Inside The Music - Ep 05 - Billy Thorpe
November 9, 2015•14 min
Billy was a renowned English-born Australian pop / rock singer-songwriter, performer who led the music scene in his home country for decades, sometimes being dubbed the Bruce Springsteen of Australia. He came to American and teamed up with Spencer Proffer to create 4 acclaimed albums, the most successful of which was the #1 space opera 'Children Of The Sun'. Proffer co-wrote the song with Billy which gave birth to a computer animated, laser choreography of the record that ran in planetariums across No America while the record sold nearly 1million copies in 1979. Laser light shows resulted and to this day, the song is one of the top played classic on Sirius XM radio. COS opened season two of the Emmy winning series Fargo with a 4 minute montage without dialog.