Author Archives: janmarius

Last update: May 6, 2016

New versions on May 5 added and new comments approved

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Hey Joe Covers

There is a new very informative about Hey Joe covers by my French friend Christian Arnould. http://www.heyjoecovers.fr/

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Billy Roberts’ mom passed away

Today Stevie Gurr wrote me: Billy Roberts’ mom just passed away…she was 102. Thank you Stevie

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A story about Billy Roberts and Hey Joe by Neil Lewis

I was a coffeehouse folk singer in D.C. in the late 50’s.  I had been caught up in the music and lore from the moment I first heard Burl Ives in the mid 40’s.  ( I had a Stinson LP … Continue reading

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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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