Knowledge Identifier: +Billy_Ray_Cyrus
Born in 1961.
Countries: United States (71%), Tennessee (11%), (6%)
Linked to: Disney Channel, People, Georgetown College, Facebook
Del Reeves - In 1979, Reeves left his musical career to pursue a career as a music executive and played a big role in the signing of Billy Ray Cyrus
In the 1980s, he played at a bar known as Changes Bar owned by Jimmy Gettys as a band called "Sly Dog", before signing a record contract with Mercury Nashville, Tennessee Records
The Marcy Brothers - Also included on the album was "Don't Tell My Heart", a song which would later become a five-week Number One on the country charts in 1992 when Billy Ray Cyrus recorded it under the title "Achy Breaky Heart"
Bucky Covington - It debuted at number one on the Top Country Albums chart, making the album the best opening week for a debut album by a male on the chart since Billy Ray Cyrus' 1992 debut with "Some Gave All"
Ty Herndon - The album itself debuted at number 15 on Top Country Albums and number 1 on Top Heatseekers, the highest debut for a country artist since Billy Ray Cyrus' "Some Gave All" in 1992
Travis Tritt - In June 1992, Tritt received media attention when he criticized Billy Ray Cyrus' "Achy Breaky Heart" at a Fan Fair interview, saying that he did not think that Cyrus' song made a "statement"
Also in 1993, Cyrus appeared on Dolly Parton's single "Romeo"; though the single only reached 27 on the country singles charts, the accompanying video was popular on CMT
Mercury Nashville, Tennessee released "Shot Full of Love" in 1998
Mullet (haircut) - Christian ska band Five Iron Frenzy sang about the mullet in "The Phantom Mullet," a song off of their 2000 album "All the Hype That Money Can Buy", referencing Billy Ray Cyrus and REO Speedwagon in the lyrics
In 2005, Cyrus expanded his acting career in a stage production of "Annie Get Your Gun" in Toronto, appearing in the role of Frank Butler
Also in 2006, Billy Ray appeared with metal-rock group Metal Skool , and performed several songs including "Rebel Yell" by Billy Idol, and the song "I Want My Mullet Back", which appears on "Wanna Be Your Joe"
Sanjaya Malakar - Upon meeting Billy Ray Cyrus, Malakar reported discussing a guest spot on Disney Channel's "Hannah Montana" in an April 20, 2007 interview with Access Hollywood
Cyrus, Phil Vassar, Jeffrey Steele and John Waite formed a new supergroup together in early 2009 called Brother Clyde
In the 2013, he played at a bar known as Changes Bar owned by Jimmy Gettys as a band called "Sly Dog", before signing a record contract with Mercury Nashville Records
Shooter Jennings - Jennings posted a status on his official facebook page during February of 2014, stating he would be soon be collaborating with Billy Ray Cyrus on a future BCR release
Shooter Jennings - Jennings posted a status on his official Facebook page during February 2014, stating he would be soon be collaborating with Billy Ray Cyrus on a future BCR release