Legendary

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Aurora Music is thrilled to announce that singer/songwriter Mary Barry has released her fifth independent recording entitled Legendary.
“Mary Barry has a seductive and compelling voice that is most evident when she sings about her native province of Newfoundland and Labrador. …[Legendary] a beautiful album, filled with such heartfelt feeling and emotion.”
-The Celtic Connection

“…Hearing Mary sing her contemporary pieces such as ‘Southside Hills of Home’ and ‘Over Bonne Bay’, one might easily mistake them for songs that have been part of Newfoundland’s traditional repertory for generations.”
– Le Gaboteur


  • Album: Legendary
    Year Released: 2014

    Arranged and produced by Ward Pike, “Legendary” is an intriguing collection of traditional and contemporary Newfoundland music. The album includes the classic “Let Me Fish Off Cape St. Mary’s”, and a touching rendition of Ron Hynes’ “Cape Spear”, as well as a number of original co-writes. Keeping with her French influences, the chanteuse also recorded an elegant and romantic version of the popular French folk song, “Vive la Rose”.

    “For some time now I’ve wanted to record an album that would blend traditional and contemporary Newfoundland songs,” says Barry. “My father was a balladeer singer from Red Island and though he died when I was quite young, I still have crystal clear memories of his tenor voice soaring while walking the shores of

  • Arranged and produced by Ward Pike, Comfort Cove Studio, St. John’s
    Mastered by Jason Whelan at the Sound Solution, St. John’s


  • Ward Pike – guitar, mandolin, banjo, background vocals
    Charlie Barfoot – guitar
    Bill Brennan – piano
    Kathie Rose – flute, background vocals
    Janis Campbell – violin
    Brittany Pike – violin
    Paul Kinsman – accordion
    Jack Daw – acoustic and electric bass
    Rob Lee – drums, percussion
    Fred Norman – drums
    Sherry Ryan – background vocals

  • Cape Spear
    Let Me Fish off Cape St. Mary’s
    Pas de Meilleure Vie
    Southside Hills of Home
    The Fog Song
    Keg of Brandy
    Vive La Rose
    Follow the Setting Sun
    Fisherman’s Waltz
    Over Bonne Bay
    The Parting Glass