Billy Vera (born William Patrick McCord; May 28, 1944) is an American singer, songwriter, actor, author and music historian. He has been a singer and songwriter since the 1960s, his most successful record being "At This Moment", a US number 1 hit in 1987. He continues to perform with his group Billy Vera & The Beaters, and won a Grammy Award in 2013. Vera was born in Riverside, California, and is the son of the radio and television announcer Bill McCord.
from the album With Pen in Hand. In June 1968, Billy Vera released a version of the song, which was his first solo single. Vera's version spent 6 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100, reaching No. 43, while reaching No. 25 on Billboard's Easy Listening chart, No. 25 on the Cash Box Top 100, No. 29 on Record World's "100 Top Pops", No. 21 on Record World's "Top Non-Rock" chart, No. 12 on Canada's RPM 100, and No. 20 on Record World's "Juke Box Top 25. .Single by Vikki Carr.
Artist: Billy Vera & Judy Clay. Album: Storybook Children. Heyo! SONGLYRICS just got interactive. With pen in hand You sign your name Today at five I'll be on that train. And you'll be free And I will be alone So all alone. If you think we can't Find the love we once knew If you think I can't Make everything up to you. Then I'll be gone And you'll be on your own You'll be on your own. And I wonder, can you Take good care of little Billy Can you take him to school everyday
Album · 2011 · 16 Songs. The Billy Vera Story. I Can Take Care of Myself.
Arranged By – Arif MardinProducer – Chip TaylorWritten-By – Bobby Goldsboro. B. Good Morning Blues. Producer – Chip Taylor, Ted DaryllWritten-By – Billy Vera. Con La Pluma En La Mano, Buenos Dias Blues (7").
With Pen in Hand by Lena Martell (1972). Rocking Horse's Il Dr. Slump Ed Arale cover of Rocking Horse's L'isola Del Tesoro.
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|A||With Pen In Hand
Arranged By – Arif MardinProducer – Chip TaylorWritten-By – Bobby Goldsboro
|B||Good Morning Blues
Producer – Chip Taylor, Ted DaryllWritten-By – Billy Vera
- Arranged By – Arif Mardin
|ATL. 70.295||Billy Vera||With Pen In Hand (7", Single)||Atlantic||ATL. 70.295||Germany||1968|
|ATL. 70.295||Billy Vera||With Pen In Hand (7", Single)||Atlantic||ATL. 70.295||Sweden||1968|
|AT 2526X||Billy Vera||With Pen In Hand / Good Morning Blues (7", Single)||Atlantic||AT 2526X||Canada||1968|
|H 351||Billy Vera||Con La Pluma En La Mano / Buenos Dias Blues (7")||Atlantic, Hispavox||H 351||Spain||1968|
|45-2526||Billy Vera||With Pen In Hand (7", Single, PL)||Atlantic||45-2526||US||1968|