Billy Davis Jr. (born June 26, 1938 in St. Louis, Missouri) is an American musician, best known as a member of the 5th Dimension. Along with his wife, Marilyn McCoo, he had hit records during 1976 and 1977 with "I Hope We Get to Love in Time", "Your Love", and "You Don't Have to Be a Star (To Be in My Show)". Davis and McCoo were married in 1969
Let Me Have A Dream from Billy Davis Jr. (1982) (LP). LP. Savoy RecordsSL-14661.
The hosts of a musical variety television program, the Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr. Show, in 1977, they reunited for a '90s revue, It Takes Two, that paid tribute to the great soul duets of the 60s, 70s, and 80's. Singing with gospel groups from the age of eight, Davis saved enough money to open a nightclub in downtown St. Louis. Forming a rock band, the Emeralds, he remained with the group after they switched to religious music and changed their name to the Saint Louis Gospel Singers. They released one single, "I'm Saved" b/w "Lord I'm Satisfied". He returned to the recording studio two years later to record a solo gospel album, Let Me Have a Dream. In the '90s, Davis concentrated on a career as an actor. He starred in the musical Dreamgirls, in North Carolina in April 1993, and Blues in the Night, at the Old Globe Theater in San Diego in 1994.
Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr. have enjoyed success as recording artists, performers and authors, earning seven Grammy Awards, fifteen Gold, and three Platinum records. As lead vocalists for The 5th Dimension, they recorded numerous hits, including "Up, Up & Away," "Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In," "Wedding Bell Blues," and "One Less Bell To Answer. After a decade with The 5th Dimension, Billy and Marilyn left the group to work as a duo and earned a Grammy with "You Don't Have To Be A Star (To Be In My Show). Billy recorded a religious album, Let Me Have a Dream, with gospel great Rev. James Cleveland; starred in the musical Blues in the Night at the Old Globe Theatre; and as James "Thunder" Early in a regional production of Dreamgirls. Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis have performed at events, including the 1987 . visit of Pope John Paul II, and in presidential inaugural celebrations.
Billy Davis Jr contact/database details. Artists database Artist ID: 22116. Style: Gospel Approach: Ministry Country: United States. At Cross Rhythms we are constantly working on our artist and music database to make it as complete and comprehensive as possible. However sometimes we do not have full information for an artist and on occasion there may be omissions or mistakes. Bookmark Tell a friend.
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Your Love" is a song by the husband/wife duo of Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis J. former members of the vocal group The 5th Dimension. Released from their album, I Hope We Get to Love in Time, it was the follow-up to their number-one hit, "You Don't Have to Be a Star (To Be in My Show)". The song reached number 15 on the Billboard Hot 100 during the spring of 1977. It reached number 21 on the US Easy Listening chart. Also, it was a Top 10 hit on the US R&B chart, where it peaked at number nine.