Barry first found music when he borrowed his sister's record collection when he was about eight and was hooked. When Caroline started it was a new beginning, and he listened to all the stations, but Caroline was his favourite by far. Later he became a singer in a band, then started doing discos when he was 18. He joined Caroline in 1977, touring the country with the Caroline Roadshow for 10 years, having great fun. Barry helped with tender trips and worked on the Ross Revenge in '84 and '85. ...
Manage episode 222376625 series 2198289
In this episode, the guys are taking it back to 1972, as they talk about Lou Reed’s Transformer. Two years after quietly walking away from the Velvet Underground, and on the heels of his first solo album which was widely considered to be a commercial flop, Lou (alongside Mick Ronson and David Bowie) delivered Transformer. It’s an album about identity, staged in the heart of New York.