Billy Joe Shine
This celebrity goo was created by player Russ Wilhelm.
Scott Hardie made minor changes to the explanation provided by Russ.
publication date: Thursday, June 23, 2022 (part of Summer 2022)
clue: This vocalist and his band-mates should have had a glass of wine and gone to bed, instead of taking legal action for copyright infringement.
explanation: Shine was the lead vocalist for the Nightcaps, who wrote and recorded the song "Thunderbird" but never applied for a copyright. Later, ZZ Top copyrighted and recorded the song, bringing about an unsuccessful lawsuit by the Nightcaps for stealing the song. more…
intended difficulty: very hard
solved by: Steve West