Billy Ocean is the most successful black recording artist Britain has ever produced, with an incredible 30 million plys records sold in his illustrious career.
Catch the man himself live The Ritz, Manchester on Friday 25th February 2015. Tickets on sale Thursday 27th November 09:00am.
In the mean time, check out a couple of our favourite Billy Ocean classics below.
Words by Alex Ogilvie
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