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|My Memories of Billy Crain by Pat Adams from Tennessee Concerts (this website)
Musician & songwriter Billy Crain has been playing in Nashville bands as long as I can remember.
I first heard of Billy Crain after seeing his band "Buckeye" in the '70's.
I saw Billy when he played Grey Ghost with the Henry Paul Band at Volunteer Jam IV in 1979.
I never got to see Billy with The Outlaws, since I only saw The Outlaws in their early days.
Billy Crain co-wrote Call It Love, a big hit for the country/rock band Poco.
I've seen the late Tommy Crain many many times (including the Volunteer Jam concerts).
On this night, Billy played Tommy's song with Tommy's gold-top Gibson Les Paul guitar.
That song being, Lonesome Boy From Dixie. A tribute to Tommy Crain & Taz DiGregorio.
See our video (below) of Billy Crain at this 40th Anniversary of the Volunteer Jam.
By Pat Adams from TennesseeConcerts.com (this website)
|1979: The Henry Paul Band performs Grey Ghost
at Volunteer Jam V, with a young Billy Crain on guitar (left)
This song is a tribute to Ronnie VanZant from Lynyrd Skynyrd who died in the 1977
Lynyrd Skynyrd plane crash, The Volunteer Jam was a yearly event at the time in
Nashville Tennessee hosted by the Charlie Daniels Band. Henry Paul is the singer
for the southern rock band The Outlaws & the country band Blackhawk.
We were first to post this video on YouTube!
|The late Tommy Crain performing "Franklin Limestone"
with the Charlie Daniels Band at Volunteer Jam IV.
Tommy Crain died on January 13, 2011 at the age of 59.
|Billy Crain at the 40th Anniversary of the Volunteer Jam (2015)
CDB members Tommy Crain & Taz DiGregorio Remembered
by Charlie Daniels, the CDB, Billy Crain & host Storme Warren.
This is our own video, shot and edited by Pat Adams!
|Volunteer Jam - Billy Crain & Friends
Including a Tribute to Tommy Crain & Taz DiGregorio
Nashville's Bridgestone Arena on August 12, 2015
Pictures by Pat Adams - Click on Pictures to Enlarge
|The 40th Anniversary of the Volunteer Jam
|Lynyrd Skynyrd - Very First Reunion with the late Taz DiGregorio
|Relections by The Charlie Daniels Band
With the late Tommy Crain, Taz DiGregorio and the rest of the guys
|Above: Billy Crain with the Charlie Daniels Band & Jack Pearson (Allman Brothers Band)
|Our past Charlie Daniels Band pages
|See our pictures of the Charlie Daniels Band
(including Taz ) at Nashville's Riverfront,
|See our pictures of the 1985 Charlie Daniels
Band (including Tommy Crain & Taz DiGregorio)
at the Water Circus in Pigeon Forge TN. Click here!