Glenn Barber

Glenn Barber
Country and rockabilly performer
Glenn Barber was born in Hollis, OK,
on February 2, 1935. From there, he and his family moved to Pasadena, TX,
where he learned the guitar, also took up bass, drums, dobro, and mandolin.
He first appeared on wax with the 1952 Stampede single "You Took the
Twinkle Out of My Stars"; by 1954, he had a contract with the Starday label.
Over the next few years,
Barber would release numerous countrified rockabilly
hits such as Ice Water, and Shadow My Baby on the label, the last being issued
in 1956, just as rock & roll was sweeping the country.
Glenn died from Heart complications March 28 2008 in Gallatin TN.

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