Barry White

Barry White

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This article is about the American record producer and singer-songwriter.
Barry White
Background information
Birth name Barry Eugene Carter
Born September 12, 1944
Galveston, Texas, U.S.
Died July 4, 2003 (aged 58)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Genres Soul
Disco
Funk
R&B
Occupations Singer-songwriter
Record producer
Arranger
Musician
Instruments Piano
Keyboards
Vocals
Drums
recorder
Years active 1960–2003
Labels 20th Century Records
Unlimited Gold Records
Casablanca
Mercury
Private Music/BMG
A&M
Eagle Records
Associated acts Love Unlimited
The Love Unlimited Orchestra
Isaac Hayes
Gerald LeVert, Marvin Gaye, Michael Jackson, The Banana Splits
Website barrywhite.com

Barry White, born Barry Eugene Carter (September 12, 1944 – July 4, 2003), was an American composer and singer-songwriter.

A two-time Grammy Award-winner known for his distinctive bass voice and romantic image, White’s greatest success came in the 1970s as a solo singer and with the Love Unlimited Orchestra, crafting many enduring soul, funk, and disco songs such as his two biggest hits, “You’re the First, the Last, My Everything” and “Can’t Get Enough of Your Love, Babe.” Along with Isaac Hayes, White is considered by Allmusic.com as a pioneer of disco music in the early 1970s.

During the course of his career in the music business, White achieved 106 gold albums worldwide, 41 of which also attained
platinum status. White had 20 gold and 10 platinum singles, with worldwide sales in excess of 100 million, according to critics Ed Hogan and Wade Kergan.[1] His influences included Rev. James Cleveland, Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin plus Motown artists The Supremes, The Four Tops and Marvin Gaye.

You Are The First, My Last, My Everything (Barry White)

Barry White – Let The Music Play

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