Billy Woodward is living his dream. He has performed in Japan, toured Memphis, and has recorded in Sun Studios, Elvis Presley's original recording studio.
For Woodward, Presley has always been a musical influence.
"I was immediately drawn to his raw performance style," the 30-year-old St. Leonard native said. "He had an incredible hunger that translated in the way he sang."
His band, Billy Woodward and the Senders, was created through Craigslist and has opened for Fitz and the Tantrums and G. Love. The band independently released its first album last spring.
Woodward is currently living in hotels as he tours as an understudy as Presley with...