What’s New

What’s New!

Barry’s song “All I Want is You” is featured in a new television ad that begins airing in France in November, 2019—promoting the French Lottery. The ad highlights the true story of a couple who won the lottery by playing the bar code numbers on a milk bottle.

Bella and Duke, a company in Scotland, creates a series of ads in the fall of 2019 featuring Barry’s song “I Wanna Be a Dog.”

Kohsey Oda and Nonoho Matsumoto of Yamanashi, Japan translate Barry’s song “Me and You” into Japanese and record a
Japanese language cover version in November, 2019.

ANZ Bank in New Zealand renews its national TV ad for another year at the end of 2019. This ad features Barry’s song “Me and You.”

Health Partners of Australia also renews its national TV ad for another year at the end of 2019. This ad, airing on Australian TV, features Barry’s song “All I Want is You”

Barry’s song “Me and You” translated and performed in French for the GMC commercial in Quebec as well as his original recording in English for the rest of Canada is renewed and broadcast throughout the summer of 2018 on Canadian television.

Barry’s original song “You’re As Sweet as Sugar on a Stick” appears on the soundtrack of the Italian film “Metti la Nonna in Freezer” in the Spring of 2018.

The soundtrack recording for the movie is released in early summer, 2018 on Warner Music and is also included on the DVD release.

Composer D.J. Sparr takes Barry’s book The Trouble With Ben and uses it as the libretto for a musical composition for strings to be performed in the schools through Sound Impact in the fall of 2017.

American Idol features Barry singing his song All I Want is You in their January, 2012 broadcast nation-wide. 

Quaker Oats Cereal begins airing a commercial on national television in Mexico featuring Barry singing his 1975 song Me and You. The TV ad begins running in April, 2012.

Maggi, is airing a national TV commercial on German television featuring Barry singing his song “Me and You” in the fall of 2012.

Vodafone uses Barry’s song All I Want is You in their 2009 commercial throughout New Zealand.

Nescafe begins airing Barry’s song Me and You in commercials in Mexico in August, 2010.

Vodafone uses Barry’s song All I Want is You in their 2009 commercial throughout the Czech Republic.

KindieComm, the first annual conference on Independent Children’s Music, gathers in Philadelphia and Barry delivers the afternoon keynote talk with WXPN radio host Kathy O’Connell. Writing about it later, music journalist Allen Foster lists the top seven highlights of the conference, highlighting Barry singing “Don’t Put Your Finger Up Your Nose” as number one and Barry’s interview with Kathy as a close second.

Eat Mor Kidz ad campaign begins. Taking it’s cue from Barry’s first record album–I Eat Kids–released in 1975, graphic designer Michael Emory Niemchick of Michigan produces this great billboard for an imaginary ad campaign.