Billy Ficca

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Billy Ficca
Birth name Billy Ficca
Born (1950-02-15) February 15, 1950 (age 64)
Delaware
Origin New York City
Genres Rock, punk rock, art punk, new wave
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter
Instruments Drums
Associated acts Television, The Sufi-Monkey Trio

William Joseph "Billy" Ficca (born February 15, 1950, Delaware) is a punk rock drummer who has played with the legendary CBGB's band Television,[1] plus Nona Hendryx & Zero Cool, 40 Familys, The Washington Squares, The Waitresses[2] and The Neon Boys.[3] He frequently performed with guitarist/vocalist Tom Verlaine and bassist Richard Hell as well as bassist Clint Bahr.

He has also been featured on albums by Dave Rave, Glen or Glenda, The Novellas, Eugene Ripper, Shane Faubert, Brian Ritchie and Lach and the Secrets. He performs with Television, Gary Lucas, Dylan Nirvana and the Bad Flowers, Gods and Monsters, the New York Blues Project[4] and Uncle Bob NYC.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Biography: Television". Allmusic. Retrieved 26 April 2010. 
  2. ^ Huey, Steve. "Biography: The Waitresses". Allmusic. Retrieved 26 April 2010. 
  3. ^ Unterberger, Richie. "Biography: The Neon Boys". Allmusic. Retrieved 26 April 2010. 
  4. ^ "New York Blues Project".