Len Barry

Len Barry

Real Name:
Leonard W. Borisoff
Profile:
Blue-eyed soul vocalist Len Barry paced several hits of the early '60s, both as a member of Dovells and as a solo act. Born in Philadelphia in 1942, he debuted on wax as the vocalist for the 1958 single "Mope-Itty Mope," as recorded by the Boss-Tones. He formed the group that became Dovells in 1957, and sang along on their Top Ten hits "The Bristol Stomp" and "You Can't Sit Down." Barry quit the group in late 1963 though, and soon signed with Decca as a solo act. The single "1-2-3" became a big hit in 1965, and just missed topping the charts. Amidst quickly changing times, however, Barry hit the Top 40 just twice more, with the early 1966 follow-ups "Like a Baby" and "Somewhere" (the latter from West Side Story). He continued performing his entertaining stage act, and later moved into production as well.
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Len Barry Discography

Albums

C 1082 Len Barry Sings With The Dovells (Album) Cameo C 1082 US 1963 Sell This Version
DL 74720 Len Barry 1-2-3 (Album) Decca DL 74720 US 1965 Sell This Version
LPM-3823 Len Barry My Kind Of Soul (Album) RCA Victor LPM-3823 US 1967 Sell This Version
BDS 5105 Len Barry Ups And Downs(LP, Album) Buddah Records BDS 5105 US 1972 Sell This Version
GXTV 108813/14 Quincy Jones / Fleetwoods* / Len Barry / Gentrys* Quincy Jones / Fleetwoods* / Len Barry / Gentrys* - Voices Of Vista No. 17(LP, Promo) Vista (4) GXTV 108813/14 US Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

31788 Len Barry Lip Sync (To The Tongue Twisters) (Single) Decca 31788 US 1965 Sell This Version
10672 Len Barry 1-2-3 (EP) Brunswick 10672 France 1965 Sell This Version
32011 Len Barry I Struck It Rich (Single) Decca 32011 US 1965 Sell This Version
0 5942 Len Barry 1 - 2 - 3 (Single) Decca 0 5942 Netherlands 1965 Sell This Version
SDGE 81119 Len Barry 1 - 2 - 3 (EP) MCA Records SDGE 81119 Spain 1965 Sell This Version
EP-284 Len Barry 1 - 2 - 3(7", EP) Arton Records EP-284 Israel 1965 Sell This Version
DX-11122 Len Barry 1 - 2 - 3(7", EP) Festival Records DX-11122 Australia 1965 Sell This Version
7-34346 Len Barry 1-2-3(7", Jukebox) Decca 7-34346 US 1965 Sell This Version
31969 Len Barry It's That Time Of The Year / Happily Ever After (Single) Decca 31969 US 1966 Sell This Version
05949 Len Barry Like A Baby (Single) Decca 05949 UK 1965 Sell This Version
31923 Len Barry Somewhere (Single) Decca 31923 US 1966 Sell This Version
05955 Len Barry It's A Crying Shame / Somewhere (Single) Decca 05955 UK 1966 Sell This Version
32054 Len Barry You Baby / Would I Love You? (Single) Decca 32054 US 1966 Sell This Version
60.005 Len Barry It's A Crying Shame(7", EP) Decca 60.005 France 1966 Sell This Version
SCE-12263-A Len Barry Keem-O-Sabe(7", Promo) Scepter Records SCE-12263-A US 1966 Sell This Version
60.001 M Len Barry 1-2-3(7", EP, Mono) Decca 60.001 M 1966 Sell This Version
RCA 1588 Len Barry Our Love / The Moving Finger Writes (Single) RCA Victor RCA 1588 UK 1967 Sell This Version
47-9275 Len Barry Rainy Side Of The Street / All Those Memories (Single) RCA Victor 47-9275 US 1967 Sell This Version
47-9150 Len Barry The Moving Finger Writes (Single) RCA Victor 47-9150 US 1967 Sell This Version
47-9348 Len Barry The ABC's Of Love(7", Single, Promo) RCA Victor 47-9348 US 1967 Sell This Version

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