Barry Frosty Smith

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Experience

Drums & Percussion, Soulhat (Austin, TX) – Retired

  • 1991-Released Live At The Black Cat Lounge (Currant Records)
  • 1992 Licensed Outdebox to Spindletop Records
  • 1993 Signed to Sony/Epic Records (NY,NY)
  • 1994 Released Good To Be Gone (Epic)

Texas Recording & Performing

  • Alejandro Escovido
  • Omar and the Howlers
  • Delbert McClinton
  • Doug Sahm and the Texas Mavericks
  • Texana Dames
  • Tex Thomas & the Danglin’ Wranglers
  • W.C. Clark Blues Review
  • Numerous appearances on Austin City Limits (PBS)
  • The Texas Connection (TNN)

National Recording & Performing

  • Lee Michaels
  • Sly & the Family Stone
  • Parliament/Funkadelic
  • Rare Earth
  • Steve Miller Blues Band
  • numerous Mowtown recording sessions
  • numerous jingles and commercials
  • 1969-1970 San Francisco and Los Angeles

Endorsements

  • Vader Stick Company -Contact: John Dawkes
  • Fibes Drums -Contact: Tommy/ Tommy’s Drum Shop
  • Purecussion -Contact: Kent Peterson
  • Sabian Cymbals -Contact: Bobby Boos
  • Aquarian Products -Contact: Benny Ortiz

Awards & Citations

  • Austin Music Awards: Best Drummer (1987, 1988, 1989, 1992, 1993)
  • Austin Music Awards: Best Rock Band (Soulhat, 1993)
  • Austin Music Awards: Best Cassette (Soulhat Live at the Black Cat Lounge)
  • Drums & Drumming: “Most Innovative Drummers of the 1960s”

Partial Discography

  • Lee Michaels – Lee Michaels (1969 – A&M Records)
  • Lee Michaels – Barrel (1970 – A&M Records)
  • Lee Michaels – Tailface (1971 – A&M Records)
  • Sweathog – Sweathog (1972 – Columbia Records)
  • Sweathog – Halleluja (1973 – Columbia Records)
  • Creation – Creation (1973 – Atlantic Records)
  • Parliment/Funkadelic – Let’s Take It To The Stage (1974 – Westbound)
  • Rare Earth – Back To Earth (1974 – Motown Records)
  • Rare Earth – Midnight (1976 – Motown Records)
  • Delbert McClinton – Play’n From The Heart (1980 – Capricorn Records)
  • Butch Hancock Own and Own (1989 – Sugar Hill Records)
  • Texas Mavericks – Texas Mavericks
  • Texana Dames – Texana Dames (1990 – Amazing Records)
  • Tex Thomas – Screamin’ Sixela (1989)
  • Soul Hat – Live At The Black Cat (1991 – Currant Records)
  • Soulhat – Outdebox (1992 – Currant Records)
  • Soulhat – Good to Be Gone (1994 – Epic Records)
  • Soulhat – Soulhat (1998 – SHAT Records)
  • Soulhat – Experiment on a Flat Plane (2000 – Terminus Records)