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Barry St. John

bvoc, voc, *1943 GB, Glasgow
Singer of Pop and Rock
A.k.a. Elizabeth Thompson

Scottish solo artist, and session singer. She began her career in the early 1960s, and had a string of releases with Decca, and Columbia. However, she received very little in the way of chart success; the only one being 'Come Away Melinda' in 1965, which reached no.47 in the UK. Though much of her music would later became popular amongst Northern Soul enthusiasts. In the 1970s, St. John moved into session work where she found much more success, appearing with Pink Floyd, Elton John, Kevin Ayers, Rick Wakeman, Long John Baldry, and Ralph McTell, to name but a few. Born: Glasgow, Scotland.

  • Backing Vocals
  • Vocals
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • R&B/Soul
  • World
  • Folk
Popular Tracks   
Saffron Dormouse & Lizzy Bee on The Butterfly Ball and the Grasshopper's Feast by Roger Glover
Gotta Brand New Man on Halcyon Days: 60s Mod, R&B, Brit Soul & Freakbeat Nuggets by Various Artists
Come Away Melinda on Mike Hurst: The Sixties Productions by Mike Hurst

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
I Won't Be A Party / Do Me GoodBarry St. John1975Single
My Man / Bright Shines The LightBarry St. John1974Single
By The Time I Get To PhoenixBarry St. John1969Single
According To St. JohnBarry St. John1968Album
Cry Like A BabyBarry St. John1968Single
Everything I Touch Turns To TearsBarry St. John1966Single
Mind How You GoBarry St. John1965Single
Gotta Brand New ManBarry St. John1965Single
Hey Boy / I've Been CryingBarry St. John1965Single
A Thing Of The Past / A Little Bit Of SoapBarry St. John1964Single
Bread And Butter / Cry To MeBarry St. John1964Single
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