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Old Spinning Wheel (ver. 1) by Billy Hill - Piano Sheets and Free Sheet Music

  
About the Song
WILLIAMS J. "BILLY" HILL WROTE THE LYRICS AND MUSIC IN 1930, FOR "THERE'S AN OLD SPINNING WHEEL IN THE PARLOR." The song was also featured in Them Thar Hills (1934), a short comedy film starring Laurel and Hardy. William Joseph "Billy" Hill (July 14, 1899 – December 24, 1940) was an American violinst, pianist, songwriter and lyricist. Hill found fame writing cowboy songs, and his hits included "They Cut Down the Old Pine Tree", "The Last Roundup", "Wagon Wheels", and "Empty Saddles". Probably his biggest hit was "The Glory of Love" recorded by Benny Goodman in 1936, Peggy Lee in 1959, Dean Martin in 1966, Tom Rush in 1968, Eddy Arnold in 1969, Wizz Jones in 1970, Otis Redding, The Five Keys, and Bette Midler for the film Beaches. Hill was born in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts. He studied the violin at the New England Conservatory of Music under Carl Muck, and.    Download this sheet!
About the Artist
William Joseph "Billy" Hill (July 14, 1899 – December 24, 1940) was an American violinst, pianist, songwriter and lyricist. Hill found fame writing cowboy songs, and his hits included "They Cut Down the Old Pine Tree", "The Last Roundup", "Wagon Wheels", and "Empty Saddles". Probably his biggest hit was "The Glory of Love" recorded by Benny Goodman in 1936, Peggy Lee in 1959, Dean Martin in 1966, Tom Rush in 1968, Eddy Arnold in 1969, Wizz Jones in 1970, Otis Redding, The Five Keys, and Bette Midler for the film Beaches. Hill was born in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts. He studied the violin at the New England Conservatory of Music under Carl Muck, and played with the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Hill left home at seventeen and headed west, where he worked as a cowboy in Montana, a surveyor in Death Valley, and a prospector. He then returned to music, and played violin and piano in dance halls until forming his own jazz band in Salt Lake City, Utah. Under the name of George "Funky" Brown, he co-wrote the song "Have You Ever Been Lonely?" and also the Ink Spots and Elvis Presley hit, "That's When Your Heartaches.
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