My name is Billy Jack Purnell, I am an emerging artist from Jefferson City MO. I write what I live & life for me became very colorful. In the beginning I didn't want what I was creating being heard. It was my personal life experiences. Somehow it got out & the response was overwhelming. The support from early fans encouraged me to try & get my music heard. Today I can say my music is airing on countless online radio stations & two Central Missouri F.M. stations. I've done many on air interviews & performances & it's placed in charts multiple times in the top five & #1 spots.....Read more
Billy Jack Purnell’s rural Missouri life has taken some ups, downs and sideways turns. Through it all, he has chronicled his experiences in song. Purnell is now among 50 unsigned artists in the Tunesmith Entertainment Nashville Draft.
Jefferson City News Tribune
The title " Plain & Simple" fits the music well. Purnell has a nice rollicking Americana guitar sound with some catchy melodies. Purnell's rhythmic guitar work & scratchy vocals give the record a blue collar feel, & has managed to create a nice balance. Twangville
Billy Jack Purnell a.k.a. Plain & Simple is a down to earth kind of guy from Central Missouri. His newest CD Bipolar 101 is a collection of songs written about country life sung with passion and accompanied by an acoustic guitar.
K.C. Café Radio