Born and raised in Ottawa ont April 30 1938,was orphaned at birth and adopted one month later by Alfre and Clarice Lacasse. the Lacasse's had a daughter Rita, who was B.J.'s only sister.
B.J. went into country music in 1959 after serving three years in the candian armed forces. B.J. was married in June of 1958. His first son Gary Euguebn died of carbon monoxide in a 4 year old car B.J. had bought from a dealer, who had lied about the car. The devestation and self-guilt sent B.J. in a spin of acholism forover 17 year. Travelling back and forth to Nashville, where he fronted many local Nashville artist always trying to push his songs.
After leaving nashville for good in the mid 70's B.J. entertain in his local province of B.C. Canada, he always drove truck, taxi and limo. In 1978 B.J. was Liciano Pavarrotti's driver's for 3 days where Pavarrotti. Luciano insited that B.J. put a private performance for him,loving every minute of B.J.'s performance.
B.j. has continued to write country songs, and now has come up with what might the biggest song with "Willie Will You Do One With Me?" a song about a singer asking Willie Nelson to do a song with him. Of course the paralell's bertween Willie Nelson and B.J. are to say the least very uncanny. check out B.j. website at:www.bjrobertsmusic.com, and you will see what we mean.
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