Barry White

Barry White


9/12/1944, Galveston, Texas



Birth Name

Barry Eugene Carter



Also Known As

Barry White (II)
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Barry White, known as The Maestro or The Walrus of Love, was born on September 12th, 1944. His birth name was Barry Eugene Carter, which he later changed to Barry White, after meeting his father for the first time. Barry's trademark was his deep voice, recognized by his…more


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    • Barry: I don't know if it's my music, my lyrics, my sound, and knowing the music business the way I do-all I can say is, my career has lasted way longer than I expected.

    • Barry: As a boy, I believed freedom for America meant freedom for me. There was a time I believed every word spoken.

    • Barry: I started fooling around with the intro to one of the songs. Then another song, and another song... I was so excited when I went into the studio. I knew I needed to find a singer to sing these new songs. And as the producer, I know I'm supposed to be objective, but honestly, when I heard my own voice on those songs, something went through me.

    • Barry: I'm very fortunate to have a career that has lasted as long as it has. Did I think it would last this long? No way!

    • Barry: I hope young people will see how I changed my life and how it's up to them to make changes in their own lives to succeed.

    • Barry: In my day, we didn't have the cocaine, so we went out and knocked somebody over the head and took the money. But today, all this cocaine and crack, it doesn't give kids a chance.

    • Barry: (about people having sex while listening to his music) There's people making babies to my music. That's nice.