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 six years, never losing site of his vision. Korean War Veteran! I have shared the Stage with The Best all over the World! I've received the Boston Blues Lifetime Acheivement Award in 2004 with many other Honors. This is just a short version so when asked about all my encounters my answer is always:TO MUCH TO TELL:!
You can check out his CD called SHOR'TY'S GOT THE BLUES. He has written , sang and produced approximately 26-28 songs on his label SOLID GOLD RECORDS and other various labels.
You can also check him out on the "BIG SCREEN" in Walls Have Ears, Office Rampage , Assasin Behind The Glass, Turn Around, Bleed For This! He is a Boston Music Award Nominee for 2016 and 2017.
There are several footage of his performances on YouTube. and FACEBOOK. His latest CD is titled "YOUNG WOMAN ana OLD MAN.