Billy Page

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William E. Page II, better known as Billy Page, was an American musician, songwriter, and producer. He is best known for writing "The 'In' Crowd", which was a 1965 hit for both Dobie Gray[1] and the Ramsey Lewis Trio. The song was also a 1974 hit for Bryan Ferry.[2]

Other songs he wrote include "A House Built on Sand", a 1968 hit for Leslie Uggams; "Sugar Lump", a 1974 hit for Leon Haywood; and "Midnight and You" (co-written with his brother Gene Page), a 1974 hit for Solomon Burke. [2]

Page also produced his brother Gene's musical score for the 1972 film Blacula.[3]


  1. ^ "A short history of ... "The 'In' Crowd" (Billy Page, 1964)". JAZZIZ Magazine. July 25, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Billy Page ••• Top Songs as Writer". Music VF.
  3. ^ "Gene Page". Apple Music.

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