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Whatever happened to Billy Pilgrim?

No, not the character in the Kurt Vonnegut novel. You may recall a duo called Billy Pilgrim put out in the early to mid-90's. Some folks called them the Indigo Boys, because of their jangly guitars and sweet harmonies. A couple of songs that got a lot of airplay on Triple M back then were "Get Me Out of Here," "Insomniac," and "Half-way Home." Well one of those Indigo Boys is doing quite well, thank you. Andrew Hyra is the brother of actress Meg Ryan, but that's not the one I'm talking about. Kristian Bush, the guy in the hat, pictured below, is one half of another duo...the highly successful Sugarland, which headlined at Summerfest in Milwaukee on Sunday night. The concert got excellent reviews, and was said to be more crossover pop than straight country. Back in the day, when they played Triple M's Taste of Madison stage,  Kristian signed a CD for me, "Nice meeting you, see ya soon." Well I'm still waiting for my reunion. Wonder if he still has that hat.



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07/12/2011 6:00AM
Whatever happened to Billy Pilgrim?
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