Barry first found music when he borrowed his sister's record collection when he was about eight and was hooked. When Caroline started it was a new beginning, and he listened to all the stations, but Caroline was his favourite by far. Later he became a singer in a band, then started doing discos when he was 18. He joined Caroline in 1977, touring the country with the Caroline Roadshow for 10 years, having great fun. Barry helped with tender trips and worked on the Ross Revenge in '84 and '85. ...
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Hillbilly House, the electronic dance duo from Connecticut AKA the Two Hillbillies "Rich Dittman and Tim Costa" from the radio station WWUH, faithfully pumped out the sounds of New York, Chicago House and Detroit Techno in the late 80’s til the mid 90’s. They were critically involved with breaking new music in CT while collaborating with the local Club Riot in Hartford. The label released tracks from artists Laurent X, Mark Imperial, Mark Summers, Aqua Regia, Ed Crosby and Grey House, Piano Negro with record Labels House Nation Records, StreetSide, Get down, Burnin House and Hillbilly House Records. HillbillyHouse and Tim Costa have relaunched with a new 3rd member Bernard Bruce. The reformation gathers momentum into 2014 with sounds of Deep House, Chill and Progressive Productions with Curtis Urbina on Quark Records (NYC). http://www.quarkmusicgroup.com/ Their influences come from their association with the legendary DJ Pool For the Record, starting with Larry Levan, Frankie Knuckles, Tony Humphries, David Morales, David Depino, Danny Teneglia, Little Louie Vega, Joe Guicastro, Markie Gee, Mad Mike (UR), Derrick May, Juan Atkins and Mark Farina. Contemporary inspirations are Dennis Ferrer, Joe Claussell, the Layabouts, Avishai Cohen, classic jazz and a new appreciation of deep soulful vocalists.