Chanteuse Country US née le 14 Janvier 1937 à Beaumont (Texas), Billie Joe Spears a fait ses débuts à 13 ans à la fin des années cinquante. Mais ce n'est qu'au milieu des années soixante qu'elle enregistrera pour Capitol, puis pour United Artists Records. Vocalsiste puissante, Billie Joe figure parmi les meilleures chanteuses Country des années soixante-dix et quatre-vingts. Elle est décédée le 14 Décembre 2011 à Vidor (Texas).

MR. WALKER IT'S ALL OVER (1969)

STAND BY YOUR MAN (1969)

DISCOGRAPHY

Singles

09/1953 SP ABBOTT 144 (US) Billie Jo MOORE - Too Old For Toys Too Young For Boys / I Dess I Dotta Doe
05/1966 SP UNITED ARTISTS 50022 (US) If That's What It Takes / Conscience Keep An Eye On Me
11/1966 SP UNITED ARTISTS 50092 (US) Not Enough Of You To Go Around / You're Too Much Like Me
06/1967 SP UNITED ARTISTS 50184 (US) Easy To Be Evil / Much Too Busy To Cry
08/1968 SP CAPITOL 2279 (US) Harper Valley PTA / Home Loving Man
11/1968 SP CAPITOL 2331 (US) Woman Of The World / He's Got More Love In His Little Finger
03/1969 SP CAPITOL 2436 (US) Mr Walker It's All Over / Tips And Tables
08/1969 SP CAPITOL 2593 (US) Stepchild / Softly And Tenderly
11/1969 SP CAPITOL 2690 (US) Daddy I Love You / Look Out Your Window
03/1970 SP CAPITOL 2769 (US) Midnight Train / Meanwhile Back In My Heart
06/1970 SP CAPITOL 2844 (US) Marty Gray / True Love
10/1970 SP CAPITOL 2964 (US) I Stayed Long Enough / Come On Home
02/1971 SP CAPITOL 3055 (US) It Could'A Been Me / Break Away
12/1971 SP CAPITOL 3258 (US) Souvenirs And California Mem'ries / What A Love I Have In You
1972 SP BRITE STAR 4972 (US) If Your Leaving Don't Kill Me (with Richard RICKER) / Just Remember I Love You (with Richard RICKER)
1972 SP CUTLASS 133 (US) Look What They've Done To My Song Ma / Sunshine
1973 SP CUTLASS 8139 (US) Ease The Want In Me / ?
09/1974 SP UNITED ARTISTS XW549-X (US) See The Funny Little Clown / All I Want Is You
01/1975 SP UNITED ARTISTS XW584-X (US) Blanket On The Ground / Come On Home
05/1975 SP UNITED ARTISTS XW653-Y (US) Stay Away From The Aplle Tree / Before Your Time
09/1975 SP UNITED ARTISTS XW712-Y (US) Silver Wings And Golden Rings / Then Give Him Back To Me
02/1976 SP UNITED ARTISTS XW764-Y (US) What I've Got In Mind (Ain't Mine) / Everytime Two Fools Collide
04/1976 SP UNITED ARTISTS XW797-Y (US) On The Rebound (with Del REEVES) / What's Our Love Coming To (with Del REEVES)
05/1976 SP UNITED ARTISTS XW813-Y (US) Misty Blue / Let's Try To Wake Up Again
05/1976 SP CAPITOL 4272 (US) Faded Love / Heart Over Mind
07/1976 SP UNITED ARTISTS XW832-Y (US) Teardrops Will Kiss The Morning Dew (with Del REEVES) / Nothing Seems To Work Anymore (with Del REEVES)
07/1976 SP UNITED ARTISTS XW832-Y (US) Teardrops Will Kiss The Morning Dew (with Del REEVES) / Nothing Seems To Work Anymore (with Del REEVES)
10/1976 SP UNITED ARTISTS XW880-Y (US) Never Did Like Whiskey / No Other Man
01/1977 SP UNITED ARTISTS XW935-Y (US) I'm Not Easy / Too Far Gone
04/1977 SP UNITED ARTISTS XW985-Y (US) If You Want Me / Don't Ever Let Go Of Me
07/1977 SP UNITED ARTISTS XW1041 (US) Too Much Is Not Enough / End Of Me
11/1977 SP UNITED ARTISTS XW1127 (US) Lonely Hearts Club / His Little Something On This Side
03/1978 SP UNITED ARTISTS X1190-Y (US) I've Got To Go / There's More To A Tear
07/1978 SP UNITED ARTISTS X1229-Y (US) '57 Chevrolet / Lovin' Kind
10/1978 SP UNITED ARTISTS X1251-Y (US) Love Ain't Gonna Wait For Us / Say It Again
01/1979 SP UNITED ARTISTS X1274-Y (US) Yesterday / Miracle Of Love
04/1979 SP UNITED ARTISTS X1292-Y (US) I Will Survive / Rainy Days And Stormy Nights
07/1979 SP UNITED ARTISTS X1309-Y (US) Livin' Our Love Together / You
10/1979 SP UNITED ARTISTS X1326-Y (US) Rainy Days And Stormy Nights / Everyday I Have To Cry
02/1980 SP UNITED ARTISTS X1336-Y (US) Standing Tall / Freedom Song
06/1980 SP UNITED ARTISTS X1358-Y (US) Natural Attraction / You Could Know As Much About A Stranger
11/1980 SP LIBERTY 1395 (US) Your Good Girl's Gonna Go Bad / Rose Garden
03/1981 SP LIBERTY 1409 (US) What The World Neeeds Now Is Love / Snowbird
08/1982 SP RITZ 027 (US) Apologizing Roses / ?
05/1983 SP RITZ 042 (US) I Can Hear Kantucky Calling Me / Swingin'
1983 SP RITZ 060 (US) Every Time Two Fools Collide / ?
11/1983 SP PARLIAMENT PA-1801-NSD (US) Midnight Blue / Midnight Love

Albums

1968 LP 12" CAPITOL ST 114 (US) THE VOICE OF BILLIE JO SPEARS - Home Loving Man / Take Me To Your World / Harper Valley PTA / Till Something Better Comes Along / Talk Talk / Mollie Brown / Woman Of The World / I Don't Wanna Play House / He's Got More Love In His Little Finger / Get Behind Me Satan And Push / Ode To Billie Joe
1969 LP 12" CAPITOL ST 224 (US) MR. WALKER IT'S ALL OVER - Mr Walker It's All Over / Keep Me From Cryin' Today / Look Out Your Window / Tips And Tables / Stand By Your Man / Hold Me Tight / That Man / My Arms Stay Open Late / Thanks For Hangin' Round World / You Couldn't Even Light His Candle / Price I Pay To Stay
1969 LP 12" CAPITOL ST 397 (US) MISS SINCERITY - Stepchild / I'll Share My World With You / Before Your Time / Today I Started Loving You Again / Games People Play / Singing My Song / Softly And Tenderly / Thing Of Pleasure / You'll Never Love Me Now / Pittsburg General
1970 LP 12" CAPITOL ST 454 (US) WITH LOVE - Your Old Love Letters / Put A Little Love In Your Heart / I Don't Believe I'll Fall In Love Today / Daddy I Love You / Midnight Train / Livin' In A House Full Of Love / True Love / Love Takes Care Of Me / Meanwhile Back In My Heart / You And Your Sweet Love
1970 LP 12" CAPITOL ST 560 (US) COUNTRY GIRL - Marty Gray / Hello Darlin' / Part Of You / Wonder Of You / Yours Love / Big Stick Of Dynamite / Heart Over Mind / Come On Home / Which Way You Goin' Billy / I Stayed Long Enough
1971 LP 12" CAPITOL ST 688 (US) JUST SINGIN' - Snowbird / Apartment No 9 / For The Good Times / When You Hurt Me / Heavenly Sunshine / Trying To See / Help Me Make It Through The Night / I Can't Get Enough Of You / I Love You Because / Goin' Steady
1975 LP 12" CAPITOL ST 11420 (US) FADED LOVE - Faded Love / He's Got More Love In His Little Finger / Mr Walker It's All Over / Daddy I Love You / Heart Over Mind / Goin' Steady / Souvenirs And California Memories / Stepchild / I Stayed Long Enough / It Could've Been Me
1975 LP 12" UNITED ARTISTS 390G (US) BLANKET ON THE GROUND - Blanket On The Ground / I Can Only Judge Your Future By His Past / Then Give Him Back To Me / Permanently Blue / Since I Fell For You / See The Funny Little Clown / Come One Home / All I Want Is You / Before Your Time / I've Never Loved Anyone More
1975 LP 12" UNITED ARTISTS 508G (US) BILLIE JOE - Stay Away From The Apple Tree / Lizzie And The Rain Man / Hurt / We Still Love In My Mind / Enough For You / Silver Wings And Golden Rings / We Love Each Other / But I Do / Hey Won't You Play Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song / Every Time Two Fools Collide
1976 LP 12" UNITED ARTISTS 608G (US) WHAT I'VE GOT IN MIND AIN'T MINE - What I've Got In Mind / Like A Sunflower / Let It Shine / Let's Try To Wake It Up Again / Do Right Woman, Misty Blue / Loving You Was All I Ever Needed / Love Let Me Down / Husbands And Wives / Sing Me An Old Fashioned Song
08/1976 LP 12" UNITED ARTISTS 649G (US) BY REQUEST... DEL AND BILLIE JO - Del REEVES & Billie Joe SPEARS - On The Rebound / Nothing Seems To Work Anymore / Let Your Love Flow / Baby Ride Easy / We're The Greatest Lovers In The World / Teardrops Will Kiss The Morning Dew / Let's Do It Right, Suspicious Minds / Hot Sunday Morning / We've Got Same Feelings To Do
1976 LP 12" UNITED ARTISTS 684G (US) I'M NOT EASY - Never Did Like Whiskey / Is I Love You That Easy To Say / Too Far Gone / Heartbreak Hotel / Here Come Those Lies Again / I'm Not Easy / Seein' Is Believin' / Here Comes My Baby Back Again / Every Word I Write / That's What Friends Are For / No Other Man
1977 LP 12" UNITED ARTISTS 748G (US) IF YOU WANT ME  - If You Want Me / Everytime I Sing A Love Song / Too Much Is Not Enough / Loving Him Was Easier / Look Whose Man You Are / Sweet Music Man / Don't Ever Let Go Of Me / End Of Me / One More Time / She's Out There Dancin' Alone
1978 LP 12" UNITED ARTISTS 859G (US) LONELY HEARTS CLUB - Lonely Hearts Club / There's More To A Tear / That's The Way It Is / Lovin' Kind / Last Night Ev'ry Night / I've Got To Go / 57 Chevrolet / Lover's Reunion / His Little Something On The Side / All The Love I Have I Give To You / Last Rose Of Summer
1978 LP 12" UNITED ARTISTS 921G (US) LOVE AIN'T GONNA WAIT FOR US - Love Ain't Gonna Wait For Us / Miracle Of Love / In Love Again / Standing Tall / If This Is Just A Game / Why Did You Have To Be So Good / For The First Time In My Life / Slow Movin' Outlaw / Say It Again / Yesterday
1979 LP 12" UNITED ARTISTS 962H (US) I WILL SURVIVE - Will Survive / Angel In Your Arms / Everyday I Hate To Cry / It Should Have Been Easy / I'm Good At What I Do / Livin' Our Love Together / I Think I'll Go Home / You / Happy Every After / Rainy Days And Stormy Nights
1979 LP 12" CAPITOL SM 11887 (US) THE BEST - Mr Walker It's All Over / Stand By Your Man / That Man / Home Loving Man / Take Me To Your World / Harper Valley PTA / Mollie Brown / I Don't Wanna Play House / He's Got More Love In His Little Fingers / Ode To Billie Joe
1979 LP 12" LIBERTY LT 983 (US) SINGLES ALBUM - Blanket On The Ground / Silver Wings And Golden Rings / Hey Won't You Play Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song / What I've Got In Mind / Sing Me An Old Fashioned Song / Every Time Two Fools Collide / If You Want Me / Everytime I Sing A Love Song / Misty Blue / Never Did Like Whiskey / I've Got To Go / Lonely Hearts Club / 57 Chevrolet / Love Ain't Gonna Wait For Us
1980 LP 12" LIBERTY LT 1018 (US) STANDING TALL - Standing Tall / Free To Be Lonely Again / Love Ain't The Question / Callin' Baton Rouge / It Can Wait, Natural Attraction / Let-Down-Your-Hair-Sweet-Lady Man / You Could Know As Much About A Stranger / Freedom Song / Any Old Wind That Blows
1981 LP 12" LIBERTY LT 1074 (US) ONLY THE HITS - What The World Needs Now Is Love / Snowbird / Lay Down Beside Me / Broken Lady / Everything Is Beautiful / Desperado / Your Good Girl's Gonna Go Bad / I Fall To Pieces / Rose Garden / Bridge Over Troubled Water
1981 LP 12" MUSIC FOR PLEASURE MFP 50515 (US) FOR THE GOOD TIMES - I Love You Because / Games People Play / Yours Love / What A Love I Have In You / Your Old Love Letters / Break Away / Help Me Make It Through The Night / For The Good Times / True Love / I'll Share My World With You / Put A Little Love In Your Heart / Marty Gray / Today I Started Loving You Again / Snowbird
1982 LP 12" CBR 1005 (US) FEVER - Look What They've Done To My Song / It Makes No Difference Now / He's On The Run Again / Danny / I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry / Fever / You're My Man / Ease The Want In Me / Dallas / Sunshine
1982 LP 12" PICKWICK SPC-3727 (US)

BY REQUEST... DEL AND BILLIE JO - Del REEVES & Bille Jo SPEARS -  On The Rebound / Let's Do It Right / Let Your Love Flow / Baby, Ride Easy / We're The Greatest Lovers In The World / Teardrops Will Kiss The Morning Dew / Nothing Seems To Work Anymore / Hot Sunday Morning / Suspicious Minds

1983 LP 12" PREMIER PREM 101 (US) WE JUST CAME APART AT THE DREAMS - Can't Change My Heart / Love Dies Hard / Baby On My Mind / Settin' Me Up / Blowing Away / We Just Came Apart At The Dreams / You Never Can Tell / Too Far Gone / Sweet Dreams / Ain't No Money
1983 LP 12" RITZ 0016 (US) TODAY - Why Don't We Go Dancing / When I Dream / Everybody's Reaching Out For Someone / Wishing Won't Make It So / I'm Not That Good At Goodbye / Things, Swingin' / Every Time Two Fools Collide / Seven Lonely Days / Dreaming My Dreams / Wrong Road Again / I Know One
1983 2 LP 12" READER'S DIGEST ROS 10103 (UK)

Country Giants - George Hamilton IV & Billie Jo Spears :
DISC 1 : George Hamilton IV : Canadian Pacific / Early Morning Rain / A Rose And A Baby Ruth / You Are My Sunshine / Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down / Streets Of London / Country Music In My Soul / Keep On The Sunnyside / Abilene / Me And Bobby McGee / Sweet Baby James -Break My Mind / Steel Rail Blues / The Leaving Of Liverpool
DISC 2 : Billie Jo Spears : This Ole House / Tennessee Waltz / Crystal Chandeliers / All I Have To Do Is Dream / Cryin' Time / Queen Of The Silver Dollar / I'll Never Love This Way Again / It's A Heartache / Silver Threads And Golden Needles / Just The Way You Are / Blue Blue Day / Love Of The Common People / Rocky Top / Crazy

1985 LP 12" SHOWCASE 104 (US) IT COULD HAVE BEEN ME - He's On The Run Again / Danny / Come On Home / Which Way You Gone Billy / I Stayed Long Enough / You're My Man / I'll Never Be Free / Stepchild / Souvenirs And Californian Memories / It Could've Been Me
1986 LP 12" DOT / MCA 39071 (US) BILLIE JO SPEARS
1994 CD LIBERTY LBG 30333 (US) SPECIAL SONGS - What The World Needs Now Is Love / Snowbird / Lay Down Beside Me / Broken Lady / Everything Is Beautiful / Heartbreak Hotel / Desperado / Your Good Girl's Gonna Go Bad / I Fall To Pieces / Rose Garden / Bridge Over Troubled Water / Loving Him Was Easier
1994 CD RAZOR 2051 (US) THE BEST OF BILLIE JOE SPEARS - Blanket On The Ground / Stay Away From The Apple Tree / Silver Wings And Golden Rings / What I've Got In Mind / Misty Blue / Never Did Like Whiskey / I'm Not Easy / If You Want Me / Too Much Is Not Enough / Love Ain't Gonna Wait For Us / Your Good Girl's Gonna Go Bad / What The World Needs Now Is Love

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