Unheard of Hits
Mike Barry is an extremely gifted singer/songwriter adept at a variety of musical styles. His music combines rock, country, blues, rockabilly, and folk in a distinctive and high-spirited mix. Barry sings in a warm, soulful voice; plays guitar, harmonica, and mandolin deftly; and writes solid Americana songs that combine smart lyrics with memorable pop hooks. Unheard of Hits, his first CD, showcases his talents in all these areas. It contains some of his most popular songs such as the ballad, If He Only Knew, the lilting, Eye to Eye, the power pop gems, Wally Guitar and Help Me, and the country rockers, She Lied, Oh Sasha, and Love me Tonight. Unheard of for not much longer, here are 18 songs with great melodies and witty lyrics. In concert, his bluesy vocal style, blazing harmonica licks, and quick guitar fingerpicking make for a great show. Whether he is performing solo or with his band, his charismatic personality and high spirited delivery guarantee a rocking good time! Originally from upstate New York, Mike is a true journeyman, playing concerts, clubs, and colleges throughout the U.S. northeast and building a following in the N.Y.City area. Barry has performed abroad, touring in Germany, Switzerland, and Bermuda. He has often supported major recording acts, and opened for such diverse artists as Dr. John, NRBQ, Joan Osborne, and John Hiatt. Whenever and wherever he plays, Mike Barry delivers his songs with a style filled with heart and soul.