Monthly Archives: January 2011

A clear, slightly chilly, Spring night in San Francisco. Billy Roberts, Steve Gurr and Billy Stapleton (By Billy Stapleton)

Billy Roberts One of the favorite people I’ve met,……. and later would come to call my friend, was Billy Roberts. To inform those of you who don’t know who he is….., (cuz Billy is a bit older than me, even…. … Continue reading

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Hey Joe Versions now at https://heyjoeversions.wordpress.com/

Dear all, Hey Joe Versions has been moved from franzen.tk to https://heyjoeversions.wordpress.com/ Please update your bookmarks! Franzen.tk will be closed and I lost heyjoe.org 3 years ago. This is the only address for Hey Joe Versions (By Jan Marius): https://heyjoeversions.wordpress.com/Continue reading

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Mail from Steve Gurr (March 21, 2010)

Jan!!!…I spoke to Billy!!!…he can’t talk very well,and it’s frustrating to him, but I heard a few words…I’m told by the woman that works on the floor he lives that he lit up when my name was mentioned to him… … Continue reading

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Mail from Andrew Christopher Roberts Sr (March 14, 2008)

My mom emailed me your site. My name is Andrew Christopher Roberts Sr.. Bill is my father. Surprise! I was born 8/1/1961 as Hillel mentioned they met in Nevada that year, where Bill was divorcing my mother. I never met … Continue reading

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Mail from Elaine Forzano to Jan Marius (Oct. 25, 2007)

I met Dino in the Village in 1960. He used to play and sing “Hey Joe” down in the Cafe Wha? on MacDougall Street. I never heard anyone but Dino do that song in the Village. He sang it with … Continue reading

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Mail from Nancy Roberts to Jan Marius (Oct. 4, 2007)

My name is Nancy Roberts. I am the mother of Andrew C. Roberts, Jr., who is also the son of Andrew C. Roberts, Sr.(aka Andy), my estranged husband. Andy was born on 8/1/61 to Susan and Billy Roberts. At first … Continue reading

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Mail from Bruce Long to Jan Marius (May 27, 2007)

When “The Leaves” performed Hey Joe live, around the time they released their first single of it, a verse was included which was not on the recorded version. I saw them perform it at least a dozen times. As I … Continue reading

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