Barry Crannell
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Barry Crannell

Wilsonville, Oregon, United States

Wilsonville, Oregon, United States
Band Folk Singer/Songwriter


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"What's been said..."

what they've said...

"Poetically resonant and stylistically diverse, Heart & Hammer communicates the many dimensions of the human heart through the delicate power of remarkable songs."
--Steve Cahill-- President, Songwriters Resource Network

"Moving songs about life and love sung with passion, warmth, and restraint in all the right's hard not to be empowered by this music..."
--Steve Seskin-- #1 Hit Songwriter "Don't Laugh At Me"

"...first-class musicians..."
--Kate Power--Artichoke Music

"...Julianna's warm and clear vocals and Barry's beautiful acoustic guitar are a treat for the ears...
Hopefully, we'll be hearing a lot more from Heart & Hammer."
--Rindy Ross-- Quarterflash, the Oregon Trail Band
- CD Baby quotes


Heart and Hammer's "Time Flies" CD - 2003

Tracks available on...
CDBaby and iTunes

Previous incarnations...

Crannell and Krevans "Welcome to the World" CD - 1997
Wildgeese "Celtic Music of the Northwest" - 1987



Barry got his first guitar as a gift - in a trapezoidal-shaped cardboard box. Rocked out, fingerpicked, dipped his toes in the classical world, took a wrong turn when he learned to play the banjo, forgave himself long enough to become a songwriter along the way.

Beyond his newfound presence as a solo performer, he's just as likely to be performing as an integral part of the duo, Heart and Hammer. His wife, Julianna Waters, is a prolific and adept songwriter in her own right.

Barry was a winner at the Kerrville Songwriting contest in 1997, a finalist at the Napa and Wildflower Songwriting Contests, and Barry and Julianna were both finalists at Kerrville in 2002.

Oh yeah, he won on the Gong Show with his friends, Kerry and, seriously