There are many artists called Billy Brown: 1. Billy Brown born 1942 was an Irish musician. He is probably best remembered as a singer, saxophonist and pianist with one of Irelands most popular showbands, The Freshmen, in 1960s and 1970s 2. Billy Brown. (William George Brown 1929 - 2009) was a Rockabilly artists from West Virginia. He is best known for the songs Did We Have a Party (1957) and Flip Out (1958) for Columbia Records.