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Naming the song Flip Flops the song of the summer.
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Billy Craig Takes His 'Flip Flops' To
Detroits rising country star Billy Craig will be
performing live over 50,000 watt WJR-AM/Detroit on the "The
Mitch Albom Show" Tuesday, July 29th 5-7 pm (ET). Mitch Albom is
an award-winning journalist and radio host. He has been voted
the No. 1 Sports Columnist in the Nation for the past 13 years
along with writing his wildly successful book "Tuesday’s With
Billy and his band will be performing songs off his new CD
release THIS SIDE OF SOMEWHERE including his hit song ”FLIP
FLOPS” which is currently being played on Country stations in
Michigan, Illinois, Ohio, New Jersey, West Virginia, Kentucky,
Tennessee, Oregon, Texas, Mississippi and Florida. His music is
being played in heavy rotation on K94 New Country, Arizona’s
Pure Country as well as Detroit’s 99.5 The Wolf Country.
You can listen live by going to
www.WJR.com and clicking the
LISTEN LIVE button.
The song “Flip Flops” by country music
artist Billy Craig turned into the number one requested song on
K94 New Country and Your All Time Favorites this weekend.
Playing alongside such big names as Sugerland, Alabama, and Alan
Jackson, this new artist and his song “Flip Flops” have the
ability to hold-up next to some of the biggest artist’s of our
“K94 has a very wide listener base which provides a great test
market for the song, which is already showing positive upward
momentum. The traction this single is already gaining truly
shows that listening audiences from all demographic profiles do
respond in a very positive way to this Jimmy Buffet-ish, laid
back tune,” said Scott Gordon, long time Music Industry
professional and Radio Consultant.
“Flip Flops” presence has grown both on broadcast and internet
radio, and Billy has been contacted by some heavy hitters who
are interested in licensing some of the music from his current,
full-length release, This Side of Somewhere for several new
television shows debuting this fall.
- Billy Craig Trop Rock’n With DK On Island
Trop Rock: Blend Of Rock & COUNTRY Music
Billy Craig went live on air to a worldwide audience Monday
night (6/30) with host Dennis “DK” King and his Island Time
Radio Show on
- WWBC-88.3FM/Berea, OH getting an incredible
The interview started out with ‘The Good
Side of Life” a cut off Billy’s brand new CD, This Side Of
“It was a great interview” Billy said “DK Played a few songs off
the CD and I was able to unveil a brand new song live on air
with my acoustic guitar. I’ll be going into the studio to start
the recording of the next CD in the next month or so and it was
great to get a new song out to a big audience.
Island Time is a show every Monday of Trop Rock music--a mixture
of rock-n-roll and COUNTRY music blended with an island style
theme and lyrics. The host regularly features in-studio and
phone interviews from Trop Rock artists, local and national so
it was a natural to bring Billy onto the show.
DK ended the show playing Billy’s current hit Flip Flops which
has been getting regular airplay around the country and
As a review of his live performance at the largest outdoor
amphitheatre in the midwest
- Billy Craig Gets His ‘Flip Flops’ On At
The JMM Detroit Concert
- Billy Releases New CD: THIS SIDE OF SOMEWHERE
Rising Detroit Country star Billy Craig has been busy these
days. With his rockin’ opening for Country star John Michael
Montgomery at Michigan’s largest outdoor amphitheatre, DTE
Energy Music Theatre, and his new CD release This Side of
Somewhere featuring 14 of his original compositions, including
the just released and compelling summer fun song Flip Flops.
The recording started out at the legendary Sun Studio in Memphis
where Johnny Cash began his recording career and finishing the
process in the Metro Detroit area.
The song is currently being played on 99.5 The Wolf Country
Detroit HD Digital Radio and as a featured artist on the
legendary WSM in Nashville it’s getting a great response. Other
Country stations in Michigan, Illinois, Ohio, New Jersey, West
Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Oregon and Canada are all hoping
on the summertime bandwagon with “Flip Flops.” The song has
recently been added to the play list for Pure Country GAPEAU FM
in France and regular rotation on Radio Antenna 2 in Italy as
well as England and Australia.
Billy Craig is no stranger to the music industry, he’s been
kicking it around for some time. In fact, since childhood Billy
has performed in thousands of shows. From solo performances to
cover and original bands, from jazz and Country to rock, he has
played in front of audiences of up to 25,000 across the USA and
abroad, including New York, California, Florida, Ohio, Texas,
Detroit, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway.
As one of the founding members of a Detroit based band he
co-wrote songs that received heavy radio play in the Detroit
metro market and as far west as Sacramento, California.
Recently Billy was a featured artist performing live on the
syndicated Mitch Albom Show for millions of listeners across the
Billy has been newly nominated for the Motor City Music Awards.
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