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Dwight Yoakam Takes Big-Screen Ride in ‘Jayne Mansfield’s Car’

Dwight Yoakam is teaming with Billy Bob Thornton again on the big screen. Dwight is set to appear in a new film Billy Bob has written about World War II veterans. The pair worked together in 1996, acting in 'Sling Blade,' which earned Billy Bob an

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Billy Bob Thornton Acts Out During Radio Interview

If you're going to call Billy Bob Thornton an actor, don't do it to his face. The Oscar winner is now concentrating on his music career, as a singer, songwriter and drummer for country-rockers The Boxmasters. So, when Thornton visited Canada's CBC radio station on Wednes

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Billy Bob Thornton Changes His Name

When you're a celebrity, it's hard to be just "one of the guys," but that's all Billy Bob Thornton really wants to be -- a band member, one of The Boxmasters. In fact, in the music world, he's not going by Billy Bob at al

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Billy Bob Thornton Talks Music Vs. Movies

Billy Bob Thornton is hard pressed to decide whether making music or films is more personal.

"I've talked to my peers and compadres of that world -- like Levon Helm and Kris Kristofferson, who do both acting and music -- and we all agree that

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11 Questions With Billy Bob Thornton: No. 11

"Whenever anyone says I'm an actor making a record, I tell them to kiss my ass," says Billy Bob Thornton, who may be better known for his movies but insists that music is his first love. The Boot was invited inside Thornton's Beverly Hills home

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11 Questions With Billy Bob Thornton: No. 10

What initially attracted you to playing music?

My two dreams were to either be in the Beatles or pitch for the St. Louis Cardinals. I listened to country music -- particularly Ray Price and Jim Reeves -- when I was a lit

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11 Questions With Billy Bob Thornton: No. 9

Who taught you to play drums?

In the mid '60s, there was a band in our town called The Yardleys. They were like the Beatles to us. They were seniors when I was a freshman, and they had a drummer named Bucky Griggs who played a red sparkle Ludwig kit. I coveted that kit. He was

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11 Questions With Billy Bob Thornton: No. 8

What's the biggest misconception about you?

Probably that I'm dark -- because I'm really not. I write about dark stuff, I've been involved in dark things and I've been around a dark world in my lifetime, but I'm a pretty open and friendly guy. probably not as strange as

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11 Questions With Billy Bob Thornton: No. 7


What kind of dad are you?

Teddy bear. I'm such a pushover.
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11 Questions With Billy Bob Thornton: No. 6


You've been married five times. Would you ever tie the knot again?

No. I'm not good for that. It's not my bag. I think I've finally proved that!
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