People of Pittsburg: Bill Thompson

Bill Thompson rocks 505 Thursday, Aug. 23 during the weekly karaoke night. Bill has been a regular at karaoke for two years.

He’s b-b-b-b-bad to the bone Val Vita | Managing Editor “Bad to the Bone,” an ‘80s song by George Thorogood and The Destroyers, tells the story of a man who was so bad that the hospital nurses knew it the day he was born. This song is one of Bill Thompson’s favorites and his performance can be seen every Thursday at 505, a karaoke bar in Pittsburg. Thompson says it all started two years ago, when he was at a karaoke bar in Branson, Mo., singing “Folsom Prison Blues,” by Johnny Cash. He says he ended up among the five finalists that night, even though he didn’t know it was a competition. “And since that…