Billy Strange Dead At 81
February 23, 2012 at 5:17 AM (PT)
Condolences to the family and friends of BILLY STRANGE, an arranger, session guitarist and songwriter best known for his work on many hit records during the '60s and '70s, including a number of NANCY SINATRA's hits for REPRISE RECORDS and THE BEACH BOYS' Pet Sounds album.
STRANGE was born in 1930 in LONG BEACH, CA.
As a songwriter, STRANGE had success with CHUBBY CHECKER's "Limbo Rock" and ELVIS PRESLEY's "Memories." He was 81.