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Billie Jo Spears

Billie Jo Spears (David Redfern/Redferns/Getty Images)
Billie Jo Spears (David Redfern/Redferns/Getty Images)

Guest Book Highlights

July 25, 2018 "Husband watches Soup Sales rere-reruns in 2018 and she was on. Never heard of her but she has a very pretty voice. RIP Billie Jo"
September 19, 2016 "Sadly, I didn't know of Billie Jo until after her death. Since hearing her music, I have become a big fan. Her voice was wonderful. I love watching her live performances on Youtube. Such class! She is terribly missed." - Tre Cox (Philadelphia, PA)
July 20, 2016 "BJ what a great musician you were and will always be! You are not with us physically but th rough your songs I know you are still with us. I always listen to Blanket on the Ground over and over again without getting tired to listen to it. It is as though you sung it today! May God bless you. RIP BJ" - Adisai Sebastian (Arusha, WA)
October 27, 2014 "You brought much joy into my life! Thankful for you...." - Penelope Keltner-rael (Questa, NM)
October 27, 2014 "B.J. was a friend. I was Bill Monroe's Manager. NO ONE, could belt out C.C. Rider like B.J. Remember the Cross Roads in Louisville? RIP pretty Lady. Chuck Campbell" - Chuck Campbell (Louisville, KY)
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Obituary for Billie Jo Spears
VIDOR, Texas (AP) — Singer Billie Jo Spears, whose performance of "Blanket on the Ground" went No. 1 on the country charts in 1975, has died at age...
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