Paul Barrett

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Paul "Legs" Barrett
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Paul 'Legs' Barrett in his office
Background information
Birth namePaul Franklyn Barrett
Born(1940-12-14)14 December 1940
OriginBlackwood, Wales
Died20 January 2019(2019-01-20) (aged 78)
Occupation(s)Rock and roll music manager and agent, author
Years active1958–2019
Associated actsShakin' Stevens and the Sunsets, Dave Edmunds, Wee Willie Harris, Bill Haley and the Comets, The Jets, Matchbox, Crazy Cavan and the Rhythm Rockers, Screaming Jay Hawkins, Linda Gail Lewis.

Paul Franklyn "Legs" Barrett (14 December 1940 – 20 January 2019) was a British talent agent and manager. He also was an actor. Barrett was the discoverer, mentor and first manager of Shakin' Stevens during the 1960s and 1970s. He also managed Wee Willie Harris, Bill Haley's original Comets, the Jets, Matchbox, Crazy Cavan and the Rhythm Rockers and Linda Gail Lewis.

Barrett died on 20 January 2019 at the age of 78.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Paul Barrett". Penarth Times. Retrieved 21 February 2019.