Billy Strange - Musician, Composer, Arranger, Actor
I am actually having a very hard time writing this right now. Our wonderful Billy Strange passed away this morning. I have been fighting back the tears all morning, but actually reaching out to all of you with this news is what makes me completely break down the most.
I will let Jeanne (mom), Jonmark, Kelly, Jerry, Rusty, and others chime in when they can. I just thought it important for all of you to have the information sooner than later.
Rest In Peace Cousin
there are no words....
there is only love and prayers for Jeanne and the family....and thanks to God for the joy of having had the privilege of Billy's time with us.....
I'm terribly sorry to hear this. Please pass along my condolences to Jeanne and the rest of the family.
We have all lost a very special person in our lives. Billy meant so much to all of us. He will be terribly missed but will always be cherished in our memory. My condolences to all the family.
Thank you for reporting this to Billy's fans. I remember when I discovered this forum in the early 2000s and how awesome it was to have Billy answer my questions and tell his stories. I had been collecting his albums for over thirty years at the time. I wish I could have made it to the bash back in 2005. My condolences to Jeanne and the family. Billy will always live on in the hearts of his fans.
My prayers and condolences go out to Jeanne and all Billy's family members. I always hoped that I'd get to meet Billy & Jeanne, but I guess that wasn't meant to be. I was fortunate to have a couple of phone chats with him. May he rest in peace.
Many thanks to you and Jonmark for keeping us up to date on Billy. I hope that we will all be able to meet here on this site.
Stunned and very sad. From our home in South Australia, prayers and sincere wishes to Jeanne and Billy's family. Billy you did the world proud !
IAN in Oz.
I know you all will be busy with loss and love for a bit......wanted to say congratulations to you, though, on your amazing fortune at being such an integral part of such an amazing life.....and also to share a piece with you that doesn't begin to cover it, but, hopefully, touches it just a little.............I'll post the link to your mom's page as well.....
for now, best wishes to you and all the family on this sad, but celebratory, day......
This is such sad news. My contact with Billy began several years ago when he so kindly gave me an interview about working with Nancy Sinatra and was generous enough to send a photo to go along with the interview. We corresponded over the years and I always found him to be a true gentleman. There will be a void in the sound that Billy provided and the talens that he shared. I am so sorry, and my condolences to his family.
RIP Billy, you will be so sadly missed. My thoughts and prayers and condolences for Jeanne and all of Billy's family. This was very sad news.
My deepest sympathy and hearfelt condolences to Jeanne, Josh, Kelly, and the Strange family on the passing of Billy Strange. The world lost one helluva musician. RIP Billy.