Barry Taylor - Fire For You:

Thursday 1st October 1992
Barry Taylor - Fire For You:
Barry Taylor - Fire For You:

RATING 6 6 6 6 6 6
LABEL: Kingsway KMCD563
RELEASE DATE: 1992-08-21
RRP: £2.50

Reviewed by Tony May

Interesting bit of background info to this release in Kingsway's The Worship Leaders series. Barry worked as sound engineer and technician in the music industry prior to his conversion, including a stint travel­ling with rock legends AC/DC. He now pastors a church in California. Given his background, it would not have been unreasonable to anticipate a bit more musical bite, not necessarily heavy rock of course. But the menu here is rather predictable fare, musically and lyrically.   Having said which, I'm sure Barry has achieved what he set out to do, there's a sense of urgency and commitment, the vocals are compara­tively rough-edged, specially when guest singer Howard McCrary lets rip. So, mixed feelings really

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Reader Comments

Posted by Alexxis Norton in Walnut Creek California @ 01:48 on May 27 2017

PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE.... can someone help me or give me an answer on how to get my hands on Barry Taylors album Fire For you?????? MY MOM is Mary Estrada who was the main female vocalist on this whole album!!!! My mom is not doing well and lost everything and my father passed away. We moved away from Lake Arrowhead California where this music was made!!!! I was only a toddler at the time and am now 28 with 2 babies and one on the way! Please I need to have this!!! And the whole album not just samples!
THANK YOU for any response, advise, help... thank you!!!!

Reply by Erin in Louisiana @ 05:53 on Jul 28 2017

I'm looking for it too. Haven't seen you since Hannah's wedding! Hope you are well. Your mom possesses a mighty gift, praying it'll be put back in use very soon! Lots of love to you & yours from Erin (Trumbo).

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Posted by Olufemi Oyetimein in Jos, Plateau Stat, Nigeria. @ 20:18 on Mar 19 2017

i really need a copy of Barry Taylor's album CD Fire For You. please how do i get a CD in Nigeria, Plateau State.
i will be very glad if i can.

Thank You

Posted by Janet in St. Louis, Missouri @ 20:41 on Sep 28 2011

How can I get a hold of the lyrics/chords for two of Barry's Christmas songs: "Baby King" and "Love Came Down At Christmas"? Thank you!

Posted by Debbie Drew in Costa Mesa Ca @ 21:22 on May 23 2009

How do I find out where to see Barry Taylor LIVE

Also how do I get his music or web site?

Thank you
God Bless

Posted by Tim Rossiter in Sawbridgeworth, Herts @ 20:51 on Mar 8 2008

I've just come across Barry's later album "Rio da Duvida" (The River of Doubt) which I really liked. Some tracks are quite similar to Dylan in his 'Slow Train Comming' era, others are a bit funky, and some almost ambient. Good lyrics as well.
Got it as a download from from Proost on,

Posted by Jim Schoch in Defiance Ohio @ 23:05 on Nov 7 2007

is an awesome utube video of barry singing in the bahamas

Posted by Dave in Fresno and Costa Mesa weekends @ 16:23 on May 23 2006

I saw Barry at Cao Beach Calvary Chapel last weekend. He is a wonderful speaker and a talented musician. I prefer his music when played solo rather than with a band. My spiritual culture is more one of reverence than of rock and roll. I hope the hear Barry again, both as a musician and as a speaker. My home is in Fresno, CA but I spend my weekends in Orange County, CA to spend time with the love of my life. I thank God for bringing us together.

Posted by kit in california @ 21:38 on May 21 2006

i just saw barry taylor in person at my church this sunday... he was AMAZING! His voice has a rough quality, a bit raw at times, totally engrossing and moving... really good stuff... then i went and bought his latest cd and was, well, shall i say, disappointed.. OVERPRODUCED... way, way, way overproduced.. this is a HUGE mistake to try to cover up the almost bob dylanesque quality that he portrays when he sings live. in person he is very unique and spontaneous, very moving.. on the cd he is almost unrecognizable as the person i saw today..just another pop voice..too bad, get a new producer!

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