Update, November 23, 2000
BRANDY HAS HAD A BUSY YEAR FOR 2001, AND THINGS ARE LOOKING BETTER FOR NEXT YEAR. HE HAS BEEN ON TOUR WITH "PENNY GILLEY", STARTING WITH A TWO WEEK TOUR OF ONE NIGHTERS IN KOREA, FOR THE ARMED FORCES, THEN ON TO SEVERAL CLUBS AND CASINOS, FOR TWO WEEKS AT A TIME, FROM MAY THROUGH OCTOBER. THEY HAVE PERFORMED IN SUCH PLACES AS SOUTH DAKOTA, ALBUQUERQUE NEW MEXICO, MULESHOE, TEXAS, DALLAS TEXAS, AND FINISHING THE TOUR IN SOUTH DAKOTA ON OCTOBER THE 18th, IN TIME FOR HIS WEDDING ON NOVEMBER 3rd. YES, BRANDY WAS MARRIED IN SHREVEPORT, La. ON NOVEMBER 3rd TO HARVI ANN WILSON, WHOM HE MET TWO YEARS AGO, WHILE HE WAS PLAYING A SHOW IN LONGVIEW, TEXAS. THEY PLAN TO MAKE THEIR HOME IN SHREVEPORT.
PLANS ARE IN THE MAKING FOR BRANDY TO TAKE HIS OWN BAND TO KOREA IN EARLY MARCH OF 2002. HE WILL LATER JOIN UP WITH "PENNY GILLEY" FOR ANOTHER TOUR, THAT IS ALREADY BOOKED UP FOR 14 WEEKS. WILL TRY TO KEEP YOU UPDATED WITH MORE NEWS LATER.. UNTIL THEN,
P. B. ENTERPRISE & PUBLISHING CO.
Brandy Robert's Home Page Update
Update, August 10, 2000
Meet Brandy Roberts, an aspiring musician from Shreveport, Louisiana, who will appear on, Dick Clark's television production of "YOUR BIG BREAK".The show was taped, August 5th in Burbank California, at NBC studios and is scheduled to air in September on the UPN network (channel 45 KSHV) in the Shreveport area on Saturday night at 6:pm. For other cities, time, and channel locations, try the web, at (www.yourbigbreak.com ).
Brandy began his musical career at the age of eight and has been strongly influenced by the style of Jerry Lee Lewis. He has performed at numerous Jamboree"s, fairs, and festivals in the Ark-La-Tex.
He has opened shows for such stars as, Gary Stewart, Trini Triggs, Johnny Rodriqus, Eddie Raven, Gary Allen, and David Allen Coe, at the world famous "Reo Palm Isle", in Longview Texas, and has opened several shows for the Legendary Rock & Roller, Jerry Lee Lewis.
Roberts recently recorded a CD, called "Reflections" in Memphis, with the Jerry Lee Lewis "All Star Band" that is receiving airplay from 21 radio stations in 6 countries. The CD opener, Boogie Child and Blame It On Me, are original songs by Roberts. "Boogie Child" is an often requested favorite with listeners of, Trevor Hyland at Triple C radio, in Victoria Australia.
In September, 1999, his rendition of "Too Rock For Country" hit number four on the play list at BRTO Radio, in Holland. Listeners of Dave Smith, at KICK Radio, Berkshire England, awarded Roberts with the Entertainer of the year award for Best Rockabilly CD of Winter/Spring 1999 and Best New Rockabilly Entertainer of 1998/1999.
Reviews for Roberts CD continue to be favorable.. Jason Shields, Jamboree Magazine, Austin Texas says "If you like Jerry Lee Lewis, this definitely is the album for you".
"Brandy outshines (Carl) Mann and ol' Gene (Autry) at this track. I have never (repeat: NEVER) heard this song done better by anyone in any walk of music. "And that's a guaranteed fact," writes Paul McPhail, (Fireball Magazine, Holland) about Roberts version of Mexicali Rose.
But Brandy is not only a rock-n-roll boogie woogie piano player; he can also sing a fine country ballad ....... Brandy excels at both.. My Tomorrow's, & Blame It On Me, but it's his version of Big Al Downing's "When You Run Out Of Fools" that really stands out, says "Chris Woodford" of "Now Dig This", magazine, from England in March 1999.
"Big things are happening for Brandy Roberts and he deserves it. He is a top notch entertainer with a pleasant personality, and a loveable stage demeanor," says "Paul McPhail" (Fireball Magazine, Holland).
If you are interested in this up and coming, Rockin Country, Piano Artist, contact:
P.B. Enterprise L.L.C.
PO Box 18423
Shreveport, La. 71138
Ph. (318) 687-4138
Brandy now age 29, began his musical career at the age of eight years old, when he started playing the organ. At age fourteen, he saw Jerry Lee Lewis on television, and wanted to play that style of "Country Rock & Roll" music. Since then, he has performed at numerous Jamborees, Fairs, Festivals, Shows, and parties around the "ARK-LA-TEX" area. Currently he is performing at the "Reo Palm Isle, in Longview, Texas.
He has had the pleasure of, not only knowing Jerry Lee Lewis, for the past fifteen years, he has had the privilege of opening a few shows for him, and recently, he was asked to perform on Jerry Lee's 40th year anniversary show in Memphis. Enclosed, you will find a letter of recommendation for Brandy, from his personal friends, Jerry Lee and Kerrie Lewis, along with his latest CD. which was recorded in Memphis, with the Jerry Lee Lewis "All Star Band."
"REFLECTIONS" - CDTRACKS:
"Boogie Child", original song by Brandy who was greatly influenced by Jerry Lee Lewis and his style of piano playing. The words in the second verse, "reflect" on the rest of his influences. "I play that old time music, that you used to listen to, Chuck Berry, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee, and Fats, too. They're way before my time, but they're all friends of mine..., Mabelline, Lewis Boogie, and Blue Suede Shoes.
Too rock for country and too country for rock'n'roll.
"My Tomorrows" - is the most beautiful song I've ever heard, written by Roscoe Wharton, (band director from the Louisiana Hayride).
"I'm Ready" - a country rock version of the 1950s hit by Fats Domino.
"Who you Gonna Run To" - (when you run out of fools), country ballad, recorded earlier by Big Al Downing.
"Mexicalli Rose" - rocking arrangement of Gene Autry's waltz, with a touch of Jerry Lee's style of piano.
"Honey Don't" - reflecting on a great song, first recorded by Mr. Rockabilly, - Carl Perkins>
"I'm On Fire" - good rockin' song, first recorded in the 1960s by my Hero and Mentor, Jerry Lee Lewis.
"Dusty Answers" - A beautiful touching ballad - written by Roscoe Wharton.
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