Bill Perry

Bill Perry (New York musician)

Bill Perry William Sanford Perry, (born in Goshen, New York) on December 25, 1957, was an American blues musician. The guitarist, songwriter and singer toured throughout the U.S. and Europe. In the 1980s, he was the main guitarist for Richie Havens. He also toured with Garth Hudson and Levon Helm around the same time.

In 1995, he was signed for an unprecedented five-album deal with the Pointblank/Virgin label.

He died in Sugar Loaf, New York on July 17, 2007, at the age of 48. He is survived by a son Aaron and a large family.


  • Love Scars (Pointblank, 1994)
  • Greycourtlighting (Virgin, 1998)
  • Fire It Up (Blind Pig, 2001)
  • Crazy Kind of Life (Blind Pig, 2002)
  • Raw Deal (Blind Pig, 2004)

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