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Subject: Re: Royalty Statement


I will come to your show when you find a promoter to bring you and your band over

till then we will stay in some kind of contact


Black and Tan Records

-----Original Message-----
From: billyjonesbluez <billyjonesbluez@aol.com>
To: crossroads <crossroads@crossroads.nl>
Sent: Wed, Aug 5, 2015 11:46 am
Subject: Re: Royalty Statement

Hi Jan,
I don't hate you. ...I am very fond of you. ...I still think of you as a friend.
But I did not like touring in Europe while yet not earning enough money to buy school supplies for my kids. ...and I certainly did not like having my songs given away to people I did not even know, without my consent.
I was feeling like "I can starve to death by myself without being robbed of my life's work."
I tried to talk to you about it so many times that I could see your eyes glaze over whenever I brought it up.
But I was absolutely miserable. ...and you didn't seem to care whatsoever. ...I wanted it to work. ...I just couldn't afford to continue to be broke and homeless. ...I had no choice but to take action to save myself from the streets. ...but I miss coming over there very much.
When I return to Europe, you will see that if you had allowed me to bring my own band, the audiences would have responded in such a way that you and I both could have made a reasonable amount of money, Christmas toys could have been bought at Christmas time, and BOTH of us could have been happy.
I am doing well on the American Casino circuit. ...but I miss touring in Europe. ...and miss the European audience so much. What I am hearing from the European audiences is that they are bored of hearing the same old 'Down Home Blues' 'Sweet Home Chicago' 'Howlin Wolf' 'Jimmy Reed' cliche songs with a European band backing some non-threatening old blues guy. ...I will bring danger and sexuality and excitement to the performance. I hope that you will come and talk to me when I find a promoter to bring my band over. ...I look forward to seeing you and Nico again.


-----Original Message-----
From: Jan Mittendorp <crossroads@crossroads.nl>
To: Billy Jones <billyjonesbluez@aol.com>
Sent: Wed, Aug 5, 2015 2:32 am how
Subject: Re: Royalty Statement

Hi Billy,

I am „always your friend" except when you hate me.

smile emoticon


Black and Tan Records

Hi Jan, I received the royalty statement saying that you deposited $70.00 into my account. ...thanks! I hope that you are doing well. ...I miss you. ...I am always your friend.


"...he has a voice that will enchant you. ...his songs are dripping with sexuality. ...at times dark. ...mysterious. ...downright funky, and always compelling. ...Billy Jones is certainly his own man. ...with a show-stopping style that will stir your heart, your intellect and your soul."
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