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IDOL Billy
(voc)

Personal Data:

Born: 30.11.1957 (Stanmore, GB, as William Michael Albert Broad)
IDOL Billy (photo)

Appearances:

1976 Chelsea (g)
1976 Infants
1976-2/81 Generation X

Line-Up (2005):

Billy Idol - voc
Steve Stevens - g
Stephen McGrath - bg
Derek Sherinian - kb
Brian Tichy - ds

Former Members:

Steve Stevens (g, 1981-89); Mark Younger-Smith (g, 1989-cca 1993)

Phil Feit (bg, 1981-?); Marcus Miller (bg); Kenny Aaronson (bg); Phil Soussan (bg, cca 1990); Doug Wimbish (bg, cca 1993)

Susan Davis (kb); Arthur Barrow (kb, cca 1990); Robin Hancock (kb, cca 1993); Jamie Mamoberac (kb, cca 1993)

Steve Missal (ds, 1981-?); Thommy Price (ds); Keith Forsey (ds, cca 1990); Mike Baird (ds, cca 1990); Tal Berghan (ds, cca 1993)

Albums Discography:

#TitleRelease DateLabelTypeUKUSA
1.Billy Idol
produced by: Keith Forsey
02.07.1982Chrysalis 45
2.Rebel Yell13.01.1984Chrysalis36 6
3.Vital Idol6/1985 Chrysalis7 10
4.Whiplash Smile
produced by: Keith Forsey
10/1986 Chrysalis8 6
5.Idol Songs - 11 Of The Best6/1988 Chrysalis2
6.Charmed Life
produced by: Keith Forsey
4/1990 Chrysalis15 11
7.Cyberpunk
produced by: Robin Hancock
21.06.1993Chrysalis20 48
8.The Greatest Hits26.09.2000Chrysalis 74
9.Billy Idol: VH1 Storytellers26.02.2002Capitol
10.Devil's Playground22.03.2005CSP/Sanctuary 46
11.Happy Holidays04.12.2006Bodog Music
12.Idolize Yourself: The Very Best Of Billy Idol23.06.2008Capitol37 73
13.Sight and Sound: Storytellers24.06.2008WEA
14.10 Great Songs12.01.2010Capitol
15.Essential08.11.2011EMI
16.Icon30.07.2013Capitol
17.Millennium Collection: 20th Century Masters01.04.2014Capitol
18.Kings & Queens Of The Underground21.10.2014BFI35 34
19.Vital Idol: Revitalized9/2018

Kenny Aaronson:

#TitleRelease DateLabelTypeUKUSA
1.Through The Fire
& Neil Schon & Sam Hagar & Mike Shrieve
1984

Singles Discography:

#SP/EP TitleRelease DateLabelUKUSA
1.Don't Stop EP
(Mony Mony / Baby Talk / Dancing With Myself / Untouchables)
25.09.1981Chrysalis 71
2.Hot In The City / Dead On Arrival6/1982 Chrysalis30 23
3.White Wedding / Hole In The Wall22.10.1982Chrysalis 108
4.White Wedding / Hot In The City
12" + Love Calling / Dancing With Myself
5/1983 Chrysalis 36
5.Dancing With Myself
with Generation X
9/1983 Chrysalis 102
6.Rebel Yell / Crank Call
12" + White Wedding
(v GB 24.2.84)
1/1984 Chrysalis62 46
7.Eyes Without A Face / The Dead Next Door
12" + Dancing With Myself / Rebel Yell
(v USA 4/84)
08.06.1984Chrysalis18 4
8.Flesh For Fantasy / Blue Highway
produced by: Keith Forsey
21.09.1984Chrysalis48 29
9.Catch My Fall10/1984 Chrysalis 50
10.White Wedding / Flesh For Fantasy7/1985 Chrysalis3
11.Rebel Yell / (Do Not) Stand In The Shadows (live)
12" + Blue Highway
9/1985 Chrysalis4
12.To Be A Lover / All Summer Single
7"(2) + Mega-Idol-Mix / White Wedding
9/1986 Chrysalis16 6
13.Don't Need A Gun / Fatal Charm1/1987 Chrysalis15 37
14.Sweet Sixteen / Beyond Belief
12" + Rebel Yell
4/1987 Chrysalis17 20
15.Mony Mony (live) / Shakin' All Over (live)8/1987 Chrysalis6 1
16.Hot In The City / Catch My Fall (remix)
12" + Soul Standing By
CD + Mony Mony
12/1987 Chrysalis11 48
17.Catch My Fall / All Summer Single8/1988 Chrysalis63
18.Cradle Of Love / 311 Man
CD + Rob The Cradle Of Love
4/1990 Chrysalis34 2
19.White Wedding10.05.1990
20.Sweet Sixteen10.05.1990
21.Hot In The City10.05.1990
22.Eyes Without A Face10.05.1990
23.Blue High10.05.1990
24.L.A. Woman / License To Thrill
12",CD + Love Child
7/1990 Chrysalis70 52
25.Prodigal Blues / Mark Of Caine
12",CD + Flesh For Fantasy
11.12.1990Chrysalis47
26.Shock To The System / Aftershock
12" + Heroin
CD + Heroin / Rebel Yell / White Wedding
14.06.1993Chrysalis28
27.Adam In Chains / Shock To The System
CD + Venus / Eyes Without A Face
04.10.1993Chrysalis
28.Speed / Rebel Yell (acoustic)05.09.1994Fox/Arista47
29.Don't You Forget17.07.2001
30.Scream1/2005 CSP
31.Club Wedding
& Trashcan Jack
17.12.2008Frenetic

Movies:

1. The Wedding Singer (1998, starring)

Bibliography:

Mike Wrenn: Billy Idol - A Visual Documentary (1991)
Billy Idol: Dancing With Myself (7.10.2014, Touchstone, autobiography)

Various:

appeared on the LP:

Joni Mitchell: Chalk Mark In A Rain Storm (3/88, Geffen)
Tony Iommi: Iommi (10.10.00, Divine/Priority)
Miley Cyrus: Plastic Hearts (27.11.20, RCA)

Compilation Appearances:
"Hateful" on The Clash tribute CD "Burning London" (3.5.99, Columbia, & Gwen Stefani)

Kenny Aaronson:

appeared on the LP:

Tgamesher: Burning At The Speed Of Light (1985, MFN)
Blue Öyster Cult: Imaginos (1988, CBS)
Drive, She Said: Drive, She Said (1989, CBS)
Michael Monroe: Not Fakin' It (1989, Phonogram)

Press References:

Bang!
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
1994116.09.19938album review
1994116.09.199310gig review
Melodie
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
19893 84Melodie ze světa
19918 7profile
Melody Maker
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
19822626.06.19824Fast Forward
19822703.07.198217Albumsalbum review
19824002.10.198232Caught In The Actgig review
19824323.10.19824Fast Forward
1984321.01.198423Albumsalbum review
1984825.02.198422Singlessingle review
1984903.03.19844Fast Forward - Record News
19842309.06.198431Singlessingle review
19842718.08.198429Video
19843115.09.19844Fast Forward - Record News
19843222.09.198427Singlessingle review
19843620.10.198432High Definition
1992501.02.19923News
19921511.04.19923News
19922704.07.19923News
1993713.02.19935News
19932412.06.19935News
19932519.06.199332Singlessingle review
19932626.06.19934News
19932810.07.199339
19934002.10.199322Livegig review
19954328.10.199557Info Freako
Rock & Pop
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
19911024.05.199111profile
19931623.08.199312profile
19931623.08.199329Recenzealbum review
19931820.09.19938gig review
Rock Revue
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
19902 36profile