He has been active on the folk music scene for many years and his songs have been recorded and performed by many of the best known names in Scottish folk music including Ronnie Browne, The McCalmans, Gaberlunzie, Steven Quigg and Crooked Jack.
Billy (pictured) has a number of recordings to his credit including an album of songs about the steel industry in Lanarkshire called Steel Away which is the featured CD Album of the Week commencing Saturday 3 September. Ross Macfadyen talks to Billy about his music, CD and the Lanarkshire steel industry. Photo shows the Ravenscraig Steel Works in Motherwell
Billy performs both as a solo artist and as part of the well known folk group Haggerdash.
Album of the Week, Saturday 12 noon and 12 midnight and 6.00pm on Monday.