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. ...
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Ken Womack joins me to talk about his 2020 book which looks at the final year of John's life. Among other things, we discuss New York and London, the recovery of John's muse and the impossibility of knowing what was really going on behind closed doors in that most contentious year. The conversation is preceded by your host reading a remarkable list of Beatle-related coincidences, mostly taken from Mark Lewisohn's seminal 'Tune In' Enjoy! Feedback and voluntary Paypal donations to firstname.lastname@example.org Facebook page- www.facebook.com/glassonionjlpod Twitter page twitter.com/OnionLennon you tube version https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CtPkVQ5Zq0Q Please (x many) like, follow, share, subscribe, rate, review etc… link to Ken's book https://kennethwomack.com/books/beatlesbooks/john-lennon-1980-the-last-days-in-the-life/