Internationally known American recording artist and multiple award-winning songwriter with numerous radio hits throughout Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, and Poland. Winner of the German Music Prizes for, “Song of the Year 2011” (That Girl Who Sang Johnny Cash), "Album of the Year 2012“ (The Crooked Road) and "Singer of the Year-2013”.
In November 2019, Barry released his 7th and 8th albums of original songs. “number one's" is a compilation of 13 International Country Radio Charts #1 songs along with "Route 2, Stuart VA" which is a compilation of songs which the theme is centered around his hometown. In 2018 he released a "Gals and Guys - The Duet Album" which features 12 duets with award-winning singers Marty Wolfe, Jolina Carl, Danah Heiser, and Gitty Bauersfeld from Germany, Vivian Searcy from Sweden, Danielle Poot from The Netherlands, the late Ann Pascoe from New Zealand, Micheal Lonstar from Poland and Daniel T. Coates and Doug Adkins from the US.
Barry grew up in the foothills of the mystical Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia and has been serenading crowds around the world with his special brand of original music and other favorites as well for over 46 years. In his fourth decade of songwriting and performing, his repertoire includes more than 900 songs from 450 different recording artists, spanning from music's roots to those songs of today in genres of Americana, Country, Irish Folk, Rockabilly, Classic Rock, Swing, and R&B, in addition to over 200 original songs.
In his 23rd year of performing as a solo artist based in Germany, he has opened shows for 5-time Grammy Winner and Tejano Music Legend “Flaco Jimenez”, Grammy-winning Tejano Band “Los Texmaniacs”, die-hard Honky Tonker “Dale Watson” and Canadian’s Best Known Family Bluegrass Group “The Goods”.
Highly skilled, innovative guitar player and a walking encyclopedia of songs, his interpretation make every song his own with style and respect for the legends.
Maintaining the tradition of the Troubadour, he’s armed with a ringing acoustic guitar and strong voice to entertain crowds from 1 to 1000 or more.