and "Lucky to Me". At the time of their creation I didn't think much of them. I was an art school graduate* and I thought the band deserved a more interesting treatment than we got. However, I was simply the drummer and the videos were aimed at a very mainstream Canadian country market....

In any case, seeing these videos again years later reminded me of what a dynamic band we had and that a lot of that dynamism came from the crazy creative energy that surrounded Bill.

Here's a link to my Youtube channel; you're welcome to use it or create individual links to each song. The videos cannot, however, be imbedded

Thanks again for all the hard work you've put into your site; it's a real treasure!

Jay (J.B.) Johnson.

*some of my sculpture makes an appearance in the video "Runaway Train"

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