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Blind, deaf, 88yo grandfather launches music career on YouTube to beat isolation blues – ABC News

Cut off from friends and family during lockdown, Barry “Bazza” Morris became a YouTube sensation after writing a song about isolation blues.

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When Barry “Bazza” Morris took up music lessons at 84, he wasn’t searching for fame.
But the now 88-year-old, who is blind and deaf, has amassed a cult following since uploading an original song and film clip to YouTube called Barry’s Isolation Blues.
“I didn’t want my song on a hit parade,” Mr Morris said.
“But I knew that I was going to write a song, it was going to be popular and it would make people happy.”
Mr Morris’s song was inspired by the experience of being in lockdown at his retirement…

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