Richie Barron
Richie Barron
Richie and the 'Mob' at Black Oak Casino
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Aug 15th shows
Richie Barron. Powerful Vocals, guitar. All star back-up band with Dave [Mr. Funk] Shipe on Bass, , Dave Koolhoven, drums. Richard Segovia [Bandido!] Congas/ Timbales, Frank Sorci on keyboards, , Stewart Viets , Clark Calvert, Bobby Jones, saxes, Al Dieste, Trumpet.
Do you play live?
Mostly Festivals and Casino's
Would you sign a record contract with a major label?
What singer-songwriter wouldn't? Although being a few years past 30 makes that next to impossible with any major labels!
Band History:
On the "Road" one year after graduating high school.Worked out of Chicago and Dallas Texas.Had traveling Rock-Blues band with Frank Beard of ZZ-Top fame on drums for two or three years.First CD out in 1989,"Secrets in the Night" with Buddy Miles on drums, Micheal Carabello [ex-Santana origional] on congas.1996 release" Rather Have the Green than the Blues" on CBS "House of Blues"radio with Dan Aykroyd.1999 CD" Hwy 2000 also had three cuts on "house of Blues" radio.New CD Richie Barron "Live in 05" on www.cdbabycom now.
Your influences?
Ray Charles, Leon Russell, BB King, Rolling Stones, Tower of Power, Joe Cocker, James Brown
Favorite spot?
Lake Tahoe, Las Vegas and Calif. Indian Casino's that hire me!
Equipment used:
Gibson,Ibenez,Fender Guitars
Anything else...?
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