Some were released on the album Distinctly Oddie (Polydor, 1967). He was one of the first performers to parody a rock song, arranging the traditional Yorkshire folk song "On Ilkla Moor Baht'at" in the style of Joe Cocker's hit rendition of the Beatles' "With a Little Help from My Friends" (released on John Peel's Dandelion Records in 1970 and featured in Peel's special box of most-treasured singles). and singing "Andy Pandy" in the style of a brassy soul number such as Wilson Pickett or Geno Washington might perform . Bill Oddie In Tiger Country (2004). Bill Oddie's How to Watch Wildlife (two series, 2005 and 2006; also on DVD). The Truth About Killer Dinosaurs (2005; also on DVD). Nothing Better To Do. Traffic Island.
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Oddie studied English William "Bill" Edgar Oddie OBE is an English author, actor, comedian, artist, naturalist and musician, who became famous as one of The Goodies. A birdwatcher since childhood, Oddie has now established a reputation for himself as an ornithologist, conservationist and television presenter on wildlife issues. Some were released on the album Distinctly Oddie (Polydor, 1967). He was possibly one of the first performers to parody a rock song, arranging the traditional Yorkshire folk song "On Ilkla Moor Baht'at" in the style of Joe Cocker's hit rendition of the Beatles' "With a Little Help from My Friends" (released on John Peel's Dandelion Records in 1970 and featured in Peel's special box of most-treasured singles).
Graeme Garden + Tim Brooke-Taylor + Bill Oddie (Graeme Garden: The Goodies: Radio Goodies). I don’t normally do fanart for something that isn’t DA related, but I think these chaps deserve it as I’ve been on yet another Goodies binge. Yes, it’s The Goodies. A trio of wannabe superheroes (From left to right - Bill, the dirty hippy, Graeme the mad scientist and Tim, the simpering royalist) who try and help out others by bein. el. ood.
Bill Oddie has said he is looking forward to the future after his depression nearly drove him to suicide. Oddie had to quit the popular BBC wildlife show Springwatch, which he presented with Kate Humble, last year to cope with his condition and then spent two spells in hospital. TV favourite: Bill Oddie and Kate Humble in Autumnwatch. He said: 'The last year was probably the worst 12 months of my life because I suffered from bipolar and terrible depression which began in January and February and basically I only emerged from that before Christmas, which was extraordinary. Positive: Bill Oddie said he is looking forward to a better 2010 after spending last year battling severe depression. You hear about the NHS not being able to cope but they were absolutely splendid. It is only a small place where people can go for a couple of weeks but it was really delightful.