Tashian, Barry and Holly


  • From Nashville.
  • A husband-and-wife duo who perform old-time country duets.
  • 1964, Barry formed a rock band called Barry and the Remains, a successful group that opened for the Beatles final U.S. tour.
  • Became friends with the late Gram Parsons, fell in love with country music.
  • 1970’s, Barry and Holly sang together in an electric country band called The Outskirts.
  • 1980-89, Barry replaced Ricky Skaggs in Emmylou Harris’ Hot Band.
  • Have performed on the Grand Ole Opry and Garrison Keillor’s “Prairie Home Companion” radio show.
  • Barry and Holly grew up in Westport, Connecticut, went to the same high school and double-dated together—each dating someone else. They married in 1972.
  • 1993, released Ready for Love album (Rounder).
  • 1994, released Straw Into Gold album (Rounder).
  • 1997, released Harmony album (Rounder).
  • 2002, released At Home album (Copper Creek).
  • 2008, released Long Story Short album (Rock-a-lot).