Billy Hoffman (singer)

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Billy Hoffman
Born Arkansas
Genres Country
Occupation(s) Singer
Instruments Vocals, guitar
Years active 2000–2002
Labels Critter
Associated acts Joe Stampley

Billy Hoffman (born in Arkansas and raised in Poteau, Oklahoma[1]) is an American country music singer. Hoffman was born with a hearing problem and is only three percent away from being deaf. He also learned to play guitar to gain dexterity after being born with underdeveloped hands.[2]

In 2000, he was the first artist signed to Critter Records, which was managed by Joe Stampley.[3] Stampley produced Hoffman's debut album, which included a cover of Paul Davis' "I Go Crazy."[4] Two singles from the album charted on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.[5]

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak positions Album
US Country
2000 "Perfect Night" 69 All I Wanted Was You
"You're the Ticket" 75
2001 "All I Wanted Was You"
2002 "It Just Hurts a Little"
"Bar Room Athlete" N/A
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Music videos[edit]

Year Video Director
2000 "You're the Ticket"
2001 "All I Wanted Was You" J.R. Davis
2002 "Bar Room Athlete"
"It Just Hurts a Little" Jeff Moseley

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Billy Hoffman Bio". About.com. Retrieved May 16, 2012. 
  2. ^ Roberts, M. B. (May 7, 2000). "Who's New ... Billy Hoffman". Country Weekly. Retrieved May 16, 2012. 
  3. ^ "COUNTRY BEAT: Billy Ray Cyrus, Kathy Mattea, Robbie Fulks ..." MTV. October 27, 2000. Archived from the original on April 27, 2014. Retrieved May 16, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Billy Hoffman Biography". Allmusic. Retrieved May 16, 2012. 
  5. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 191. ISBN 0-89820-177-2.