Next Year

I came across a song recently called “Next Year” by Donovan Woods and the lyrics really hit me like a ton of bricks. Donovan is a Canadian singer-songwriter. Typically, it’s something we all say on a regular basis… I’ll do that next year,...

“Flow” wins Best Direction award in Greece

“Flow – an ode to urban nature” picked up another award this week. This time it was at the History, Arts & Science Documentary Festival in Athens, Greece. It won the Best Direction award. You may remember that Barry helped translate the...

Songs (and how they trigger memories)

It’s funny how songs can instantly trigger memories, be they good or bad, happy or sad. Happily the story I’m about to tell you is a funny one. It’s from the time when we were playing bars and small clubs all over the mainland of Europe. On this...

You’ve Been Shazam’d

Apple Music reports once a week and tell us not only who’s been playing Barry’s music but where as well. It’s fascinating to see in any given week the various towns, cities and countries where people are listening to his music. And it’s also...

More airplay on Radio Caroline

A big thank you to Suzy Wilde for spinning Barry’s music again on her most recent show. Her choice this time was “Oh Well”, which features Davy Spillane on the uilleann pipes. Barry was certainly in good company as she placed him between George...