94-year-old crooner still hitting the high notes

April 5, 2015 4:30 AM

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For 94-year-old musician Tony Barrie of Saugus and pianist John Carmilia of Wakefield, their theory is that people need to be motivated to participate in life. If they're lacking that participation, they have nothing, Barrie said.

The partners travel to senior centers and continuing care facilities, such as Braeburn Gardens in Brooksby Village, and perform engaging songs that get the participants going.

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