Will Oldham

Will Oldham

 

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Will Oldham (born December 24, 1970), better known by the stage name Bonnie 'Prince' Billy, is an American singer-songwriter and actor. From 1993 to 1997, he performed and recorded under variations of the Palace name, including the Palace Brothers, Palace Songs, and Palace Music. After releasing material under his own name, he adopted the "Bonnie 'Prince' Billy" moniker for the majority of his output since 1998.

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Matewan
 
Matewan is a 1987 American drama film written and directed by John Sayles, and starring Chris Cooper (in his film debut), James Earl Jones, Mary McDonnell and Will Oldham, with David Strathairn, Kevin Tighe and Gordon Clapp in supporting roles.The film dramatizes the events of the Battle of Matewan, a coal miners' strike in 1920 in Matewan, a small town in the hills of West Virginia.
Beware
 
Beware is a studio album by singer-songwriter Will Oldham, released on March 17, 2009, on Drag City.
The Letting Go
 
The Letting Go is a 2006 studio album by American musician Will Oldham, released under his moniker Bonnie "Prince" Billy.
I See a Darkness
 
I See a Darkness is the sixth studio album by American musician Will Oldham, released on January 19, 1999 on Palace Records as the first album under his moniker Bonnie 'Prince' Billy.

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Minor Film Appearances & References5

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WILL OLDHAM – ODE MUSIC (EP)
  –  April 1, 2018
The first new WILL OLDHAM record in two years to be released under his own name. An instrumental soundtrack of sorts to a short film called Ode by KELLY REICHARDT, recorded in Shelbyville, KY by Will’s brother PAUL. Ten pieces, all done as a cycle with a ...
Where does music end and poetry begin? David Grubbs wrote his first poem to find out
  –  April 13, 2018
Since then, Grubbs has collaborated with visionary composers (Tony Conrad, Pauline Oliveros), deep-end songwriters (Will Oldham, Royal Trux) and, perhaps most notably, the great poet and scholar Susan Howe. In 2014, Grubbs published “Records Run the ...
“Heavy Metal Parking Lot” is the Greatest Metal Movie of All Time. Here’s One Obsessed Fan’s Commentary Track.
  –  April 12, 2018
09:46—Seventy-five tickets and backstage passes is quite a nice gesture from the band. 10:31—I'd like to think that Will Oldham makes a cameo in this film as the guy wearing the half-shirt, holding a probable screwdriver drink in a jar, and his sole ...
Familiar faces: Bulldogs' Oldham prepares to play against old club
  –  April 12, 2018
WILL Oldham has enjoyed his share of glory with the Orange Emus but now he’s seeking success against his old club. The new Bathurst Bulldogs signing, who played a pivotal role in premierships for the Emus’ colts side in 2008 and 2009, travels to his ...
10 Great Drag City Releases to Hear Now That Their Catalog Is Streaming
  –  April 3, 2018
At the bottom of the list, you’ll find two extra releases by Will Oldham and Jim O’Rourke, two key artists who opted out of the streaming deal. We’ve included them because no Drag City list would be complete without them, and as a reminder that it ...
12 Albums to Start Your Obsession With One of Indie Rock’s Weirdest Labels
  –  April 3, 2018
Royal Trux, Pavement, Smog, Will Oldham, and Silver Jews all trade in gloriously fucked scum-pop, and those are just the ones you’ve already heard of. Gastr Del Sol, Crookt, Crackt, or Fly (1994) The second Gastr Del Sol full-length, and the first to ...
WILL OLDHAM – ODE MUSIC (EP)
  –  April 1, 2018
The first new WILL OLDHAM record in two years to be released under his own name. An instrumental soundtrack of sorts to a short film called Ode by KELLY REICHARDT, recorded in Shelbyville, KY by Will’s brother PAUL. Ten pieces, all done as a cycle with a ...

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