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Great review for Shooting Star CD by my band Saloon Dogs

Great review on Dutch music blog altcountryforum.nl. It's in Dutch, but according to Google Translate (which ins't perfect but will have to do) it goes something like this: "The music is catchy, sometimes happy, sometimes sad but always honest. "Shooting Star" is a wonderfully entertaining album with a basic acoustic guitar, pleasant melodies and exceptionally beautiful singing. Sometimes there is no need for the listener to get into the seventh heaven."

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Good review for Shooting Star CD in latest issue of Maverick magazine

The January 2011 issue of Maverick magazine has a review of the Shooting Star CD by my band Saloon Dogs. It's available as a PDF download now and the magazine goes on sale from 10 December.



Here are the highlights: "...a rich and original mix of country, folk and even rootsy pop. Lead vocals are shared by Billy and his wife Maria and both have great feeling and empathy for the mainly sad-tinged songs like the emotive Sunday Morning or I Never Thought That She Would Ever Make Me… Continue

Posted on December 7, 2010 at 21:40

Saloon Dogs song reaches semi final of Song Of The Year contest

This was a pleasant surprise that came out of nowhere. My song, You don't Have To Be Crazy To Love Me (But It Helps), which I recorded with the Saloon Dogs, reached the semi final of the prestigious Song Of The Year competition.

You can find the citation here: http://bit.ly/aYwMeT

Posted on October 23, 2010 at 17:25

Good review for Shooting Star CD by Saloon Dogs from Rootstime.be

Very even-handed review for Shooting Star from Belgian website Rootstime.be. I never thought Bob Dylan and Neil Young would be named in a review of our CD. I've had to use Google Translate and then make it sound more natural because the literal translation was very messy, but the heart of it (and I hope this is accurate) is as follows:



"From the first song, When I Look In Your Eyes, the tone of the CD is set: harmony vocals, acoustic guitars and tuneful pop songs. An ideal start for… Continue

Posted on October 8, 2010 at 13:30

Nice short review on Fatea magazine web site for Shooting Star

Saloon Dogs just got a short and sweet review for Shooting Star CD on the Fatea magazine web site, and I quote:



"Born from the ashes of The Bogarts, Saloon Dogs recorded their debut album, "Shooting Star" way back in 1996. It's taken fourteen years and the imminent reformation of the band for it to see the light of day. It's aged well, hopefully like it's audience. There's ten songs on the album, each exploring concepts of love, having both male and female vocalists, in the shape of… Continue

Posted on September 21, 2010 at 15:59

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At 2:18 on August 16, 2015, Vallecia Jones said…

Hello
How are you today?
I wish you the best of season
I will like us to discuss important issues.
Write me back once you read my mail.
vallecia_jones@aol.com
Hope to hear from you
Take care,
Vallecia

At 20:18 on August 15, 2010, Maurice Hope said…
Billy
No problem...., have a good week. Will be in touch.

maurice
At 7:28 on August 5, 2010, Maurice Hope said…
Hi Billy
I don’t know if I sent you my address to send a copy for review of your album but here it is anywhow;
Maurice Hope
18, Bywell Avenue
Hexham, Northumberland NE46 1JA

TAKE CARE
Maurice
At 18:11 on July 5, 2010, Maurice Hope said…
good to hear from you, Billy —good luck with your music.

maurice
 
 
 

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December 2018
1
Malford Milligan
75 pts.
Life Will Humble You
Royal Family Records
JF,FB
2
JD McPherson
61 pts.
Socks
New West Records
CVL,DHO,MVP,MB
3
Rosanne Cash
50 pts.
She Remembers Everything
Blue Note Records
WR,BP,JSM,HB
4
Ad Vanderveen
45 pts.
I Was Hank William
Blue Rose Records
TK,LM,BM,JB
5
John Hiatt
44 pts.
The Eclipse Sessions
New West
FC
6
The Yearlings
41 pts.
Skywriting
Lonely Sounds Records
EZ
7
Tip Jar
40 pts.
Onward
Independent
FS
8
Nathan Bell
39 pts.
Loves Bones & Stars
Angry Stick Recording Co.
RB,SZ,PG
9
The Brother Brothers
38 pts.
Some People I Know
Compass Records
BK
10
Richard Dobson
30 pts.
I Hear Singing
Brambus Records
JS,NC
11
Steve Forbert
29 pts.
The Magic Tree
Blue Rose Music
PR
12
J.P. Harris
28 pts.
Sometimes Dogs Bark At Nothing
Free Dirt Records
TJ
13
The Bottle Rockets
24 pts.
Bit Logic
Bloodshot Records
GS,PKO
14
Rodney Crowell
23 pts.
Christmas Everywhere
New West
 
15
Christian Kjellvander
22 pts.
Wild Hxmans
Tapete
 
16
Erin Costelo
21 pts.
Sweet Marie
Compass Records
PJ
17
Colter Wall
20 pts.
Songs of the Plains
Young Mary's Record
 
18
The Hillbenders
19 pts.
The Hillbenders
Compass Records
FH
19
Eric Bibb
18 pts.
Global Griot
Stony Plain
 
 
Karine Polwart
18 pts.
Laws of Motion
Hudson Records
HH,KG
21
Carson McHone
17 pts.
Carousel
Nine Mile Records
 
 
Malcolm Holcombe
17 pts.
Come Hell Or High Water
Gypsy Eyes Music
MF
23
Ben Bedford
16 pts.
The Hermit's Spyglass
Cavalier Recordings
SP
 
Craig Moreau
16 pts.
A Different Kind Of Train
Independent
MP
 
David Olney
16 pts.
This Side Or The Other
Black Hen Music

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