Tracey: You have a very British sounding name. Where does your name originate?
Barrington Scott Henderson: My dear grandmother (bless her heart) gave me my first name and my mother gave me my middle name.
Tracey: Are you feeling loved in 2006 or in need of a bit of love?
Barrington Scott Henderson: Yes, I’m in need of love - universally speaking.
Tracey: You have recorded with people like Roy Ayers, Spyro Gyra & Denise Williams. Any plans in the near future to record with anyone else?
Barrington Scott Henderson: I’m open for it - anything is possible.
Tracey: Your mother, Joyce, was a jazz vocalist. This must have made a big impression on you as you were growing up. Was anyone else in your family musical?
Barrington Scott Henderson: My stepfather - James Vaughn was a jazz pianist.
Tracey: Your professional career started in the 80’s. How did that come about? What gave you your first breakthrough into the music world?
Barrington Scott Henderson: My first breakthrough came (which started my professional career) through a management contact to work with the Dramatics.
Tracey: What is the one thing you value most in life?
Barrington Scott Henderson: God!
Tracey: As a member of the Temptations from 1998-2003, what was the temptation in becoming a solo artist?
Barrington Scott Henderson: Having full expression of my music.
Tracey: With being in three groups previously (The Dramatics, Lakeside and the Temptations) and having the company of the other guys, how does it feel to be a solo performer?
Barrington Scott Henderson: It’s challenging, but free - again having full expression is what I appreciate.
Tracey: What do you enjoy doing in your spare time, which hobbies do you have? Do you play any basketball?
Barrington Scott Henderson: Writing songs - shooting pool is a hobby and yes I do play basketball.
Tracey: Tell me a little bit about your solo album "Best Kept Secret"? Do you have a favourite track from the album?
Barrington Scott Henderson: ‘Sorry’ would be my favourite track from Best Kept Secret.
Tracey: So, what is the secret, or shortly to be - the ex-secret (he, he)?
Barrington Scott Henderson: My song writing and producing abilities.
Tracey: What/who makes you laugh?
Barrington Scott Henderson: I make myself laugh.
Tracey: Paella or Pizza? Red Wine or Beer?
Barrington Scott Henderson: Pizza - Light Beer.
Tracey: Bo, you are a singer, performer, writer and producer. Where do you find the inspiration for all your creativity? Is it something, which comes naturally to you?
Barrington Scott Henderson: I get my inspiration from Life.
Tracey: Thank you for completing this interview and I wish you continued success for the years ahead. From our little part of the universe here at Just Soul, I hope you are feeling the love we feel for you & your music.
Bo informed me he is currently working on some new material & hopes to have the opportunity of performing on this side of the world again - let’s hope so.