Billy Childish

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by Billy Childish

Biography

William Charlie Hamper, 13 December 1958, Chatham, Kent, England. This cult songwriter, guitarist, producer, poet and painter’s career is a testament to his passionate commitment to the DIY spirit of the post-punk scene. Since the late 70s, Childish has recorded a prodigious number of independently released albums, published over 50 collections of his poetry, and produced over 1, 000 paintings. Remarkably, he has achieved this despite suffering from serious dyslexia. Read more

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