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Wild Billy Childish, Thee Billy Childish, THE MAN WHO INVENTED ROCK AND ROLL, phones it in from Chatham, England, along with Julie Hamper (the Vermin Poets, the A-Lines) and a seeming dinner party.

Do we really need to elaborate? OK. He's recorded over 100 records on too many labels to list, with the Vermin Poets, the Buff Medways, Thee Headcoats, Thee Headcoatees, the Del Monas, Thee Mighty Caesars, Thee Milkshakes, the Pop Rivets, the Medway Poets, TV21, and more.

Prolific doesn't even begin to describe the man. Add to that his collaborations with Holly Golightly, Sexton Ming, Dan Melchior, and the Downliners Sect, and accomplishments as an artist, author, poet, photographer, filmmaker, and ethnomusicographer, and you've got one impressive CV.

I'm really no match for this guy, and I still can't believe this actually happened.

Nadav Carmel, BSR 06/15/2005


Death Letter Blues [Son House]
Keep Your Lamp Trimmed And Burning [traditional]
The Bold Fusilier [traditional]
A To Z Of Your Heart
You Make Me Die
Baby Please Don't Go [traditional]
John The Revelator [traditional]
The Bourgeois Blues [Leadbelly]
I Remember
Ballad Of Hollis Brown [Bob Dylan]

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