Billy McCarthy

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General Information

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Name: Billy McCarthy

Pen Name: None

Born: 1960 in Chicago's West Pullman neighborhood, Illinois



Illinois Connection

Bill McCarthy grew up in the south suburbs of Chicago, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Billy McCarthy is a self-taught musician on drums and classical piano, and is most notable as a rock drumming recording artist (D'Molls, Atlantic Records) and Chicago top selling published novelist. In 2004 McCarthy published The Devil of Shakespeare, the first novel in literary history to include a CD/song to a novel, written by the author. The book features performances from Billy and several platinum selling recording artists, amongst, JY from Styx, Jani Lane from Warrant, Ron Flynt from 20/20, and Chip Z'Nuff from Enuff Znuff.

Published Works

  • The Devil of Shakespeare , Benbella Books, 2004

Titles at Your Library

Literary Awards

Member of Society of Midland Authors Former major recording artist, record producer

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

Contact: Margaret Sokolowski 708-945-6016

External Links

Billy McCarthy on WorldCat


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