Five Firsts: Richard Barone

Richard Barone

Richard Barone

NAME: Richard Barone
BAND AFFILIATION: Solo artist, former frontman of the Bongos
INSTRUMENT: Guitar

1. THE FIRST ALBUM I EVER BOUGHT WASSnoopy vs. the Red Baron by the Royal Guardsmen

2. THE FIRST CONCERT THAT I EVER SAW WAS … Donovan

3. THE FIRST MUSICAL INSTRUMENT I EVER OWNED OR PLAYED WAS … Silvertone Electric Guitar

4. THE FIRST SONG THAT I EVER PERFORMED IN PUBLIC WAS … “I’m A Believer” by the Monkees

5. THE FIRST BAND I WAS EVER IN WAS … The Snails, first punk band in Tampa, Florida

Singer-songwriter Richard Barone – former frontman for the Bongos and author of “Frontman: Surviving the Rock Star Myth” – has collaborated with everyone from Lou Reed to Pete Seeger, from Tony Visconti to Donovan. Last year, he released the three-disc CD/DVD 25th anniversary edition of his classic debit solo album “Cool Blue Halo.” And at 9pm on Saturday night (May 18), he’ll grace the stage of Valentine’s Music Hall in Albany. Blue Factory opens the show. Tickets are $9 in advance.

BUT WAIT… We’re giving away a pair of FREE tickets to the show. GO HERE to enter to win…

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