Born in New London, Connecticut, February 1,1932, Shor'ty Billups(pronounced Shor-tay), started at an early age singing and playing the piano . He started traveling and performing for our "Troops" at the age of 15 yrs old with the U.S.O. At the age of 18 years old he set aside his "dancing shoes" for the purpose of serving our Country for the next four years, never losing site of his vision.
You can check out his new CD called SHOR'TY'S GOT THE BLUES. He has written , sang and produced approximately 26-28 songs on his label SOLID GOLD and other various labels.
You can also check him out on the "BIG SCREEN" in Walls Have Ears, Office Rampage and a commercial on YouTube "Ideal Paint"
There are several footage of his performances on YouTube.