For more than 20 years, Billy Parker was a customer, TV spokesman, and friend of Bill Haynes Company.
Billy (born July 19, 1939 in Okemah, Oklahoma) is a country music disc jockey, song writer, and singer. Parker was named Disc Jockey of the Year by the Country Music Association in 1974 and by the Academy of Country Music in 1975, 1977, 1978 and 1984. He was inducted into the Country Music Disc Jockey Hall of Fame in 1992, the Western Swing Hall of Fame in 1993, and received the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters' Lifetime Achievement Award in 1995.
Between 1976 and 1989, Parker charted more than twenty singles on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart. His highest charting single, "(Who's Gonna Sing) The Last Country Song," peaked at No. 41 in 1982. He also reached the Top 10 on the RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada with the song "You Are My Angel" in 1988. Billy's CD, "Billy Parker and Friends", is available at Amazon.com. On it, Billy sings solo songs and duets with Webb Pierce, Cal Smith, Ernest Tubb, Darrell McCall, Bill Carlisle, Johnnie Lee Wills, Jack Greene and Jimmy Payne.