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  Billy Powell bio
Billy remained a member of the Skynyrd crew for two years (which included, amongst the grittier shows, highlights such as Skynyrd landing a support slot for Leslie West's "Mountain") In his second year with them, 1972, Skynyrd played one particular gig, a show at the Bolles school prom.
Billy was the first band member to leave hospital, and in fact was the only one to attend the funerals of his fallen comrades.
Billy's first concert back as a member of Lynyrd Skynyrd was during a short (five song) emotional set at the 1987 Charlie Daniels Volunteer Jam, and he remains with the band to this day.
www.kieran.keegan.btinternet.co.uk /Skynyrd/billy_powell_bio.htm   (1160 words)

  
 Powell Plant Farms
Powell was founded on the principle of innovation in the areas of production automation, customer service, and technology.
Billy Powell, was known throughout the horticulture industry for his innovative production practices.
In the 90's, Powell Farms’ production capacity increased significantly and service capabilities were enhanced as it entered into several strategic partnerships with the goal of becoming the leading grower of quality flowering plants in the Southwest.
www.powellplant.com /about.htm   (287 words)

  
 Billy Powell
Billy Powell's keyboards make Skynyrd's sound one of the most distinctive in rock and roll history -- a sound that has resonated with power and authority for over a quarter of a century.
Billy was the first of the survivors to return to music playing on a.38 Special album as well as several other projects.
Billy and the Skynyrd band returned to the Fox Theatre in December 1995 to cement Skynyrd’s place in rock roll history with the debut of Freebird...
www.downsouthjukin.com /billy_powell.htm   (1132 words)

  
 Billy Powell - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Born in Corpus Christi, Texas, Powell began playing piano at a young age.
Powell worked as a roadie for Skynyrd beginning in 1970.
Powell recently checked himself into a rehab facility in Nashville and quit touring with the band but has since returned.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Billy_Powell   (264 words)

  
 Powell
Isaac Powell was a son of Hardy Powell, who was of English descent, served as a Revolutionary soldier, was for some time a resident of North Carolina and from that state removed to Georgia.
Powell has witnessed the many changes that have taken place here, and he has not only been a witness to these changes, but also he has been a prominent factor in developing the resources of the country and making it possible for the people of today to enjoy the privileges and advantages which they do.
JOHN R. John R. Powell, an enterprising merchant of the prosperous new town of Tolar, Hood County, Texas, is a native of this county and the youngest son of one of its honored pioneers, W.G.W. Powell, whose history we have outlined above.
www.granburydepot.org /z/biog/Powell.htm   (976 words)

  
 BattleLookoutPoint2
Uncle John R. Powell and his sister Jane were bringing up the cows from the pasture across the creek along about five or six o'clock in the evening when they heard the distant sound of galloping horses and the yelping of the Indians up the creek.
Aunt Sarah West (nee Powell) and some of the other women folks had just finished the family washing at the old wash place on the bank of Squaw Creek and had just got to the house when they heard the yelping noise of the Indians in the direction of the creek.
Powell posted one of his sons (I have never learned which one) in the forks of a large live oak tree which overlooked the entire country for some distance below and instructed him to keep a close look out and report any signs of the approach of the Indians.
www.granburydepot.org /z/biog/BattleLookoutPoint2.htm   (3053 words)

  
 Business is Blooming for East Texas Growers
Cliff Powell, the 42-year-old vice president of Powell Farms in East Texas, was headed west with his father Billy Powell a few years back, to New Mexico and Colorado, looking for a place to grow early-season flowering plants.
Powell Farms, the second-largest bedding plant operation in the U.S., is based in a little wide spot in the road called New Summerfield, amidst rolling, red-dirt hills and tall, graceful pines between Rusk and Jacksonville.
Billy Powell devised a tar-paper pot, which was soon replaced by a peat pot and later by the Jiffy-7 system familiar to home gardeners everywhere.
www.texas-ec.org /publications/texascooppower/archive/200bloom.aspx   (1655 words)

  
 CHAPTER 3. MY FAMILY
Billy Powell married a slave woman and was required to "hire" her from her owner so that they could live together as man and wife.
Powell was brought in because the school found itself seriously embarrassed for funds and deeply in debt.
Powell disagreed with the decision to close down the operation, and this decision, in view of the grim circumstances and the very nearly hopeless prospects for the successful continuation of the effort, must have seemed rash and foolhardy, little short of madness, for even the Trustees themselves were without hope.
www.vernonjohns.org /rosemary1246/myfamily.html   (4186 words)

  
 The Troy Messenger
Powell said the positive test does not constitute a health issue for humans or animals.
Powell said the only way that a cow can become infected with BSE is by consuming the brain tissue of a diseased animal.
Powell said the public should not be concerned because the BSE is being monitor and eliminated from cattle.
www.troymessenger.com /articles/2006/03/15/news/newss02.txt   (616 words)

  
 District 2 Commissioner Billy Powell - Hall County, Georgia
District 2 Commissioner Billy Powell, 49 and a Hall County native, is a commercial realtor with Hokayem Company.
Powell is active in ongoing SPLOST V infrastructure projects, including the largest construction project ever undertaken in Hall County: a new $54 million jail facility.
Hall County Connection is an informative show discussing governmental issues, departmental issues, and general topics that are of interest to the public.
www.hallcounty.org /gov/district2.asp   (171 words)

  
 Bill Powell - Biography - AOL Music
It was 1972 and Ronnie VanZant was so impressed with what he heard that Powell was giving the job of Skynyrd's keyboardist on the spot.
Powell was one of the survivors, but after the loss of Ronnie VanZant, Steve Gains, Cassie Gaines, and manager Dean Kilpatrick, there was no heart left in Lynyrd Skynyrd.
In 1987, when the surviving Skynyrd members got together to do a reunion, Powell was there, touring with the group, and over the next few years, releasing some new tunes for old and new fans alike.
music.aol.com /artist/bill-powell/23314/biography   (433 words)

  
 WFBC Studio Wrestling: Television History on the Mid-Atlantic Gateway
Notice how Powell puts a great local touch to his promos, reminding people of the turn-away crowd at the last show and to get their tickets early for the show on Monday night.
Billy Powell, who was an institution for wrestling fans on WFBC TV and radio, was also the long time ring announcer for Jim Crockett Promotions at the weekly Monday night cards at the
Powell also did two 1-minute local promotional spots during "Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling" from 1975-1985 that were in addition to the two 2:20 promotional spots that were taped each week in Raleigh.
www.midatlanticgateway.com /Almanac/tv_history/tv_studios/wfbc/studio_wfbc.htm   (846 words)

  
 toptower.htm
Billy Powell, producer and owner of POWELL PRODUCTIONS, in Santa Fe, Texas, brings over twenty years of experience to the table as director of the shooting event.
Billy has taken a special interest in the project, and has even purchased his own digital recorder for collecting EVP.
When Billy is not producing videos, he grows exotic chili peppers in Santa Fe, TX and makes all- natural seasoning products.
www.paratexas.com /toptower.htm   (345 words)

  
 Descendants of Hardy Powell (1763-1824)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
O.B. Powell wrote: "There were numbered in this caravan bound for Texas, several families of Powell's, including grandfather, two or three of grandfather's brothers, his father, Isaac Powell, two or three of Isaac's brothers, a family of Whitlock's, Ben West, one family of Arrington's and others not remembered by those living today.
Adarine was born on 9 Aug 1822 in Columbia Co., GA, died on 12 Dec 1892 in Tolar, Hood Co., TX, at age 70, and was buried in Tolar, Hood Co., TX (Amulet Cemetary).
Lovina B. Powell was born in Jul 1865 in,, TX, died in 1916 in Logan Co., AR, at age 51, and was buried in Logan Co., AR (Carolan Cem.)
home.comcast.net /~randall.powell/powell_hardy/d3.htm   (4408 words)

  
 Fredericksburg.com -
Billy E. Powell, 59, a resident of Cleveland, Tenn., passed away Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2006, at the family residence.
Billy was the son of the late Jean Marie Oakes Powell and Leonard Franklin Powell.
Billy was a 5th degree fl belt in Isshin-Ryu karate.
fredericksburg.com /News/FLS/2006/022006/02042006/165516   (486 words)

  
 Front and Center: Billy Powell - gainesvilletimes.com
Republican Billy Powell is entrenched in the business community and active in the Greater Hall County Chamber of Commerce.
Powell is a Commercial Realtor for Hokayem Co. He is a past board member of the Lanier Area Council on Child Abuse.
Powell said, in his dealings with local businesses, that he has seen a desire for greater efficiency in the bid permit and inspections process.
www.gainesvilletimes.com /news/stories/20041017/localnews/44062.shtml   (1693 words)

  
 billy powell
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 Fort Valley State hosts Billy Powell book signing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Fort Valley State University is hosting a book signing today for a local author and historian who includes chapters about the school in his recently published book.
Powell, a sixth-generation Fort Valley native who grew up in Perry, says he wanted to chronicle significant stories about Peach County, where Fort Valley State is located.
Powell outlines additional history of FVSU in chapter six, 'Henry Alexander Hunt's Dream: History of Henry Alexander Hunt High School.'
www.topix.net /content/kri/1324411959399204069541188137891576016972   (551 words)

  
 Zeb Vance Powell (1884-1949) & Margaret Alice Poteat (1882-1964) of Morganton, North Carolina and Johnson City, ...
8 March 1949), son of Billy and Sarah Stamey Powell of Morganton, North Carolina, and a carpenter, married Margaret Alice Poteat (b.
The 1930 Census indicates that Sid Powell (occupation "laborer and tannery"), age 23, married (at age 18) Mildred.
Their sons were Billy (age 5) and Norman (age 3).
www.contrib.andrew.cmu.edu /~jw3u/Powell.html   (806 words)

  
 William "Billy" Bainbridge Powell   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
William "Billy" Bainbridge Powell was born 18 NOV 1819 in Maury, TN.
His siblings were James Wilkins Powell (1821-?), Eliza Winifred Powell (1824-?), Fletcher Lane Powell (1826-?), John Ingram Powell (1829-1897), George Washington Powell (1833-?), Fannie Jane Powell (1841-?), Thomas Decatur Powell (1835-?).
William "Billy" Bainbridge Powell's wife was Phoebe Elles Stanfield (1823-1892).
members.cox.net /ksmith8/EASmithPed/Records/II922.html   (141 words)

  
 New World Celts
Polly Copinger then married William Powell, a Scot trader and their son was named Billy, later known as Osceola.
Osceola always maintained that he was full-blooded, but that was because his mother had told him that Creek and Seminole followed Matriarchal lineage....
I am because my mother is." In actuality, Osceola has Scottish lineage on both sides: McQueen on his Mothers and Powell on his fathers.
www.newworldcelts.org /osceola.htm   (424 words)

  
 Powell wins commission seat in landslide - gainesvilletimes.com
Billy Powell will take office Jan. 1 as the Post 2 Hall County commissioner.
At 9 p.m., there were 8,000 (votes) for me and 1,000 for her (Pierce-Kelly), so that's when I thought things were final," Powell said from the Hall County Republican Party's election-night party at the Georgia Mountains Center.
Powell, 47, approaches county government from a business perspective, having been a commercial Realtor and project manager for two decades.
www.gainesvilletimes.com /news/stories/20041103/localnews/49059.shtml   (395 words)

  
 Sample text for Library of Congress control number 93033056   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
My son-in-lax, Billy Powell, was captain of the University of Texas basketball team.
Everybody knew that was meant as humor, because Billy had never touched a golf club.
Billy tried golf for the first time in Clovis.
www.loc.gov /catdir/samples/simon052/93033056.html   (396 words)

  
 Lynyrd Skynyrd - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Only pianist Billy Powell was relatively unhurt, but his nose was nearly torn off and he suffered severe facial lacerations.
He later caused a controversy by giving a lurid account of Cassie Gaines' final moments on a VH1 Behind The Music special about the band, claiming that the backing singer's throat was cut from ear to ear and that she bled to death in his arms.
Powell's version of events has been discounted by both Artimus Pyle and Judy Van Zant Jenness, who posted the autopsy reports on the band's website in early 1998 in order to set the record straight.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lynyrd_Skynyrd   (2589 words)

  
 Miller County Liberal.Com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Christine Powell, age 83, of Bainbridge died Saturday, February 5, 2005, at Memorial Hospital in Bainbridge.
Powell was born September 30, 1921 in Baker County.
Survivors include three daughters, Josie Powell, Gwen Powell, Bainbridge, Tricia Bryars, Tallahassee, FL; seven sons, James Powell, Colquitt, Ricky L. Powell, Billy Powell, Steve Powell, Mickey Powell, Tim Powell, Kent Powell, Bainbridge; two sisters, Mildred Haire, Bainbridge, Betty Jo Groach, Stanton, VA; one brother, Ed Haire, Bainbridge; 12 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
www.millercountyliberal.com /ObitsFiles/news-archive-13-2-2005.shtml   (307 words)

  
 Setting the   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Recently a book came out called, "Behind Swinging Doors a Colorful History of Uinta Basin" there is an article therein about our grandfather, William S. (Billy) Powell that was very shocking to us all.
We feel that this could all be a case of mistaken identity as this information was based on hearsay.
Even in the references of this book our grandfather is referred to as Sheriff Bill Powell which of course is in error.
www.vernal.com /feb6/fr.longpowell.p2.html   (848 words)

  
 Lynyrd Skynyrd   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Billy Powell - keyboards - former Lynyrd Skynyrd roadie.
Gary Rossington, Allen Collins, Billy Powell, and Leon Wilkeson form The Rossington-Collins Band.
Allen Collins, Barry Harwood, Leon Wilkeson, Billy Powell, and Derek Hess form The Allen Collins Band.
www.classicwebs.com /lynskyn.htm   (355 words)

  
 INDEPENDENT SOFTBALL ASSOCIATION ----> HALL OF FAME   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
A charter member of the association Powell is fond of saying "Larry (ISA founder Larry Nash) started it on Friday and I joined on Monday."
Known as Nash's right hand man Powell traveled the country promoting ISA.
In the early days of the association he could be found at most national events serving as an umpire, director or in what ever capacity was needed.
isasoftball.com /halldetail.php?idhall=11   (97 words)

  
 KA.Powell
A female motorist came upon the scene and the police officer left his post to direct her to another route.
Mason was driving west on Kaumana Drive in South Hilo, in his employers' station wagon, with Sheri Powell and her two minor children seated in the front passenger seat when he collided into HTEL's parked truck which was illuminated only by its running lights.
     Billy Powell was awarded special damages of $6,622.15 and general damages of $120,000; Sheri Powell was awarded special damages of $18,737.50 and general damages of $38,750; Negligence apportioned 39% to Estate, 44% to Co., 11% to HTEL and 6% to Sheri Powell.
users.aol.com /kidani/kidani-agard/KA.Powell.html   (518 words)

  
 WireImage: Listings
James "JY" Young and Tommy Shaw of Styx with Billy Powell of Lynyrd Skynyrd, inductee, and...
Billy Powell and Gary Rossington of Lynyrd Skynyrd, inductees
Billy Powell of Lynyrd Skynyrd, inductee (2nd from left), and guests
www.wireimage.com /GalleryListing.asp?navtyp=gls====174501&str=Lynyrd_Skynyrd   (232 words)

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