Joe Barry


Joe Barry (July 13, 1939 - August 31, 2004), b. Joseph Barrios) was a swamp pop singer and guitarist from Cut Off, Louisiana who became famous during the early 1960s. His best known songs include the Fats Domino-styled "I'm A Fool To Care" (1961), a Top 40 hit which later went gold.

Best known songs (with years) include:

  • I'm A Fool To Care (1961)
  • Teardrops In My Heart (1961)

Pop charts debut year: 1961

Years active: 1958 - ca. late 1960s, 1977 - ca. early 2000s

Genres: Swamp pop, early rock & roll, country, Christian music

Labels: Jin, Nugget, Smash Records


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