Biography of Billy Henderson
Education: The 'Broons' & Buggerology.
About: Pro. singer/songwriter/guitarist. Variety of material, ranging from Scots, Irish, U. S. English and some humorous Scots poetry. Available for bookings.
Well, put it this way; There was one poor lion who didn't have a christian.
Breaking wind to the tune of \'Peter and the Wolf
Forming an 'Old Folks Folk-Band'.
Meeting God, (while I'm still alive) .
Hamish Imlach, Iain MacKintosh, Ewan MacColl, Martin Carthy, June Tabor, Peter Bellamy, Martyn Wyndham-Reid, Watersons, Tom Waits, Mary Black, The Voice Squad. Lonnie Donegan, The Chieftans, The McGarrigles, Chris Barber.
West Side Story, One flew over the Cuckoo\'s Nest. Cool-Hand-Luke.
Anything which doesn\'t involve X factory hype, smarmy 17 to 25 year-olds who\'ll just die if they don\'t make it into the next round, or strictly come plumbing, gurning, synchronised drowning, reality shows and celebrity overpaid chefs. Bring back music-hall with performers who are only happy to get a little recognition.
The five yard dash
Catching the javelin
Spike Milligan, Tom Sharpe, Dan Brown
Billy Henderson Poems
Takin' A Shine Tae Me
A MATTER OF WIFE OR DEATH A wee bit of nonsense by Idlefrets - 07/03/16 So sp-r-r-rinkle me wi' angel dust, and tak' ma dentures oot,
Fartin' My Way Up To Jesus
1. It’s only just gone seven year, When all were full of festive cheer, I went downstairs on Christmas morn, Naked as the day that I was born;
Lateral Thinkin' Blues
WORDS & MUSIC. BILLY HENDERSON (12 bar blues) 1, Well I didn't wake up this mornin', cause someone laced my gin,
Eat Your Greens Blues
1. My mama done tol’ me, when I was just five, “You don’t eat healthy, you don’t survive”, She’d twist my ear sayin’, “One thing’s for cert, Don’t eat your artichoke you, get no dessert”.
Diamonds And Dogs
I bought ma wee mutt for a tenner. The ring it was nearly two gran’ She’ll empty ma purse if ah ken ‘er, Ah’m putty in her very han’, But ma mucker informed me on Sunday, “Tell her Tam, who wears the trews”, So ah plucked up the courage on Thursday, and thought ah wad gie her the news.
Bachanalia In Excelsis
1, A bottle o’ rum is just enough tae get me oot o’ bed, A bottle o’ rum is just enough tae clear ma achin’ head, It’s just enough tae gie ma een that lovely shade o’ red, A bottle o’ rum is just enough tae get me oot o’ bed,
INSIDE-OOTSIDE-IN. Words & Music by Billy Henderson
Beautiful Lies Words & Music by Billy Henderson
I May Be A Blaw-In
Words & Music by Billy Henderson Chorus
It Doesn'T Have To Be This Way
1. Progress is a fine thing, but it sometimes goes too far, Get out there and see the world, but not from in your car. Don't be a couch potato, switch off that T. V. Go take a hike or get on your bike,
I May Be A Blaw-In
Words & Music by Billy Henderson
I may be a blaw-in, but I'm naw a blaw-weary
Wild rover no more, till ma lugs have went bleary,
Awaiting the muse wi' a brain like a peerie,
My livelihood’s goin' for a song.