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Encyclopedia > Dave Barnes
This article is about American singer-songwriter Dave Barnes. For other people or uses, see David Barnes.

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Dave Barnes
Background information
Birth name David Barnes
Born June 20, 1978
North Carolina, USA
Origin United States
Murfreesboro, Tennessee, USA
Genre(s) Acoustic
Rock
R&B
Blues
Occupation(s) Singer-Songwriter
Instrument(s) Guitar
Vocals
Drums
Years active 2001Present
Label(s) Ripley
Aware
Associated
acts
Matt Wertz
Website davebarnes.com
Members
Dave Barnes
Guitar & Vocals


Justin "Rosie" Rosolino
Guitar

Matt "Mango" Mangano
Bass Guitar

Ben "Benito Shivito" Shive
Piano and Keyboards

Josh "Hashi Durin" Robinson
Drums and Percussion

Dave Barnes (born David Barnes on June 20, 1978) is a rock-r&b singer-songwriter from Kosciusko, Mississippi in the USA. Barnes is known - aside from his music - by his humorous and witty anecdotes. David Barnes (born 22 February 1986) is an athlete from Australia. ... June 20 is the 171st day of the year (172nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 194 days remaining. ... See also: other events of 1978 list of years in music 1970s in music // January 14 - The Sex Pistols played their final show (until a 1996 reunion) at San Franciscos Winterland Ballroom. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Downtown Murfreesboro, Tennessee Murfreesboro is a city in Rutherford County, Tennessee, United States. ... Official language(s) English Capital Nashville Largest city Memphis Largest metro area Nashville Area  Ranked 36th  - Total 42,169 sq mi (109,247 km²)  - Width 120 miles (195 km)  - Length 440 miles (710 km)  - % water 2. ... A music genre is a category (or genre) of pieces of music that share a certain style or basic musical language (van der Merwe 1989, p. ... Acoustic rock, in the simplest terms, is rock music played on unamplified instruments, typically featuring acoustic guitar, drums and vocals. ... Rock is a form of popular music from the mid 20th century which typically features a vocal melody (often with vocal harmony) that is supported by accompaniment of electric guitars, a bass guitar, and drums, often with a strong back beat. ... Rhythm and blues (or R & B) is a musical marketing term introduced in the United States in the late 1940s by Billboard magazine. ... Blues music redirects here. ... The term singer-songwriter refers to performers who both write and sing their own material. ... A musical instrument is a device constructed or modified with the purpose of making music. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... In music a singer or vocalist is a type of musician who sings, i. ... For other kinds of drums, see drum (disambiguation). ... See also: 2000 in music, 2001 in music (UK), other events of 2001, 2002 in music, 2000s in music and the list of years in music // January 1 - Comeback of Guns N Roses in House of Blues January 1 - Hum disbands. ... The present is the time that is perceived directly, not as a recollection or a speculation. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... // Aware Records is a record label primarily existent to scout unsigned acts and to promote their initial album releases and increase general overall exposure. ... Matt Wertz is a singer/songwriter from Liberty, Missouri. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... In music a singer or vocalist is a type of musician who sings, i. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Martin EB18 Bass Guitar in flight case. ... A grand piano, with the lid up. ... This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... For other kinds of drums, see drum (disambiguation). ... Percussion instruments are played by being struck, shaken, rubbed or scraped. ... June 20 is the 171st day of the year (172nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 194 days remaining. ... See also: other events of 1978 list of years in music 1970s in music // January 14 - The Sex Pistols played their final show (until a 1996 reunion) at San Franciscos Winterland Ballroom. ... Rock is a form of popular music from the mid 20th century which typically features a vocal melody (often with vocal harmony) that is supported by accompaniment of electric guitars, a bass guitar, and drums, often with a strong back beat. ... Rhythm and blues (or R & B) is a musical marketing term introduced in the United States in the late 1940s by Billboard magazine. ... The term singer-songwriter refers to performers who both write and sing their own material. ... Kosciusko is a city in Attala County, Mississippi, United States. ...


Biography

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The oldest of three children, Dave Barnes was born in South Carolina in 1978. He is the son of a Presbyterian (PCA) pastor who relocated his family to Kosciusko, Mississippi, just as Dave turned six years old. After ten years in Mississippi, the Barnes family moved to Knoxville, Tennessee the summer before Dave's junior year in high school. Though Dave was a percussionist in his high school bands, he eventually began writing songs in addition to playing drums. Initially, Barnes was reluctant to sing his songs himself, but his college roommate convinced him to give it a try. Before long, Barnes was gaining attention beyond the campus at Middle Tennessee State University. Image File history File links Wiki_letter_w. ... Nickname: The Marble City, K-Town, Big Orange Country, Knox Vegas Location Location within the U.S. State of Tennessee Coordinates , Government Cities in Tennessee Tennessee Mayor Bill Haslam (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 254. ... Middle Tennessee State University (founded September 11, 1911, and commonly abbreviated as MTSU) is an American university located in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. ...


After graduating from University, Barnes began touring and in 2002 released his acclaimed 5 song EP Three, Then Four, as purely a guitar and vocals release. See also: 2002 in music (UK) other events of 2002 list of years in music 2000s in music // 2002 was marked by significant trends in Rock Music. ... EP can stand for: EP is the IATA code for Iran Aseman Airlines Extended play, a music recording (usually consisting of several tracks, but shorter than a typical album) European Parliament, the parliamentary body of the European Union Evolutionary psychology, a belief that psychology can be better understood in light...


Barnes began to develop a following of fans keen to hear more from the both humorous and insightful songwriter. Barnes toured heavily with the likes of Marc Broussard and Bebo Norman for over a year after that. Through this period, Barnes met Ed Cash, with whom Barnes has co-produced both of his studio releases. Marc Broussards major label debut Carencro (2004). ... Bebo Norman is a contemporary Christian musician. ...


At the suggestion of Cash, it was then time for Barnes to record a full band Studio LP. Barnes released Brother, Bring The Sun in September 2004. This album was critically acclaimed for Barnes' songwriting and overall high quality presentation for an independent release. Also through its release, Barnes gained notability amongst famous singers Amy Grant (who later performed on Barnes' Wedding song "I Have And I Always Will")[1], Vince Gill and John Mayer[2]. LP or lp may stand for: Look up LP in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... See also: 2004 in music (UK) other events of 2004 list of years in music 2000s in music // January 1 Vienna New Years Concert by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra in Vienna, conducted by Riccardo Muti Kurt Nilsen wins World Idol January 3 - Britney Spears marries Jason Allen Alexander, a... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Vince Gill Vince Gill (born April 12, 1957) is an American country music musician, songwriter, and singer. ... John Mayer may refer to several people: John Mayer, a singer-songwriter John A. Mayer, a psychologist This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...


In 2005, Barnes co-produced the 5 song EP Today & Tomorrow for best friend Matt Wertz. Barnes also contributed his songwriting to one of its songs. See also: 2005 in music (UK) 2005 in music (Switzerland) Other events of 2005 List of years in music 2000s in music January 1 - In most of Europe, copyright expired on a number of classic pop and rock and roll songs recorded in 1954 and earlier, including Bill Haleys... Extended play (EP) is the name typically given to vinyl records or CDs which contain more than one single, but are too short to qualify as albums. ... Matt Wertz is a singer/songwriter from Liberty, Missouri. ...


In 2006 Barnes released him second full band studio album Chasing Mississippi to a welcome response. The critical response was good, though some critics seemed a little disappointed, if only by the high standard set on the first album. // January – James Nicholl, drummer of Pay*Ola became ill and was admitted to hospital. ...


At present, Barnes is touring with Matt Wertz with songs from both albums and some newly written material also. Matt Wertz is a singer/songwriter from Liberty, Missouri. ...


Songwriting

As a prolific songwriter, Barnes has both written and co-written songs for many artists, including:

He also has written a song for Bonnie Raitt in the hope that she would one day sing it. Marc Broussards major label debut Carencro (2004). ... Bebo Norman is a contemporary Christian musician. ... Matt Wertz is a singer/songwriter from Liberty, Missouri. ... Bethany Dillon Bethany Dillon (born September 22, 1988 in Bellefontaine, Ohio) is a young Christian soft rock (Christian Contemporary music) artist. ... Josh Hoge is a american singer of Epic Records. ... Bonnie Raitt, (born November 8, 1949) is an American Blues-R&B singer, songwriter, and guitarist who was born in Burbank, California, the daughter of Broadway musical star John Raitt. ...


Discography

Album Information Featured Songs

Three, Then Four
Released: January 15, 2002[3]
  • "Sticks And Stones"
  • "Grace's Amazing Hands" (Acoustic version)
  • "Nothing Fancy" (Acoustic version)

Brother, Bring The Sun
Released: September 21, 2004[4]
  • Debut Studio Album
  • "Grace's Amazing Hands" (Full Band Version)
  • "Until You"
  • "On A Night Like This"
  • "Crazyboutya"

Chasing Mississippi
Released: March 21, 2006[5]
  • Sophomore Studio Album
  • "Miles To Go"
  • "Someday Sarah"
  • "Everybody But You"
  • "A Lot Like Me"

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Personal Life

Barnes was married in 2005. His wife's name is Annie. He dedicated the song "I Have And I Always Will" as their wedding song and also cites "More than a Man" from Chasing Mississippi as being the first song he wrote for her.


Notes

  1. ^ Biography information on Barnes
  2. ^ John Mayer sings Barnes' praise
  3. ^ iTunes Three, Then Four page
  4. ^ MP3.com Brother, Bring The Sun page
  5. ^ MP3.com Chasing Mississippi page

See also

Kosciusko is a city in Attala County, Mississippi, United States. ...

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