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  • Category: Recording
  • Unveiled: 12 Sep 2013
  • Address:
    6998 Hollywood Blvd
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 519th
    Monthly Average: 535th
  • Notes: Selected for 2012 (posthumously)

Barry White

Next star: Elton Britt
Previous stretch: The Mills Brothers

Biography

Barry White at the Grand Gala du Disque Populaire, 1974.

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

Fact file

  • Birth name: Barry Eugene Carter
  • Born: September 12, 1944 Galveston, Texas, United States
  • Died: July 4, 2003 (aged 58) Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Genres: R&B, soul, funk, disco
  • Occupation(s): Singer-songwriter, record producer, arranger, musician
  • Instruments: Piano, harpsichord, keyboards, vocals, drums, recorder
  • Years active: 1963–2003
  • Labels: 20th Century, Unlimited Gold, Casablanca, Mercury, Private Music/BMG, A&M, Eagle
  • Associated acts: Love Unlimited, The Love Unlimited Orchestra, Gene Page, Danny Pearson, Gloria Scott, Lisa Stansfield
  • Website: barrywhite.com

Read more about Barry White at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

Rampart Records' essential box set mines East L.A.'s 1960s and '70s soul-funk scene
LA Times Entertainme, 2019-12-11 16:00:37
California Sounds: The record label Rampart celebrates its East L.A. legacy, from Cannibal & the Headhunters to the Atlantics featuring a young Barry White.

Russ Regan, 'Golden-Eared' Exec Who Signed Elton John and Barry White, Dies at 89
Billboard, 2018-05-29 17:09:00
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