Died: January 23, 1997, Los Angeles, California, USA
American R'n'B and vocal group singer, songwriter and musician. Recorded most actively in the 1950's and 1960's. He performed and recorded with many of the doo-wop bands based out of Fremont High School. Most notably he wrote and recorded the original "Louie, Louie," later performed by The Kingsmen. Once the subject of an annual marathon by California college radio station KFJC, it is the second the most-covered song in in the history of rock music.
Married to Dorothy Berry.
Richard Berry Discography Tracks
- 15 Vocals
- 5 Instruments & Performance
- 692 Writing & Arrangement
- 2 Featuring & Presenting
- 1 Production