Richard Berry

US singer/songwriter, composed Louie Louie. Born 11 April 1935. Died 23 January 1997
Richard Berry
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1935-04-11
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Richard Berry

Richard Berry Biography (Wikipedia)

Richard Berry, Jr. (April 11, 1935 – January 23, 1997) was an African-American singer, songwriter and musician, who performed with many Los Angeles doo-wop and close harmony groups in the 1950s, including The Flairs and The Robins.

He is best known as the composer and original performer of the rock standard "Louie Louie". The song went on to be a hit for The Kingsmen, becoming one of the most recorded songs of all time; however, Berry received little financial benefit for writing it until the 1980s, having signed away his rights to the song in 1959. In that same year, he wrote and released "Have Love, Will Travel", which has been played by many other artists.

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Pretty Brown Eyes
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Pretty Brown Eyes
Richard Berry & The Pharaohs
Besame Mucho
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Besame Mucho

Besame Mucho

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Richard Berry & The Pharaohs
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Louie Louie
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Louie Louie
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Have Love Will Travel
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Have Love Will Travel
Ensemble correspondances
Louie Louie
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Louie Louie
The Pharaohs & Richard Berry
Louie & Louie
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Louie & Louie

Louie & Louie

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Mad About You Baby
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Mad About You Baby
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Crazy Lover
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Crazy Lover
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Mad About You
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Mad About You
Richard Berry
Yama Yama Pretty Mama
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Yama Yama Pretty Mama
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