Rev. Barry Willie Black Covers the Classics to Become a Pure Living Legend



Austin, Texas – August 21, 2016 – Rev. Barry Willie Black has been referred to as a “Living Music Legend” hundreds of times in hometown, The Live Music Capitol Of The World.

As of 2016, Rev. Barry Willie Black and His Travelin’ Monkey Band have recorded and published more than a thousand covers of the top performers in history, including Willie Nelson, Ella Fitzgerald, Johnny Mathis, Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, Tony Bennett, Andy Williams, Johnny Cash, Tom Jones, Chet Atkins, Bing Crosby, Sammy Davis Jr., George Jones, Eric Clapton, Ray Charles, Dean Martin, Waylon Jennings, Lawrence Welk, Aretha Franklin, Louis Armstrong & B.B. King and 979 other well known performing artists.

Black has also charted songs in more genres than any other artist on Number One Music, with several having ranked at #1 within a wide variety of genres, while maintaining the #1 Country Artist position in Austin for months since he began to release music on that platform. Currently he has published 211 releases on CDBaby, including the Sing Into My Can Network Sessions, as well as the Songs Of My Life: In The Key Of series.

With the completion of the 24 production releases on the CDBaby platform on August 5, 2016, Rev. Barry Willie Black has set the bar higher than any performing artist in history. All CDBaby releases since July 2016 have a single “free” track.


Reverend Barry Willie Black is “The Rogue Prince of Texas.” He completed recordings of almost 1800 songs in the last seven years, including 330+ songs that Willie Nelson has recorded, and over 250 songs that were Number one Country hits ranging from 1944 to 2010, with at least one song from over 450 artists and bands. He will never be stuck in just ONE genre, though his version of “Willie” comes through in all he sings.

Rev. Barry Willie Black and His Travelin’ Monkey Band
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