Billy Thorpe

Billy Thorpe
1946 - 2007

Billy Thorpe  Australian Activist


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Billy Thorpe passed away on 28th Feb 2007 aged 60.


Billy Thorpe is a 60 year old Australian Activist born on 29th March, 1946 in Manchester, Greater Manchester, England. Their zodiac sign is Aries

Billy Thorpe is a member of the following lists: 20th-century Australian singers, Australian people of English descent and Australian republicans.


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First Name Billy
Last Name Thorpe
Alternative Name Little Rock Allen, Puff'n Billy
Age 60 (age at death) years
Birthday 29th March, 1946
Birthplace Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
Died 28th February, 2007
Zodiac Sign Aries
Nationality Australian
Occupation Text Musician, Producer, Writer
Occupation Activist
Music Genre (Text) Rock, pop
Year(s) Active 1956–2007
Record Label Atlantic, Festival, Mushroom, Liberation
Associated Acts Billy Thorpe & the Aztecs
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William Richard "Billy" Thorpe, AM (29 March 1946 – 28 February 2007) was a renowned English-born Australian pop / rock singer-songwriter and producer, 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", 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, the Aztecs also developed the pub rock scene and were one of the loudest groups in Australia.

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