Billy Forrest Solo Recordings


    Solo Albums [1963 - 1967]

  • Come back to me, Gallotone, GALP 1300, 1963


  • Billy Forrest, Renown NLP 259, 1964


  • Seven letters, Renown NLP 269, 1965


  • Running gun, Continental ZB 8165, 1967


    Compilation CD [2001]

    The heart and soul of Billy Forrest, Gallo CDREDD 654, 2001

    The heart and soul of Billy Forrest

    CD One: Dark lonely streets (recorded with the Giants)/ Come back to me/ Somebody's smiling/ Ginny come lately/ 500 miles away from home/ Miller's cave/ Still/ Hello operator/ Wind me up/ Waltzing with sin/ 3 a.m./ Love minus zero/The land of milk and honey/ Let it be me/ The Rattler/ Time and the river/ Hello lover/ Lazy life/ Melody fayre/ Abergavenny/ We're all playing in the same band/ Papa's gonna kiss it better/ Lovely Lorraine/ Dream lover/ Hello-a/Take to the mountains/ Joey the lipstick collector/ Hey girl/ I hear those churchbells ringing/ I am what I am

    CD Two: Liefde is my nooi se naam/ Sing a song/ Do you love me?/ Hazy hazy/ Our sweet precious love/ Hanging over the border line/ She can't say that anymore/ I loved 'em everyone/ Wings of a dove/ Mama sang a song/ Whispering hope/ El Salvador/ He (can build a mountain)/ The sun ain't gonna shine anymore/ Substitute/ My ship is coming/ Dream on/ Tiny bubbles/ There won't be anymore/ Spanish Harlem/ Only love can show the way/ Let theheartaches begin/ Hands/ One friend/ Time stood still

    Seven Singles

    With The Arch Hunter Combo

  • Dancing shoes/ Look at me
  • Somebody's smiling/ Come back to me
  • It might as well rain until September/ Ginny come lately

    Billy Forrest And The Veterans

  • Cross my heart/ Which way the wind blows

    Billy Forrest

  • 500 Miles away from home/ Don't let me cross over
  • Miller's cave/ Welcome to my world
  • Burning bridges/ Valley of tears
  • Hello operator/ A legend in my time, Renown N 1381, 1964 [SA #1 hit]

    Seven Single

  • Wrong number/ Don't worry
  • Seven letters/ 3.a.m
  • Wind me up/ Waltzing with sin
  • Looking back/ Pledging my love
  • Still/ Only as far as the door
  • Loneville/ Man walks among us
  • Hallo lover/ You gave me somebody to love
  • First love/ On Broadway
  • Little little Lulu/ Up on the roof
  • My own true love/ Heart
  • Hello operator/ Still
  • Take to the mountains/ Jody and the kid
  • Verlore liefde/ Tevrede
  • Oh Rosanna/ Yellow rose of Texas
  • Our precious love/ Star forcast
  • This house runs on sunshine/ Hanging over the border line
  • Mary-Anne/ How lonely are you bein'
  • Honderd jaar/ Wys die weg
  • Blue eyes cryin' in the rain/ Looking for a feeling
  • Hallo lief/ Gee my jou hand
  • Jy alleen/ Gee my jou hand
  • Verlange breek my hart/ Verlange breek my hart (instrumental: Lofty Schultze)
  • Mammy/ You
  • I loved 'em everyone/ Rock me to sleep
  • Are we in love/ 500 hundred miles away from home
  • Nice 'n easy/ Nice 'n easy (promotional pressing)
  • She can't say that anymore/ Old flame


Tertius Louw, July 2001

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