“El Paso, at Tilmanstone 28 February - cowboy hats and boots too!
We all enjoyed a relaxing evening listening to the golden tones of Bill Beer, and his lovely music, in the village hall. It was good to see so many people and visitors. Bill's evening started with “Big Iron” - one of Frankie Laine's memorable songs, and following that were treated to a wide selection of much loved country and western songs including songs made popular by Marty Robbins, Johnny Cash, Tex Ritter, Willie Nelson, Charlie Pride, and more. We learned about “A Boy Named Sue”, “El Paso”, and not forgetting “The Ghost of Hank Williams”. And some advice “Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to be Cowboys”. Requests included “You were always on my mind”, “I Walk the line”, “Devil Woman”. We also heard some of Bill's own songs, including My Home in Tennessee, Heading Home from Dixie. Bill continued his concert for the rest of the evening and was applauded enthusiastically by a ver”
Tilmanstone Parish Magazine
“Awesome voice for story telling music”
“NOT ONLY DOES THIS GUY HAVE THE NAME OF THE CENTURY, HE'S ALSO ONE HELL OF A SONGWRITER. ALEX SMITH IS A FAN!”
“... making his 2nd appearance here was Bill Beer, from Kent, his great voice used for some seasonal choices ... (@ Daniels CMC, Essex)”
“Nice music Bill, takes us back to the days of camp fires and innocent country music”
"What a wonderful old time country voice you have much reminiscent of Burl Ives. I really like your sound here. Amazing that someone that lives in Dover has a pulse on country as you do."
"Love your true country sound, great lyrics and nice voice, keep up the good job"
"Loving your tracks. So glad that our paths have crossed on this musical journey"
"After listening to several songs (I always listen before fanning), you've got a new fan in Texas"
"Great music!! love the harmonies"
"Your voice is first class, as great as Burl Ives"
“Beautiful material - so well sung and produced. Very professional. Loved the clarity of the recordings. I can see why you are #1 in Dover”
"Four men each playing guitar formed The Reapers, whose country and western style of American folksong made an unusual change, including classics like Cheatin' Heart and Big Rock Candy Mountain
“Bill came along to Dover's Foc'sle Club one Friday night in June and said he wanted to sing ... suddenly, everyone knew that here was a singer of promise.”