Barnaby Bye

Barnaby Bye were an American pop-rock band from NYC that released two albums on Atlantic in 1973/74. Peppy Castro hailed from the Blues Magoos and subsequently surfaced in hard-rockers Wiggy Bits and Balance. Twin brothers Bobby and Billy Alessi continued as a singing/songwriting duo. Drummer Mike Ricciardella came from psych-rockers The Illusion and later recorded an album apiece with Wiggy Bits, Network, and Aviator.

Members: Bobby Alessi (guitar, bass, vocals), Billy Alessi (keyboards, vocals), Peppy Castro (guitar, bass, vocals), Mike Ricciardella (drums, vocals)


  • Room to Grow (1973)
  • Touch (1974)

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