Billy Buchanan and The Pioneers of Rock ‘n Soul

The Pioneers of Rock ‘n Soul Show is a nonstop, no holds barred production that pays tribute to many of the essential soul, blues, and early rock trailblazers. The shows founder and star, Billy Buchanan, portrays Little Richard, Ray Charles, Sam Cooke, Chuck Berry, with an unbelievable authenticity. Born and raised in Cleveland, OH, the city where DJ Alan Freed first coined the phrase “Rock and Roll”, Billy has a deep musical heritage. He was nominated for a Dove Award for his role in the touring production, Hero The Rock Opera, and was nominated for two Sunny Awards at The Sunburst Celebrity Impersonator’s. Billy has never forgotten where he came from and the artists that inspired him as a child. That is why he created The Pioneers of Rock ‘n Soul Show; To pay tribute to the city that he loves and the music that changed his life and the lives of millions around the world.

Check out Billy Buchanan’s website for testimonials, pictures, videos and more about his Pioneers of Rock ‘n Soul Show: https://billybuchanan.org/tributes

 

Billy Buchanan’s EP Release Party

Released Jan 12, 2018, this EP is heavily influenced by the soul and early rock artists of the 50’s and 60’s. Hence the title, which is a nod to the dances of that era, ShagShuffleShimmyShakeSwing: Vol 1 is an authentic homage to the pioneers of that soul and early rock, “The ones that started it all”. You can hear the backbeat rhythms and musical influences of all the artists he admires. The lead single, “The Pioneers”, is a celebration of the music of Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Ray Charles, and Sam Cooke and will take you back to a time of juke joint, jump jiving grooves that still move your heart and soul, and make you want to get up and dance. The EP Release Party in St Augustine was held at the  San Sebastian Winery to a packed house of dancing fans. If you would like to purchase Billy Buchanan’s music go to www.billybuchanan.org