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Richard Barone / Bio

Richard Barone is an acclaimed recording artist, performer, producer, and author. Since pioneering the indie rock scene in Hoboken, NJ as frontman for The Bongos, Barone has produced countless studio recordings and worked with artists in every musical style. Rolling Stone described his first solo album "cool blue halo" as chamber rock, helping give rise to the popular genre. Recent collaborators include Tony Visconti, Beach Boy Al Jardine, Sean Lennon, Dion, John Sebastian, Alejandro Escovedo, Jill Sobule, and have included Donovan, Moby, the late Lou Reed, and American folk icon Pete Seeger. He has scored shows and staged all-star concert events at such world-class venues as Carnegie Hall and the Hollywood Bowl. His memoir Frontman: Surviving The Rock Star Myth was published by Hal Leonard Books. His most recent studio album, Glow, was produced by Visconti. Other recent releases include the deluxe CD/DVD set, '”cool blue halo' 25th Anniversary Concert”. Current projects include his second book, and “Sorrows & Promises”, a new album of songs from the early 1960s music scene of Greenwich Village, where Barone lives. He is affiliated with the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music at New York University.

Full bio and more at http://RichardBarone.com. Contact Richard at info@richardbarone.com.

General Info

Band Members
Richard Barone - Vocals
Artist Name
Richard Barone
Profile Page
Rock / Pop / Alternative

Contact Info

New York, NY
Matthew Billy / Billy Barone Productions

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