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Barry Blue (Barry Ian Green) was born on 4 December, 1950 in London, United Kingdom. Discover Barry Blue's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 70 years old?
|Popular As||Barry Ian Green|
|Age||71 years old|
|Born||4 December 1950|
|Birthplace||London, United Kingdom|
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Barry Blue Net Worth
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|Salary in 2020||Under Review|
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At the age of 13, Barry Blue made his first television appearance with his school band The Dark Knights, performing on Stubby Kaye's Silver Star Show, a weekly children's talent show hosted by Kaye via Granada TV. By the age of 14, Blue had signed with record producer Norrie Paramor whose assistant was Tim Rice – the producer of Blue's first song "Rainmaker Girl", which became a hit for Gene Pitney in the United States. Later he became a bassist in the line-up of Spice; the band featured Mick Box and David Byron and was the precursor to the heavy rock band Uriah Heep. He followed this in 1966 with a two-year period in A&R at the Bee Gees' publishing company Abigail Music, under direction of their manager Robert Stigwood.
A compilation album, Greatest Hits was released on Repertoire Records in 2002. Blue was the founder of Connect 2 Music, now owned by Universal Music Publishing. He is a supporter of the creator's rights in music of all genres and styles, and is dedicating his time to become more pro-active in this pursuit. From 2010, Blue has served on the board of directors of PRS for Music.
One of his major production successes was the multi-racial, Anglo-US funk/soul band Heatwave, who enjoyed hits in the UK and US with "Boogie Nights", "Always and Forever", 'Mind Blowing Decisions", and "The Groove Line". Other funk songs produced by Blue include "Funk Theory, by Rokotto in 1978 reached No. 49, "Somebody Help Me Out" by Beggar and Co which reached No. 15 in the UK in 1981 and "Say Yeah" by The Limit which peaked at No. 17 on the UK Singles Chart and No. 7 on the U.S. Billboard Dance/Club Play chart in 1985. In 1989, under the banner of Cry Sisco!, Blue had another minor hit with a song called "Afro Dizzi Act", which reached No. 42 on the UK Singles Chart.
Blue achieved a million seller in 1975 with "Kiss Me Kiss Your Baby" recorded by Brotherhood of Man. Two years later (1977) he co-wrote "Devil's Gun" a song by C. J. & Company from the album of the same name. The song went to No. 1 for five weeks on the Billboard disco/dance chart. The single also peaked at No. 36 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No. 2 on the R&B chart. Written by Blue, Ron Roker, and Gerry Shury and produced by Mike Theodore and Dennis Coffey. The song is notable for being the first record played at the opening of Studio 54 on 26 April 1977 by DJ Richie Kaczor. The instrumental portions of "Devil's Gun" were featured prominently in the International version of Crocodile. It also featured in the film The Real Bruce Lee. In 2016, the song was included in The Get Down soundtrack, and the following year it was featured in the film Borg vs McEnroe.
Blue wrote his first UK Singles Chart hit back in 1972 with de Paul titled "Sugar Me". The song originally was written for Peter Noone, but de Paul's boyfriend at the time, Dudley Moore, suggested that she should take a demo version to manager Gordon Mills, who told her she should record it herself. The song also charted in singles charts in the Netherlands, Spain and Belgium. "Sugar Me" was also covered in the US by Nancy Sinatra and Claudine Longet.
He released his first record in June 1971 under the name of Barry Green on the Ember label titled "Together", written by Jean-Pierre Mirouze, taken from the French film Le mariage collectif. He signed up to Decca Records and released four singles between 1971 and 1974. Including "Papa Do", which was released by Barry Green as a single. His first UK chart success came with a change of name and record deal with Bell Records in 1973 billed as Barry Blue, and had five hit singles, "Dancin' (On A Saturday Night)" (No. 2 1973) (co-written with de Paul), "Do You Wanna Dance?" (No. 7 1973), "School Love" (No. 11 1974), "Miss Hit and Run" (No. 26 1974). His final Top 40 hit in the UK Singles Chart occurred in October 1974, when "Hot Shot", another song co-penned with de Paul, climbed to No. 23, and No. 3 in Zimbabwe. Blue returned to the UK charts in 1989 with a remix version of "Dancin' (On A Saturday Night)". Throughout 1973-74, Blue appeared on many major TV shows and tours alongside artist such as Queen, Abba and Status Quo.
In 1970, Blue signed as a songwriter to ATV-Kirshner located in Bruton Street, London where he joined a group of professional songwriters that included Lynsey de Paul and Ron Roker. One of their earliest songs was "Sugarloaf Hill", recorded by the reggae artist, Del Davis. Other early career notable songs co-written by Blue and de Paul include "Tip of My Tongue" for the British group Brotherly Love, as well as female vocal trio Ellie and "House of Cards" recorded by a number of artists including John Christie, Australian artist Rob Guest, and the D.J. Tony Blackburn. Another from this period included "Crossword Puzzle", also co-penned with de Paul and which led to an appearance on Top of the Pops for Irish singer Dana. At the time he was still using his real surname of Green.
Barry Blue (born Barry Ian Green, 4 December 1950) is an English singer, producer, and songwriter. As an artist he is best known for his hit songs "Dancin' (on a Saturday Night)" and "Do You Wanna Dance" (both 1973).