Barnaby Bye originally broke up because the other members were wanting to go in the direction of Led Zeppelin and Billy & Bobby weren't sure that was the direction they wanted to go in.
Billy and Bobby were the first twins to be in the Alessi family.
The Alessi Brothers have an older sister named Lyn, who is an interior decorator.
Billy & Bobby provided the background vocals for John Lennon on what would be his last album Milk & Honey.
Bobby is part of the acapella Do-wop group called The Fabulous Elktones. Their February 23, 2008 appearance was completely sold out!
Billy & Bobby's group, Barnaby Bye are official sponsors for Save The Children Fund.
The Kleenex jingle: "Kleenex says bless you" was written by Billy Alessi.
Billy Alessi was the first cast member of the Broadway musical Hair to refuse to appear nude in the production.
Billy & Bobby Alessi were the opening act for Andy Gibb's Shadow Dancing Tour in 1978.
The Alessi Brothers owned several sailboats, including one named SEABIRD after the song on their first album.
Billy Alessi used to have a MALE cat named Jennifer.
At the age of three, Billy and Bobby enjoyed a short modeling career and were a photographers delight with their natural good looks.
Billy and Bobby used to keep a picture of themselves of the bottom door of the refrigerator, so their cats could look at them while they were eating.
When they were younger, Billy and Bobby loved pulling switches with their identities in school, at home and even with girlfriends.
Although they are identical twins, their interests are quite different. Bobby is into antiques, while Billy loves modern things.
The numberplate on Bobby's 1955 Thunderbird says DA BIRD.
The song Oh, Lori was written for Bobby's first wife.
One of Bobby's prized possessions is his 1955 Thunderbird that he's had for over 30 years.
Billy and Bobby are self-taught guitar players - each taught the other how to play.
Bobby is the eldest twin of the duo.
Paul Stanley of KISS fame is featured on the Alessi's album Driftin'.
Billy Alessi: (giving advice on moving on after a relationship has ended) Breaking up can be the most difficult thing on earth, and you may feel that you no longer have reason to live, but that's not true; there's always love in everyone's future, if you give yourself the chance you can really love someone else.
Bobby Alessi (laughing as he discussed their early career in writing commercial jingles): We'd just go in once in a while and do a couple to get some checks in the mail, but we never took the jingles work too seriously.
Billy Alessi (discussing their performance in the Broadway musical Hair): It gave us our first real 'city' experience and enabled us to meet some very talented and creative people.