The musical nature of this album is notable as Connolly, who had been a folk musician in the 1960s and early 70s, and who included musical interludes in his comedy albums and performances up until 1983, had mostly phased music out of his performances by the late 1980s. I Wish I Was in Glasgow" was written by Connolly in 1983 and released on his album A Change Is As Good As Arrest. With the lines "I would take you there and show you, but they've pulled the building down" and "they bulldozed it all to make a road", he laments that the section of Dover Street,.
A Change Is As Good As Arrest Vinyl LP: Billy Connolly, Atlantic Bridge. BILLY CONNOLLY - Billy Connolly. This is one of 10000 singles LP's, 12 and 7" that I HAVE COLLECTED OVER THE LAST 30 YEARS; they run from the 1950's to the 2000's and cover every style of music. Billy Connolly Get Right Intae Him LP Album Vinyl Rec 2383-368 A1/B1 Comedy 70's. Vinyl & Sleeve Gradings This is a visual grading system. Near Mint (NM) A nearly perfect record.
Connolly released his debut solo album Billy Connolly Live, which was a blend of comedy songs and short monologues, in 1972. However, he did not score a breakthrough hit until he released the double album Solo Concert, which was a charted success upon its release in 1974. Featuring one of his most celebrated comedy routines, The Crucifixion, the Nat Joseph produced album faced being banned from a number of radio stations but with the help of his Scottish fans, Connelly was able to break into the . His subsequent releases included A Change is Good as Arrest (1983), In Concert (1983), the compilation album Big Yin Double Helping (1984), Wreck on Tour (1985) and Billy & Albert (1987). In 1982, Connolly played Des in the British TV film Blue Money opposite Tim Curry and Debby Bishop.
1981 – The Pick of Billy Connolly (compilation). 1983 – A Change is Good as Arrest. 1984 – Big Yin Double Helping (compilation). 1985 – An Audience With Billy Connolly. 1985 – Wreck on Tour. 1987 – Billy & Albert. 1991 – Live at the Odeon Hammersmith London. 1995 – Musical Tour of Scotland. 1995 – Billy Connolly – Live Down Under 1995. 1996 – World Tour of Australia.
William "Billy" Connolly, Jr. (Anderston, Glasgow, 1942ko azaroaren 24a -), ezizenez The Big Yin (eskozieraz Handia) Eskoziako umorista, abeslari, aktore eta telebista aurkezlea da. Eskozierar hizkeran moldatutako ingelesez (batez ere Glasgow hiriko ahoskeraz) burutzen dituen hitzaldi umoretsu eta bakarlaneko antzezpenengatik ospetsua d. 1979 - Riotous Assembly. 1981 - The Pick of Billy Connolly (bilduma). 1983 - A Change is Good as Arrest. 1984 - Big Yin Double Helping (bilduma).
Billy Connolly, 76, says his 'life is slipping away but is ready for an adventure' as he bravely speaks about Parkinson's disease in documentary. Olivia Colman looks in great spirits as she jets out of London amid Oscar and BAFTA buzz of her film The Favourite Amid Oscars buzz for her role as Queen Anne.