Barry Goudreau

Genres: Pop / Rock
Descriptive "tags": hard rock Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s

Biography

29 November 1951, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. The original guitarist with Boston, Goudreau launched his solo career in 1980 following the release of that group’s Don’t Look Back. Much of the impetus behind his self-titled debut collection, which also included contributions from Boston colleagues Brad Delp and Sib Hashian, arose from Goudreau’s frustration with Scholz’s laborious studio methodology. Barry Goudreau reached number 88 in the Billboard album charts, an admirable feat for a debut album but a poor performance given the fact that both Boston’s previous releases had topped the US charts. After its release he chose not to return to Boston but launched Orion The Hunter instead, joined by singer Fran Cosmo and Delp. They achieved a little success with their self-titled debut album in 1984, but thereafter Goudreau became embroiled in legal proceedings with his former Boston colleague Scholz. In 1991 he regrouped with Delp, Tim...

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