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John C. Smith – RIP

John C. Smith, one of the founding members of Albatross, passed away suddenly on Thursday 26th January. Without a start there is no middle and no end. Together with Smokey Joe on drums, Barry and John were the original members of Albatross, the hard-rockin' trio that...

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Merry Christmas

As this year draws to a close, we'd like to take this opportunity to wish you all a very Merry Christmas. Thank you, as always, for your continued support, especially those who contributed to the Adam & Eve project (to raise funds for the people in Ukraine)....

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Thank You!!

... to those who donated money to help the people in Ukraine. Here's an excerpt from Barry's newsletter to further explain. "As promised, we transferred the money collected through the Adam & Eve project to the World Central Kitchen's bank account this week. Thank...

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Adam & Eve – featuring Anna Litvinenko (cello)

Barry has recorded a new version of his Adam & Eve song, which features Anna Litvinenko on cello. Anna is Ukrainian and the proceeds from the sale of this record will go to help the people of Ukraine. That will be done via the World Central Kitchen, an...

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Merry Christmas 2021

As John Lennon wrote: So this is Christmas,And what have you done,Another year over,And a new one just begun. It might not be Christmas just yet, and we'll have to wait a little longer before we can close the book on 2021, but I can well imagine that many will be more...

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Cavan Day 2021

It's not every day a Cavan man gets to meet a Rolling Stone, never mind play with one! Barry had the privilege of playing with Mick Taylor when Mick agreed to be his 'special guest' for the Beyond The Tears CD release party. To celebrate Cavan Day 2021, we've decided...

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Albatross at Tegelen Blues-Rock Festival – Sept. 1991

The 7th of September fell on a Saturday back in 1991... and that was the day Albatross played the Tegelen Blues-Rock Festival in Holland. It was headlined by Walter Trout that year. A well-known festival in Europe, it has featured anyone and everyone considered...

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My Hometown Virginia hits the #1 spot at NUmber One Music

Received this wonderful news this week from the good folks at Number One Music. Number One Music Charts | week 21, 2021Hi Barry Mc Cabe! Congratulations, Your song "My Hometown Virginia" is #1 for Acoustic in Ireland! Regards, Number One Music team

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Albatross – Live concert in France – 1991

After lying in the vaults for almost 30 years, this live concert from Albatross is now seeing the light of day for the first time. It was recorded in the south of France in December 1991! Here's Barry's introduction to the concert. There was no place too small or too...

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Merry Christmas 2020

Each year around this time we take stock of the past 12 months, which always gives us reasons to be grateful. You all continue to support Barry in his musical endeavors and each year we add new fans who've discovered Barry's music for the first time. It's rewarding...

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