Episode 1 of INSIDE BARRY REYNOLDS features Part 1 of this exclusive interview series with legendary guitarist, songwriter and Compass Point Allstar BARRY REYNOLDS, in conversation with New York DJ/musicologist and music journalist GREG CAZ.
On Part 1, Barry reveals his fascinating early years in Lancashire as a teenage guitar prodigy in the UK and around the early Beatles scene in Hamburg, becoming a top recording and studio musician and solo artist in early ’70s London. A great raconteur and gentleman, Barry also talks about his fortuitous meeting with Marianne Faithfull in the late ’70s, eventually creating the critical and commercial success Broken English and more.
Known for his iconic songwriting and guitar work with Marianne Faithfull and Grace Jones, Barry is also one of the original Compass Point Allstars, the group of international musicians that created some of rock-n-roll and reggae’s most ground-breaking ‘70s and ‘80s albums and sessions at Chris Blackwell’s studio in the Bahamas. He continues to produce, write and play with new and veteran international recording artists including Baaba Maal, Brazilian Girls, Tammy Faye Starlight and more.