Barry Brown (Canadian musician)

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Barry Brown
Born (1952-12-17) December 17, 1952 (age 64)
Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada
Origin Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Genres Country
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1967-present
Labels Popular/EMI

Barry Brown is a Canadian country music artist and songwriter. Brown, a former member of Family Brown and Prescott-Brown. Both bands included his sister, singer Tracey Brown.

Biography[edit]

Brown began performing as a member of Canada's most awarded country band, Family Brown. Following the band's disbanding, Brown went on to form Juno Award winning group Prescott-Brown with his sister Tracey and brother-in-law Randall Prescott.[1]

Brown won the Canadian Country Music Association award for SOCAN Song of the Year in 1989 ("Trail of Tears"),[2] 1990 ("Pioneers")[3] and 1994 ("I'm Gonna Drive You Out of My Mind").[4] Brown has written numerous songs for various country artists.

Singles[edit]

Year Title Chart Positions Album
CAN Country
1991 "The Whole World's in Love with You" 31[5] Songwriter Sessions, Vol. 1
1992 "Talk to My Heart" 59[6] Songwriter Sessions, Vol. 2
1996 "Cold Cold Rain" 65[7] Non-album song
1997 "Past Glory"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Canadian Pacific Entertainers
  2. ^ "1989 CCMA Award Winners". Canadian Country Music Association. Archived from the original on September 29, 2011. Retrieved October 5, 2011. 
  3. ^ "1990 CCMA Award Winners". Canadian Country Music Association. Archived from the original on September 29, 2011. Retrieved October 5, 2011. 
  4. ^ "1994 CCMA Award Winners". Canadian Country Music Association. Archived from the original on March 29, 2012. Retrieved October 5, 2011. 
  5. ^ "RPM Country Tracks for October 12, 1991". RPM. Retrieved October 5, 2011. 
  6. ^ "RPM Country Tracks for May 16, 1992". RPM. Retrieved October 5, 2011. 
  7. ^ "RPM Country Tracks for January 27, 1997". RPM. Retrieved October 5, 2011.