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Billy Yates: guestbook

Terrance Schemansky

May 16, 2017

It was nice meeting you and having a chance to learn more about you. I was not too familiar with George Jones believe it or not. However, hearing the version of him singing "Choices" is quite amazing. It's country music at it's finest. God bless you!

Rob Hale

May 5, 2017

RAIDING THE COUNTRY VAULT......WHAT A SHOW!!!! Thanks for the pictures and autographs!! So cool to see Mickey Gilley there too!!

Jerry M.Hester

April 28, 2017

Saw ur show tonight April 28 at the Starlite. Been coming to Branson years. U guys will make it n sell a lot of tickets! Keep it clean! Bring my church groups here. Blessings!!

debbi bennett

April 4, 2017

Just saw you on Larry's Country Diner......Songs you have wrote been long time favorites.. But hooked now on your singing!!!

Eric Byfield

April 2, 2017

Hi Billy my son and myself had the pleasure of meeting you in 2015 we were on the Phil mac tour and met you in the bar across from the Guest House Inn on Music Valley Drive Nashville Phil was doing interviews several artists outside the bar it was a brilliant night as we had been to the Grand Ole Opray just before we came to the bar where they had a great jamming setion going on hope to meet you again sometime soon Best Wishes Eric

Tammy (Rowe) Layton

March 31, 2017

Hey Billy, how are you? I haven't seen you in years..I remember when you drew pictures and cut hair in doniphin,no. You cut my entire families hair..man time has really gone by..hope all is well with all your bunch...love hearing you sing...
May God continue to bless all you do...
Sincerely Tammy

Terry Parrish

February 24, 2017

If you ever get to experience a Billy Yates show, it's the best you'll ever see . Billy is a very talented man, a very nice person. You will absolutely fall in love with his music.
Love ya Billy.

A Beaver

August 18, 2016

Billy just seen you Tuesday at raiding the country vault wanted to say it was the best Branson show I have ever been to. I love writing songs and playing guitar you have inspired me to keep trying thanks for the amazing show!!!

Debbie (Ray) Spease

August 13, 2016

Dear Billy: Don't know if you remember me but we were neighbors years ago. My name was Debbie Ray daughter of Lois and Carl Ray. So proud of you and so enjoy your music. I am hoping to come on Sept. 30 to hear you at Raiding the Country Vault. You make Doniphan so proud!

FIONA TOMANY

July 25, 2016

saw you on Larrys Country diner last night. Your the real deal hate the crap that's coming out of Nsahville at the moemnt its not country.
fiona
Isle of Cumbrae
Scotland

Carol Yates

February 21, 2016

I've got your CD titled BILLY YATES from 1997 and loved all the songs on it. Because we have the same last name, was the reason I bought the CD. Why don't you tour in Wisconsin? or at least the good old USA? I've never been to Europe and rather be in America. Love the song CHOICES on the CD, George Jones recorded it and I love that song!
now you have a song 'HERE's ONLY ONE GEORGE JONES' Thanks for that song, I miss George Jones. Keep up the good songs, Billy, maybe someday I will see you touring Wisconsin. Hope so. Carol Yates Fifield,WI

roger wernerson

February 1, 2016

hi my friend vi vish you all thre happy New year
hope you com back to norway soon see you in Europa sam plais

INGER--ROGER

Dot Hochberg

January 26, 2016

Planning for Fanfair and wondering if you are having your Tuesday night show.

Joan Kelsey gray

January 3, 2016

Hi,
You know my parents. Hermena and Ralphl Kelsey.

I know you knew about my father's death 10 years ago. I wanted to let you know my mother has now been diagnosed with cancer I was wondering if you could drop her a line. I know she would like it. She still has your picture up and we found the fan club card in her purse.
I know she always like your family and was excited to know someone famous. Hope this gets to you. Thsnks

Norma Trader

December 31, 2015

I know this is early but any news where Country of the countriest will be held and when in June 2016??

Jean-Philippe Maurény

October 25, 2015

I'm french and i saw you last wednesday in santa susana Spain. It was awesome. Thanks for all

Carol Brown

October 15, 2015

God bless you for keepin' country, country. I just can't listen to mainstream "country" these days. Love you stuff!

Mr. Pat Saxon

October 4, 2015

The first time I heard the song "Flowers" was when I went on tour with a band from Arizona to playing keyboard for them. I just loved the piano intro and ending as I bought the CD back then. Every song is great as I love your music. I had recently found that we are the same age as there is only one days difference. Now I live in Nashville, it would be great if you could autograph that CD for me, but would understand with your busy schedule that it would be possible. You are a great singer and song writer!

Eric Byfield

October 1, 2015

Hi Billy myself & my son had the pleasure of meeting you back in may this year when we came into the bar where you were having a jamming setion we were with the Phil Mac tour we had quite a long chat until Phil wanted to do an interview with you I must admit I had never heard of you until that night but since then I have recently bought 3 of your albums and I will certainly be buying more of your good country music I also loved George Jones and my son and myself went to his brilliant museum and had the honour of meeting his wife Nancy and sampled some of her apple pie moonshine which was very nice.Isaw the show you done at the opry in Ireland for the BBC and really enjoyed it keep up the good work it was a real honour to have met you Billy and hope to meet you again sometime.
Kind regards
Eric & Derrick

Jodie

September 7, 2015

Hey Billy! Just dropping by. Love the website. Couldn't leave it without saying hello on the guestbook. Look forward to seeing you again somewhere. Love to you and the family. x

Roy and Sue

August 8, 2015

Roy and Sue say Hi.

Julie Stout

July 18, 2015

Saw him on Country's Family Reunion and thought he was great

Randy Savage

June 17, 2015

hello, billy, I like your music, send me a autograph copies of your Record.

John Russell

June 5, 2015

See You In Nashville

Larry Migliore

May 16, 2015

Always enjoyed your writing skills since hearing "Flowers". God bless you for keeping country, "country"!

Best,

Larry

Kevin Keene

May 13, 2015

Just thanks for the memories for Kim and me. Prefer the ball cap and flip flop look but the old school sound.

mart an bill hahn

April 22, 2015

I can not wait 2 see all lot of love from mary an bill

Artty Spencer

April 21, 2015

hope to see you at Doniphan on May 23th.

George Meatheringham

April 6, 2015

We heard Leonard Cohen's version of "Choices" on CKUA (ckua.com) on Sunday. Of course we had heard George Jones' version, but Leonard's made us look up who wrote the song. Leonard's version is on his _Live from Dublin_ CD.

BRENDA

March 22, 2015

I CANT WAIT FOR THE COUNTRIEST OF COUNTRY SHOW ITS ALWAYS FUN CANT WAIT TO SEE THE LINE UP.... THANKS AGAIN FOR ALWAYS PUTTING A GREAT SHOW TOGETHER EACH YEAR SEE YOU IN JUNE....

Arthur Zueger

March 19, 2015

hello Billy you may not remember me and my wife as we were on a cruise the same time you were with George Jones I have a picture of the lady you were with you I'm assuming it was your wife I mentioned to you I live in North Dakota also I believe you wrote the song for George Jones the rocking chair Arthur Marian Zueger Mandan North Dakota

Tammy

March 15, 2015

yeeeeeee haw. So excited to be coming to Countriest of the Country.

D.E. "Mac" Camac

March 10, 2015

I saw your segment on the Honky Tonk Country's Family Reunion and immediately became a fan! I believe that you and young Mo Pitney and artists such as Jamie Johnson are the potential salvation of real country music. Keep it up.

hugo claes

March 7, 2015

we love your music, kind regards from Belgium

Maria Cedervall

March 7, 2015

Hi you were in sweden about 2-3 years ago. we like your real country very much. I hope you come and play in florida in december 2015 because me and my family are go to visit usa over christmas this year. Have a nice day: kind regards Maria

Cheryl Dunn Clement Hayden

March 6, 2015

Hi, watched Country's Family Reunion, tonight on RFD-TV, saw your performance and had to come look you up. Love your voice and music! Ya got a new "Louisiana" fan here Boo! Thanks for keeping Country music "Country"

fred bessell

March 6, 2015

i am a diehard classic real traditional country music fan/lover
saw you on the honky tonk reunion for 1st time & was impressed
i live in west central illinois so if you up this way let me know

Robert ANGUS

February 10, 2015

Love your old style country music,but your disc's
are very hard to find in melbourne (AUSTRALIA),
but thanks for the internet

BOB.

Barbier family

February 9, 2015

Thanks again for the great concert in Le Vesinet (France) in February 2015! We appreciated your music, as well as the person you are.
It was nice of you to introduce each song and explain the context.
Your lyrics are great, and the tunes too.
And special thanks for American voices, it applies to Europe too.
Kind regards.

Brad Frye

January 15, 2015

Hey Buddy !

Denise Cooke

January 13, 2015

Just ordered your new cd. Think I am in the minority not having an I tunes account. Have listened to your music , really enjoy it. Follow you on twitter (@dwntwnlits). #luvmymusic

Mar.

January 5, 2015

Billy, I can hardly stand the wait for the new CD to arrive here!

Johan Lemmers

December 30, 2014

Man, what good songs did you send us for the shows in february... I really love them! And I'm gonnan get my signed copy in february!!!!

Frans van Zijst - All In Produkties - entertainmentphotographer

November 27, 2014

Last night I watched Billy Yates in a fabulous concert in The Netherlands. A great singer, songwriter and a very, very nice man. The photo's are to be watched on allinprodukties.nl
Thanks again, awsome performance. Frans van Zijst, The Netherlands.

Roly Daniels

November 19, 2014

You're STILL NUMBER 1 in my book Billy ! Stay Healthy ! God Bless ! ------- Roly Daniels !

Leif Kihlström

October 11, 2014

Please come back to Sweden ..!! and sing for us !!!

Mar

September 16, 2014

Billy, I hope you come closer to us here in central IL sometime! Miss seeing you play in person. ;)

KATHY NEWMAN

September 10, 2014

i ABSOLUTELY LOVE YOUR MUSIC!!! IT IS BACK TO GOOD OLE COUNTRY AND I AM JUST REFRESHED TO FIND YOU ONLINE AND WILL BE FOLLOWING YOU EVERYWHERE YOU GO.... GOD I LOVE IT!!! buying up your music like crazy as fast as I can........
VERY SURPRISED!! IN BLACKWELL, OK

Kurt Bär

September 2, 2014

Thank you dear Billy from coming to Switzerland.I have a great Time.
.
Kurt

Adriana Husy

August 31, 2014

Just got home from Uitikon. What a concert. Thanks a million for this unforgettable afternoon. Thanks to Maya my friend, that was able to make you come to Switzerland to sing for us. You may be the reason, why I will probably come to the US just to hear you again live next year.... "America voices" touched my heart.... God bless you.

Greg Williams

August 25, 2014

Hi Billy, great to have found you. I'm a record producer in Tamworth, Australia. I'm wanting to record with a client what I think is one of your co-written songs "PULL THE PLUG" (YATES/MILLER/CRISWELL), and want to get correct details so songwriter royalties can be paid etc. I was given this song several years ago by Universal Music Publishing Nashville, but through computer changeover issues I lost some detail, which I now require. If you could respond to this enquiry I'd appreciate that. AND I've just discovered that I really like your performance style as well, and I'm a fan! regards
Greg

John, Mike Johnson Russell

August 22, 2014

You have a remodled gestroom over here now.

Karen Gilleland

July 10, 2014

Hi Billy, I'm a friend of John Russell's, and he put me on to your music, which I love! I met John through my blog (karengilleland.wordpress.com) for the insanely addicted fans of "Doc Martin." If you check it out, you'll see photos of John's trip to Port Isaac (Portwenn in the show). Anyway, I'm glad to find out about your "Countriest of the Country." I'd love to come, perhaps next year.
Best wishes--

HUDSOn

July 4, 2014

THANK YOU FOR COMING HOME ON THE 4TH to SMALL TOWN DONIPHAN

John Regan

February 26, 2014

Have to say I was at the show in Dublin 21st February and it was just fantastic. What a singer and had the pleasure of meeting and getting cd signed after the show. Truely great artist. Well done Billy.

jim roulston

February 22, 2014

was at the show in derry with Collin raye and roly daniels- thought you were fantastic- please come back soon-you are true country-good luck in the future- thanks again for a great night--jim

Les Hallows

February 21, 2014

Hi Billy, caught you playing in Derry last night, have to say i really enjoyed your performance, it was my first time seeing you play and i will make sure to check out more of your music, keep it country,
Les

Arthur and Marian zueger

February 11, 2014

Hello Billy and Nancy I just come across your photo taken while we're on a Caribbean cruise you sat at our table for dinner. You gave me your photo and also wrote a very nice note signing it. Billy and Nancy Yates
Arthur and Marian zueger Mandan North Dakota

phillip magee

January 22, 2014

hi billy big fan have been playing your music since promo copy first cd 1997 still playing choices from latest cd i am a presenter on 24/7 country radio todayscountry94one.com luv playing texas music supplied cd tex mtm texas record chick sunfire groove many more you cannot buy this music in australia. i have been involved with country music 40 years also cma member my listeners luv your music i give them "a better mix of country music"

Danny Boyle

December 30, 2013

Hey Billy,

Love your music, country music is safe as long as we have singer / song writers like you around...Looking forward to seeing you in Ireland in 2014...

Esther Silver

November 24, 2013

I feel so lucky to have listened to and met Billy in the little town of Alton, Hampshire, England. A wonderful singer (especially with that deep husky voice last night!), brilliant song writer and all round nice guy :-) xxx

Craig Meador

November 20, 2013

Billy Yates is awesome. A great songwriter,entertainer and a nice guy.

Deb Tubergen

October 27, 2013

Really enjoyed your show on Larry Diners. I loved George Jones it is to bad that we lost him this past April. I followed him for years. I got the privilege of attending his funeral and that really met a lot. I really feel bad for Nancy I know she really misses him. He had a good life after he met her she saved his life in so many ways. I really like your singing and I hope you hit it BIG you deserve it. Thank you for all you did for George I know he met a lot to you also. You could see that as you sang about him on TV. Would love to have one of your CD's. Take care and may God Bess you.

John van Laarhoven

October 13, 2013

Hey Bill :Here a fan from the Netherlans.
Very nice cd. (only one George Jones)
I think George Jones was a special friend for you. I must almost cry by nr.5 As i kiss my world goodbye.
I hope you see soon in the Netherlands with my special band Savannah. Greetz John van Laarhoven

weslet dilworth

October 7, 2013

saw your tv show with Daniel odonnell, very good.wesley

sheekagh wickic

October 5, 2013

really like

Rebecca Denman

September 21, 2013

Hey~ I met you at Grayson's ortho appointment! Great music!!

BOB GOODMAN

September 17, 2013

EVER SINCE I SAW BILLY ON LARRY'S COUNTRY DINER I BECAME A FAN. I LIKE "COUNTRY MUSIC" AND BILLY IS THE REAL THING. GREAT WRITER, GREAT SINGER, GREAT ENTERTAINER. I'VE BEEN WATCHING HIM ON YOUTUBE, BUYING AND LISTENING TO HIS CD'S. AS A D.J. I LISTEN TO ALL TYPES OF MUSIC AND LIKE GOOD MUSIC AND BILLY SUPPLIES THAT. I HOPE TO SEE AND MEET BILLY SOMEDAY. HE SHOULD BE A STAR HERE IN THE U.S. NOT ONLY OUR OF OUR COUNTRY. BEST TO BILLY AND HIS FAMILY AND BILLY KEEP THE COUNTRY COMMIN'
BOB

Joachim

August 18, 2013

I was in Wolsztyn 10 of August. Great performance. Congratulations from Poland

Patti

August 5, 2013

Great music keep up the great work- from Tennessee

Jerry Jackson

August 1, 2013

Just wonted to let Billy know, I love his music! he is a wonderful Singer and Songwriter :)

Jerry Jackson
Faith, NC

Sue Dorau

July 31, 2013

Saw you on Larry's Country Diner Saturday nite. Loved your songs, so good to hear "good old country music. George Jones was one of my favorites.

Suzi

July 30, 2013

Watched you on Larry's Diner Sunday July 28, 2013 and think that this was the first time ever hearing you. Really enjoyed your music. You have your own sound, but remind me a lot of Keith Whitley. Am waiting for your latest cd. Keep on crankin' out those great country songs!

Shirley Bass

July 29, 2013

saw you on Larry's diner last night,you are a great singer!you sing real country music,we don't hear much of that anymore,I hope to see you in Branson sometime.

Jackie (Berrong) Bangert

July 28, 2013

I met you wayyyyyyyyy before you got out of Doniphan. You sang at my brother's Noble Berrong and sister-in-law to be (at the time), April Smithson's wedding. My sister, Dianna, played for you as you sang.
Sorry, but I must admit I wasn't sure you'd go anywhere. HOWEVER, I AM GLAD TO SEE THAT YOUR DREAM HAS COME TRUE.

sandra kettle

July 28, 2013

Ithink your awesome. i am trying to find guuitar chords and lyrics for the song choices

Coy Yates

July 28, 2013

Saw you on Country Diner, First time to hear you and I think you are great.What a voice.

garry gordon

July 28, 2013

just saw the larry's country diner show and am a die hard billy yates fan now. nashville should listen close this is the real deal listening to the music on this site takes me back when country was country

Linda Pierce

July 27, 2013

Just watched you on Larry's Diner I love all those songs George Sang That you wrote Love your tribute song to George Jones You have such a good voice The stories you told about your friendship with George and Nancy what wonderful treasured memories you have thank you for sharing

Clyde Stribling

July 27, 2013

Listen and enyoyed your music on Larry's Country Dinner. looking forward to attended a show in Branson.

Tammy Henderson

July 27, 2013

Wow ! I like Billy Yates he sings country music the way I remember it when I was young. God Bless Billy Yates

Peggy Gilley

July 27, 2013

Just saw you on RFD TV and you are a keeper. Love your style. Keep it up.

Gérard for WRCF World radio country family - France

July 16, 2013

Félicitations pour ce super concert au festival de Mirande.
Que du plaisir
Voir diffusion sur :
http://www.radiocountryfamily.info
Cordialement
Gérard pour WRCF
....
Congratulations for this great concert Festival of Mirande.Juillet 2013
What fun
See diffusion:
http://www.radiocountryfamily.info
Regards
Gerard for WRCF

Bob Kenneweg

July 14, 2013

I found you and your music while in You Tube just now. You have a good, clean classic sound, and I dig your use of the dobro. Some of my other favorite singers include Rhonda Vincent, Emmy Lou Harris, and Hazel Dickens, may she rest in peace.
Keep singing.

Ian Donnarumma

July 14, 2013

Saw you yesterday Billy at Americana, Newark, UK.
Lucky enough to chat with you both before and after your performance.
You're a gentleman and a star!
Thanks for signing my book "I lived To Tell It All" (by G.J. of course)!
Hope to see you again and soon!
All the best, Ian. D.

steve ray davies

July 11, 2013

great to see billy live at hemsby, he was very professional, backed by the marvelous henry smith band (good lead guitar player), met billy after show, got autograph .
thanks for bringing a little bit of nashville to norfolk.
cheers steve & sharon

mathew

July 10, 2013

great great Music.
i can not stop listen to your Music. i hope that someday you will take i Little stop by in Germany.
Keep it country

Kelly Diehl Joseph of Egypt Productions, Inc

July 9, 2013

Hi Billy! So excited to meet you and looking forward to seeing you!

Love the "Only One George Jones" You're the best

Kelly >

Carolyn Crawford

July 4, 2013

Hi Mr Yates , we sure enjoyed your countries of the country show last month . Second time for that . And there will be a lot more . Thanks . What I need to know is where can I find your new cd . " only one George Jones " ???? Thanks Carolyn Crawford

steve ray davies

July 1, 2013

looking foward to seeing you play at the acorn country music club, hemsby, england 6/7/13

Janet Legerski

June 24, 2013

Your sound is great. Love it.

sandra o shaughnessy

June 19, 2013

Hi Billy

just want to tell u that i really enjoyed the concert that u done in the Arklow Bay Hotel in Co Wicklow Ireland on Friday the 14TH June with the Davitt country It was a brilliant night and it was great meeting u so it was
lots of love from your no one supporter sandra looking forward to see u again here in Ireland

Billy Jack Purnell

June 14, 2013

Love to see things goin so well for you cousin! Hope to introduce our family's someday!

Ben Bratcher

June 12, 2013

The 2013 Countriest of the Country show was the best yet!! I continue to be amazed at the level of talent this show draws and it is all because of Billy Yates and your reputation in the business and your amazing character. The songwriters were great--what a lineup of historic and timeless songs were represented in that group. No one can touch T. Graham Brown when he sings "Wine to Water" or John Berry when he sings "Your Love Amazes Me." Jimmy Fortune was the perfect choice to close the show--he is an incredible entertainer. Each performer added to the experience of the evening. Hats off to you Billy--we feel so privileged and honored to be a part of this show each year.

teresa miller

June 7, 2013

love your music

Alan Giebler

May 18, 2013

Billy, finally had the opportunity to hear "Only One George Jones" I sadly remember hearing the news of George's passing on the radio. I looked at my wife and said, "You know, there are going to be a lot of great tribute songs to follow." I can't tell you how happy I was that your song was the first EXCELLENT tribute that I got to hear. As always Billy, your music is what keeps country COUNTRY! Thanks from a fellow Missourian!...Alan

Leslie

May 15, 2013

I thoroughly enjoyed your performance at the Country Music Hall of Fame Singer/Songwriter series on February 16. I love listening to your CD's -- you have the perfect "country singer" voice! Look forward to seeing you again at The Troubadour Theater during Fan Fair.

otis catron

May 3, 2013

I have followed you from when you played at Eldon mo. turkey fest there.

I cant wait until you come close enough for me to go see you again I hade to wishes in love for music one to sing with George jones and the other is to sing your song hold me with you. Maybe some time in live that would happen but if not have the pic we took together at Eldon and all your wonderful songs.
keep up the great music me and my family will be waiting to you hear your new songs any way thanks for every thing Otis Catron

stan simpson

May 1, 2013

good solid counyrt

J Reiss

April 28, 2013

Wow, I see you made it big time. I remember meeting you back in 1983 in Doniphan. We had a mutual friend and she brougt me to her hometown for a weekend of fun and merriment on the Current River! Glad to see you made it in the biz.
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