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OL:
We'd like to Welcome the incredible
Tinker Barfield
R&B Bassist extraordinaire, Composer, Arranger & much more, to the
OL Oceanliner Notes Weekly
feature as our  Special Guest Artist!  Welcome Tinker,
and thank you for giving us & all of the OL site Visitors, for what will be a 7-part Interview on the... Oceanliner Notes Weekly Series,
for the entire week of 8/1/10.

OL:
Once again, thank you and welcome...

Tinker Barfield:
You're Welcome,
and thank you for having me on OL.

OL:
We'd like to start right off...your recent Radio Appearance on WBAI, which by courtesy of WBAI, our OL Viewers can listen right here, as you're being interviewed about your
long-standing career in the Music Business, spanning over a period of over 30 years. working as a Professional Bassist in so many different genres of music,
with so many superstars...

OL:
Tinker, if You can please share with us,
the many colors of your career in the
OL Oceanliner Notes Weekly series,
starting with your years in the Legendary Luther Vandross Band and the on-stage memories and miles covered during that magical time of Luther...?

Tinker Barfield:
I have the most wonderful and vivid memories of my time with Luther, who was an extraordinary artist! We laughed together, cried together, were disappointed together. We went through all the emotions of family. Luther hand picked everyone in his organization and it was quite an ensemble. Serious bus and truck tour!

Tinker Barfield:
And it progressively grew from one year to the next.

OL:
How did you come to join the
Luther
Vandross Band?

Tinker Barfield:
I got a call from Marcus Miller who was doing everything! He was working with Miles and couldn't do the tour. Nat Adderley Jr. was the MD for LV and they suggested to Luther to call me.  Luther agreed! Marcus called,
and I said, Yesssssssssssss!

OL:
What was it like working with Mr. Vandross?

Tinker Barfield:
Awesome! You learn so much on so many levels.

OL:
In the recording sessions with Luther,
what was his process approach on how he liked to record his tracks?

Tinker Barfield:
After deciding what he was going to record, he'd lay the rhythm tracks first. Depending on the song, he might sing, he might not. As the tracks grew he would add what he thought it needed to take it to the next level. If something wasn't quite right, or it needed something different,
he'd make that adjustment.
And the results speak for themselves.

OL:
In recording your bass tracks with Luther;
did your playing style approach differ from performing on his 'live shows with the band?

Tinker Barfield:
Yes! It was different. Playing live and recording in the studio are different. However, you can record a song with a live feel to it, like I've just recorded with
 "My Lover's Arms," or you can record a song with what I call a studio feel,
which is what I did on "I Miss You Mama."

OL:
What is your favorite Luther Vandross recording?

Tinker Barfield:
There's so many to choose from! Even if my life depended on it, It would be difficult.
 'So  Amazing', 'A House Is Not A Home',
'If This World Were Mine', 'Superstar', 'Dance With My Father',
'Anyone Who Had A Heart'
...

OL:
As a long-standing member of the LV Band,
if You can share with us, one of your
favorite memories with the other
Band members, while on tour?

Tinker Barfield:
After one of the concerts,
Michael Jackson's "Thriller" album

was all the rage.
Luther had dancers on that tour. All the guys were gathered together in the dressing room. Someone started singing Thriller and we all fell into place and starting doing the choreography! It was Amazing!

OL:
When you first picked up the bass and started playing, what was that moment like,
and was that always your first instrument?

Tinker Barfield:
It was a spiritual connection when I picked up the bass for the first time.
It was the instrument for me to express me.
My uncle brought me my first bass. My father wanted me to play guitar! And he provided a ton of guitars for me to choose from.
Couldn't play it for beans!

OL:
What's your favorite choice of bass instrument that you play with, now?

Tinker Barfield:
I've always liked the Fender Jazz Bass,
and still do!
I have a 1969 model that I love!

OL:
When you're on the road, how many bass instruments do You to take with you?

Tinker Barfield:
One! However, if I'm touring for a few months, then I'll take two or three.
It all depends on who I'm working with.

OL:
After being the Man on the Bass, the musical back-bone for so many, as WBAI Radio Host  Esther Armah echoes, you're now paused to add yet another exciting new chapter in your music career, but this time you're in the spotlight, front and center, as Tinker B., along with your group Lu-Fuki, officially known as, Tinker B. & Lu-Fuki. We know who Tinker B. is, so tell us about the origin name of Lu-Fuki, and what it means to You to now step out as the front man of your own group?

Tinker Barfield:
The name Lu-Fuki came from Alfa! She heard the term in a conversation she had with a college student. She mentioned it to me and
I loved it. The meaning of the name speaks about most of the musicians I know. We've been around for sometime and come from a deep place.  This experience of being front man is exhilarating! I'm absolutely loving it! With a little nerves on the side!

OL:
What genre or genres of music will
Tinker B. & Lu-Fuki
concentrate on mostly?

Tinker Barfield:
I come from a foundation of R&B and Funk!
I love all kinds of music. However, Duke and Miles said it best, "There's only two kinds of music. Good and Bad!"
I say, You can feel it or you can't!

OL:
You have 2 CD Singles out under the name of Tinker B. & Lu-Fuki "MY LOVER'S ARMS" and
"I MISS YOU MAMA." Just from the mp3 samplers we can listen to right here,
these are stellar tracks.

OL:
Starting with "My Lover's Arms" as your first release, featuring A REUNION,  all 3 Singers formerly of the famed Disco Group CHIC... What was it like to have your wife
Alfa Anderson,
along with Luci Martin & Norma Jean Wright,
to have all 3 singing on your original track?

Tinker Barfield:
It was a Blast! We had soooooo much fun.
I thank them very much for doing it;
giving of themselves... all out!
 It is history! They haven't worked together
since the days of Chic.

OL:
The track "My Lover's Arms" has a nice R&B dance shuffle feel to it. The hook is great and from the jump,
is infectious to the listening ear.

OL:
We look forward tomorrow in Part 2 of this 7 part Oceanliner Notes Weekly Interview, as Bassist Tinker Barfield shares some liner notes on the making of "MY LOVER'S ARMS" and the entire Musicians cast on this track.

OL:
Thank you very much Tinker,
for coming on as our Special Guest Artist.
Is there any music commentary you'd like to share with the viewers, as we conclude this OL Interview 1 of 7 segment?

Tinker Barfield:
Whatever you do! However you do it.
If it works for you and doesn't destroy,
 but builds, DO IT!
The world cannot exist without music.
You are needed! You are necessary!

OL:
Thank you Tinker Barfield.
We'll see You tomorrow!
And thank you all for visiting
OL's Oceanliner Notes Weekly! ...
Where there's a lot more to come with our Special Guest Artist of the week
R&B Bassist Great Tinker Barfield.


OL:
Welcome Back, Tinker. It's nice to have You on again, this being Part 2 of our 7 day Interview for
OL's Oceanliner Notes Weekly Series.

Thank you once again.
From where we last left off... Tell us about the making of your CD Single release of
"MY LOVER'S ARMS" in the Studio:  

Tinker Barfield:
A good time was had by all. The session started around 11:00 am. We used a great studio in Union City, NJ named Kaleidoscope Sound. The studio was recommended to me by my good friend and brother Steve Kroon. We cut the rhythm tracks first. Alfa sang lead while we cut the tracks.
That's a common practice.
You get the feel of the
vocalist and the track breaths. All the players move with the vibe of the vocalist.
I love cutting this way! When the tracks are done, we book the vocal session. Alfa and I do the vocal arrangements together,
but she conducts the vocal session.
She's a master at this! After the vocals,
if there's any additional sweetening,
we do that. 

Tinker Barfield:
Then it goes to the mix master:
Butch Jones @ Beat Haven

in Brooklyn, NY.
Butch does all of my mixing and mastering.
He's the best!

OL:
You have your wife Alfa Anderson,
formerly of CHIC, doing lead vocals on this track. If you will, can you take us through that process of how you both worked together on this track?  

Tinker Barfield:
I was working on the track.
I put the groove down and had a verse and a chorus. I told Alfa I thought this would be a good song for her, Luci and Norma.
She agreed and went to work writing the second verse and shaping the song to fit her style. Once that was done, we layed the demo, listened to it and she called
Norma
and Luci.

OL:
And joining Alfa on this track, once again, Luci Martin and Norma Jean Wright,
but this time officially as the group,
A REUNION.
What a historic moment that must have been in the studio, for the former Singers of CHIC to get back together again. Take us there with that...

Tinker Barfield:
These women had so much fun doing this project together, they decided to cut a CD of their own! To be continued!

OL:
And to top it off, this great cast of Musicians on the "My Lover's Arms" track, speaks for itself, but still we'd like you to tell us about your recording sessions with each of them...

Tinker Barfield:
 The session was wonderful. Great vibe,
alot of energy, a very high level of musicianship! Lu-Fuki through and through!  But how could it not be with the likes of
Nat Adderley Jr.
on Piano,
Pete Cannarozzi
on Keys,
Dave Chun
on Guitar,
Bernard Davis
on Drums.  

Tinker Barfield:
With a section like this you can't go wrong! No matter what you do,
it's gonna turn out great!
Much love to all of my brothers.  

OL:
In general,
do your prefer to record your tracks 'live'?

Tinker Barfield:
Yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes!
And did I mention, Yes!  

OL:
Hip-Hop and much of the new music today,
is vibing off of sampling early 'live' recordings classics of yesterday.
How do you feel about that?

Tinker Barfield:
The musicians from my generation have a problem with this.
I had a problem with this in the beginning.  

Tinker Barfield:
However, these youngsters taught me a great deal from what they've accomplished.
We forget when Rock & Roll was first introduced. There was a mighty backlash!
Ask someone who went to Church if you were allowed to bring a guitar into Church at one time. When Be-Bop was introduced,
it wasn't accepted either.  

Tinker Barfield:
Even though some will say, in those cases there was live instrumentation, melody, harmony and rhythm. This generation used the tools that were available to them to create a force that was undeniable!
I think that's Awesome!

OL:
As one of the Music Industry's top Bassists
in demand for recording and touring;
when songwriting, do you write your music while on the road, and what's the best type of setting for you?

Tinker Barfield:
It varies from day to day. It all depends on the mood I'm in. For me there is no 
best setting. However, If I'm in a certain location, it does tend to influence the mood of the song. When in Brazil, the mood is festive. When in California,
the mood is laid back.
When in Japan, the mood is gracious.  

OL:
On many R&B and Pop hits, there's not a music lover who hasn't heard at least one of your bass tracks hitting the airwaves.
Who do you listen to?  

Tinker Barfield:
I have soooo many Bassists that I like; and for different reasons. Chuck Rainy is one of my favorites. James Jamison, Ron Carter,
Will Lee, Bernard Edwards, Marcus Miller, Victor Wooten, Esperanza Spalding, Sting, Paul McCartney,
and Flea...
just to name a few.  

OL:
Tinker, as you're releasing some of the new tracks singles from your upcoming
Tinker B. & LuFuki CD Release,
we see that
Video-taped recording sessions are featured. The world of Video, how do you like it?

Tinker Barfield:
I love the world of Video. You get a chance to perform and have it captured. As well you get a chance to observe others practicing
Lu-Fuki!
  

OL:
Thank you, Tinker. You're the best.
We look forward tomorrow in Part 3 of this 7 part Oceanliner Notes Weekly Interview,
as Bassist Tinker Barfield takes us along, onstage on his long-standing tours with the one and only
Songwriting Legends Ashford & Simpson

OL:
Thank you very much Tinker,
for coming on as our Special Guest Artist.
Is there any music commentary you'd like to share with the viewers, as we conclude this OL Interview 2 of 7 segment?  

Tinker Barfield:
As Muhammed Ali said,
 "Do something! Shake up the World!"
  
OL:
Thank you Tinker Barfield.
We'll see you tomorrow!
And thank you all for visiting
OL's Oceanliner Notes Weekly!
...
Where there's a lot more to come
with our Special Guest Artist of the week
R&B Bassist Great Tinker Barfield.


OL:
Welcome Back, Tinker. It's nice to have You on again, this being Part 3 of our 7 day Interview for OL's Oceanliner Notes Weekly Series. Thank you once again.
On the OL Concert Watch...
 We got a chance to see you in action, On-stage at the Ashford & Simpson Concert at the Tarrytown Music Hall last year! What a show that was.
We could see that you were having a great time on-stage, You All sounded great! 

Tinker Barfield:
Thank you. It was fun! It's a joy and a privilege to work with Ashford & Simpson. They are truly the "Dynamic Duo!"
I always have a good time working
with them.  

OL:
You've been a part of the Ashford & Simpson Band for a number of years.How do you feel that this Legendary Songwriting team influenced the world of R&B music as a whole?

Tinker Barfield:
 I feel wonderful about it. They are very deserving! Just look at the body of material that they penned! Just to name a few: 'You're All I need',
'Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing',
'Reach Out and Touch',
 'Your Precious Love',
'Ain't No Mountain High Enough',
'Solid As A Rock', 'I'm Every Woman'.
 How could you not be
influenced and inspired!

OL:
Well said Tinker,
and how enriched we all are,
with these great songs of a lifetime!

OL:
As it would be wonderfully difficult, just as it was in the 1st segment of this Interview about Luther Vandross recordings, because there are so many great songs that they have written together, we'll ask you anyway,
on this segment as well;
What is your favorite
Ashford & Simpson
song?  

Tinker Barfield:
Again, there's soooooo many great ones. However, these are a few of my favorites. 'Gimme Something Real',
'Somebody Told a LIe', 'Sell the House', 'Nobody Knows the Inside',
'I Don't Need No Doctor',
all the songs from the previous question.
THEY JUST HAVE THE JUICE!

OL:
Ashford & Simpson Concerts, sometimes performing at many outdoor Ampi-Theaters worldwide... As part of the huge audiences, OL has seen both outdoor and indoor Theater Ashford & Simpson Concerts. Either way,
a pretty incredible show, with all of their classic R&B hits. Not only do they perform songs written for other great Artists,
but highlight of course their own soul hits
and superstar Singing Duo.  

OL:
 Happily Tinker, you have said that
Ashford & Simpson
are your mentors and a major influence. If you can bring full circle as to how their influence relates to your own Solo Career and how You and your wife Alfa, make music together for all the world
 to hear?

Tinker Barfield:
The aesthetic of Nick and Val, the work ethic, the lyrical content, the music,
the look, the production! They have so much going for them in so many ways. I draw from their experience and make them mine.
Add my twist to it and you've got,
Tinker B. & Lu-Fuki!
The fact that they've been together all these years is an influence. Even Luther was influenced by
Ashford and Simpson.
  

Tinker Barfield:
With Alfa and I, there is no set way that we do anything! It depends on what we're looking to achieve at that particular moment. Late night, early morning,
Florida, Texas, New York, it doesn't matter. We are very open with each other.
If she doesn't like something, she tells me.
If I don't like something, I tell her. Everything, from soup to nuts! 

OL:
Thank you very much Tinker, for coming on as our Special Guest Artist.
Is there any music commentary you'd like to share with the viewers, in concluding this
OL Interview
3 of 7 segment?

Tinker Barfield:
You are the next Great Music Trend!
Explore the Possibilities!

OL:
Thank you, Tinker. We look forward tomorrow in Part 4 of this 7 part
Oceanliner Notes Weekly Interview
,
as Bassist Tinker Barfield gives us a One-liner Interview on  the next segment.
And thank you all for visiting
OL's Oceanliner Notes Weekly!
...

OL:
Welcome Back, Tinker. It's nice to have You on again, this being Part 4 of our 7 day Interview for OL's Oceanliner Notes Weekly Series. We're at the segment Interview feature, where we introduce a 'one word'  Interview question to You, Tinker, and if you can you please playback a Oneliner Commentary Note for the OL Visitors,
that would be cool!
Okay here we go!

OL:
Sound?
Tinker Barfield:
Ubiquitous

OL:
Sunset?
Tinker Barfield:
Awe-inspiring 

OL:
Soul?
Tinker Barfield:
Heartbeat

OL:
Song?
Tinker Barfield:
Emotion

OL:
Mystery?
Tinker Barfield:
Intrigue

OL:
Laughter?
Tinker Barfield:
Joy 

OL:
Spin?
Tinker Barfield:
Movement

OL:
Bring?
Tinker Barfield:
Evoke 

OL:
Give?
Tinker Barfield:
Heart

OL:
Take?
Tinker Barfield:
One 

OL:
Thank you very much Tinker, for coming on as our Special Guest Artist.
Is there any music commentary you'd like to share with the viewers, in concluding this
OL Interview 4 of 7 segment?

Tinker Barfield:
Lu-Fuki!

OL:
Thank you, Tinker. We look forward tomorrow in Part 5 of this 7 part
 Oceanliner Notes Weekly Interview
,
as Bassist Tinker Barfield takes us
All Around The World in One day...
To his favorite places and venues to play, while on tour... on the next segment.
And thank you all for visiting
OL's Oceanliner Notes Weekly!
...

OL:
Welcome Back, Tinker. It's nice to have You on again, this being Part 5 of our 7 day Interview for OL's Oceanliner Notes Weekly Series. We're at the segment Interview feature, where we get to go with You, Tinker, Around The World in One Day...!
Tour Locations and all!

OL:
With all of the great Superstars you've toured with all over the world, what would be the number one tour location that would
stand-out the most to You and why?  

Tinker Barfield:
Nice, France! The south of France is absolutely gorgeous! The scenery is breath taking. There's a laid back kind of openness there. The food is good, too.
  
OL:
How do the audiences in the states in general, differ from audiences abroad,
or do they differ at all?

Tinker Barfield:
When audiences in the states as well as abroad like something, they like it! The difference is the loyalty. I find that the audiences abroad are much more faithful and supportive of the artist they like. 

OL:
You must have some photo collection from your years of touring.
Do you have a favorite pix?

Tinker Barfield:
No, I don't have an extensive collection of photos. I actually got alot of the photos
 I have from Steve Kroon. He took a 747 full of pictures on all the tours we've done together for years! Since digital cameras came into being,
I've started taking more photos.
There is one photo that comes to mind and that is a photo of Luther with the musicians in his band. It was a nice moment and a great picture! Side note:
Steve Kroon
has that photo. 

OL:
The traveling Musician that you are, do you find that just the mere process of touring has changed in the way that you tour today? Like the length of a tour and how you travel?  

Tinker Barfield:
Back then, when we went on tour, we went on tour! We were gone for months at a time. We had itineraries that lasted 6 months to a year! Sometimes longer. Today's tours consist of a lot less dates. There are very good reasons for that. Travel has always been the same. It depends on the artist you're working with. That determines the mode of travel.  Tour Bus, Commercial Airliner, Private Jet, Car, Limo, it all depends on who the artist is! 

OL:
What's the tour location
that you've played a lot in?

Tinker Barfield:
I've toured the US mostly. From Maine to California. I've pretty much been there over and over and even over again!
 And I've loved every minute of it. 

OL:
We're all very much looking forward to seeing 'Tinker B. & Lu-Fuki' touring shows, here in New York and abroad. Will you be touring right after the release of your upcoming new CD Release?

Tinker Barfield:
When the full CD is completed,
we are planning on touring.
People can visit the website for all tour information and updates.  

OL:
Thank you very much Tinker, for coming on as our Special Guest Artist.
Is there any music commentary you'd like to share with the viewers, in concluding this
OL
Interview 5 of 7 segment?

Tinker Barfield:
Miles once told one of his musicians, SPACE!  

OL:
Thank you, Tinker. We look forward tomorrow in Part 6 of this 7 part
Oceanliner Notes Weekly Interview
, as Bassist Tinker Barfield takes the OL viewers even deeper into the liner notes of his career and wish list ...on  the next segment.
And thank you all for visiting
OL's Oceanliner Notes Weekly!
...

OL:
Welcome Back, Tinker.
It's nice to have You on again, this being
Part 6 of our 7 day Interview for
OL's Oceanliner Notes Weekly Series.

We're at the segment Interview feature,
as we learn about other key parts of your illustrious career! 

OL:
What Artist, preceding your lifetime would you like to have met and/or worked with?
  
Tinker Barfield:
I would loved to have met Duke Ellington and Louie Armstong. I would have loved to play with Jimmy Hendrix!
 Even though he's of my generation.

OL:
Tinker, if you had to pick one song that would describe You,
What song would that be and why?

Tinker Barfield:
Ashford and Simpson's Gimme Something Real!  This is what I look for in life! 

OL:
Are there any Artists that you'd like to work with, now or in the near future?  

Tinker Barfield:
At this stage of it, it's more about collaboration. I'd love to collaborate on something with Martha Redbone,
Alicia keys
and it would just be awesome to do something with Ashford and Simpson. 

OL:
What advice would you give the
beginning young Bass Player,
on getting started in the Music Business? 

Tinker Barfield:
 It all depends on what the young bass player's objective is. If he/she just wants to play bass for the musicality of it, take courses, play with bands, jam with people; then you will learn what you like most and where you wanna be. If you want to make money, become an entrepreneur!

OL:
Your Career credits include recording music for Films. Would writing music for film be another layer of your career for You?

Tinker Barfield:
Absolutely! I would love to score for films.
I love what John Williams, Danny Elfman and Terrance Blanchard among others have done in and for films. 

OL:
What's your favorite Film?

Tinker Barfield:
Right Now, the Book of Eli!  

OL:
Your impressive career credits also extend to playing on Broadway.
Tell us about your experience in playing in the orchestra pit?  

Tinker Barfield:
It was a whole lot of fun! Playing in the pit, you don't get to see the audience, so you can sometimes dress the way you want.
You are lead by a conductor, which is great. So you have to watch for cues.
You have all these instruments
surrounding you  

Tinker Barfield:
 playing all this wonderful music.
And until you learn the music, you must read your part. It keeps you totally engaged!
Loved it! It's an experience I think every musician should have. It teaches you a great deal about arrangements also.

OL:
In the Broadway Orchestra pit, how does accompanying a full cast in a Musical, compare with a 'live' show,
superstar performance?  

Tinker Barfield:
For me it's not a matter of comparison,
It's a matter of preference. Each requires a different technique and skill set.
I love playing for a live audience. The energy, the emotion, the spontaneity!
The art of performance! Ahhhhhhhhhhhh!  

OL:
What genre of new music
are you writing now, as we speak?

Tinker Barfield:
Lu-Fuki! What else!  

OL:
Thank you very much Tinker, for coming on as our Special Guest Artist.
Is there any music commentary you'd like to share with the viewers, in concluding this
 OL Interview 6 of 7 segment?

Tinker Barfield:
Give all to everything you choose to do!
What comes back to you is what you give!  

OL:
Thank you, Tinker. We look forward tomorrow in Part 7 of this 7 part Oceanliner Notes Weekly Interview,
as Bassist Tinker Barfield gives us his closing music liner notes on R&B Music Today!
...as OL concludes the Interview with this great Artist ..on  the next segment.
And thank you all for visiting
OL's Oceanliner Notes Weekly!
...

OL:
Welcome Back, Tinker. It's nice to have You on again, this being Part 7 of our 7 day Interview for OL's Oceanliner Notes Weekly Series. As we have reached the closing segment of this Interview feature, OL would first like to thank You, Tinker, for giving such and enlightening and informative Interview  Its been fun hanging out with You for the week...!  

Tinker Barfield:
You're welcome. Thank you for featuring me on OL's Oceanliner Notes. Its been fun for me too and interesting. Loved some of the questions that where asked. Caused me to visit Lu-Fuki!   

OL:
We wish you much continued success in your illustrious career, Tinker. For this Interview, if you will, please give us your closing liner note  thoughts on R&B Music today and your closing music commentary quote?
Thank you.
  
Tinker Barfield:
R&B music today has a different flavor!
It's not Otis Redding, Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Betty Wright,
Johnny Taylor, Wilson Pickett...
It's Usher, Beyonce, Alicia Keys, Ne-Yo, Chris Brown, Rhianna... and the younger groups duplicating these artists.
When I listen to radio, to their credit,
it's stated very clearly.

Tinker Barfield:
Today's R&B! I love to see generational creativity. If you do not allow someone to be creative and innovative with what they're doing, then why be! We all have creative license given by a higher authority.
That license comes with responsibility. Someone is always watching and emulating what you do. So be responsible and do the best you can in everything that you do,
bring Lu-Fuki!!!!!!  

OL:
There are those that with the career that R&B Bassist great, Tinker Barfield has...
which spanned over 30 years, could feel a lifetime of career accomplishments of having worked with so many in the music business, and be happy with that. But if you're in the mindset like Tinker Barfield, as he himself summed it up in one word,
earlier in this OL Interview..."Movement."
So on that note, we very much look for Tinker Barfield to 'move' us with many more notes, songs, tracks, performances & spirit...sharing his talents with the world,
the ultimate musical experience!  

OL:
Thank you, to R&B Bassist Tinker Barfield, And thank you all for visiting
OL's Oceanliner Notes Weekly!


Playlist samples:
R&B Bassist Great
TINKER BARFIELD
1. My Lover's Arms  - CD Single
2. I Miss You Mama - CD Single
3. Money Power - 'It Is What It Is' CD - Tinker B. & Lu-Fuki
4. WBAI NY Radio Show Appearance -  Radio Host: Esther Armah 7/22/10 Radio Interview
Special Guest Artist Online Interview Feature...
TINKER BARFIELD
R&B BASSIST GREAT
https://www.facebook.com/keospmusic
Original  OL Records Artist Interview: 8/1/10 - 8/7/10


AllMusic.com - Tinker Barfield Bio
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OL Quote Pick of the
Guest Artist's Interview!

"Give all to everything you choose to do! What comes back to you is what you give!"

...Tinker Barfield

'It Is What It Is' CD by Tinker B. & Lu-Fuki on CDBaby.com