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Billy Jim Baker / Bio

Professional, multi-dimensional circus and stage musical/comedy clown, inducted into the Int. Clown Hall of Fame in 2001. Started writing songs on the Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus train, (71-77)while a featured clown with The Greatest Show on Earth. Dolly Parton's featured musical-comedy country clown at Dollywood,(1984-1995)known not only for comedy characters, but featured gospel singer. Left Dollywood and created his own award winnning musical comedy theater on the Pigeon Forge, Tennnessee show strip (96-06), produced 2 award winning shows at the Chattanooga Choo Choo in Chattanooga, Tennessee(08-09) and presently featured comedian at The Comedy Barn in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Other professional appearances include over 100 comedy televison commercials and featured comedy ensemble member on the legendary Hee Haw tv show. He is both a member of the Screen Actors Guild and American Federation of Radio & TV Artists. Songwriting credits include title cuts to two of Jerry Jeff Walker's most popular albums..."Contrary To Ordinary" & "Too Old To Change". Based out of Gatlinburg, Tennessee Baker continues to make laughing magic and touch souls with songs in the Smoky Mountains. Since running off and joining the circus, his baggy pants and big shoes created an adventure mixing a love of broad physical comedy and music, into a magical lifetime career of receiving the love of strangers and the hearts of children.

General Info

Artist Name
Billy Jim Baker
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/billyjimbaker
Genres
Country / Americana / Pop

Contact Info

Location
Gatlinburg, TN
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