Billy Davis, Jr.

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Billy Davis, Jr.
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Billy Davis, Jr. performing at Eastern Michigan University in 1970.
Background information
Born(1938-06-26) June 26, 1938 (age 75)
OriginSt. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
GenresR&B, pop, soul, sunshine pop
OccupationsSinger
Years active1950s–present
LabelsABC Records
CBS Records
Associated actsThe 5th Dimension
Websitehttp://www.mccoodavis.com/
 
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Billy Davis, Jr.
BillyDavisJr.jpg
Billy Davis, Jr. performing at Eastern Michigan University in 1970.
Background information
Born(1938-06-26) June 26, 1938 (age 75)
OriginSt. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
GenresR&B, pop, soul, sunshine pop
OccupationsSinger
Years active1950s–present
LabelsABC Records
CBS Records
Associated actsThe 5th Dimension
Websitehttp://www.mccoodavis.com/

Billy Davis, Jr. (born June 26, 1938; St. Louis, Missouri)[1] is an American musician, best known as a member of The 5th Dimension. Along with his wife, Marilyn McCoo, he had hit records during 1976 and 1977 with "I Hope We Get to Love in Time", "Your Love", and "You Don't Have to Be a Star (To Be in My Show)". Davis and McCoo were married in 1969, and were the main entertainers of a television program, The Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr. Show, in 1977. That same year, "You Don't Have to Be a Star (To Be in My Show)" won a Grammy Award.

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  1. ^ Davis, Jr., Billy; McCoo, Marilyn (2004). "2". Up, Up and Away. Chicago: Northfield Publishing. ISBN 1-881273-17-2. "...my story begins on June 26, 1938, when I was born in St. Louis, Missouri..." 

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