Len Barry
Roc-N-Roll Graffiti Recorded Live in Nashville, Tn. 1999

#2 in 1965

Len Barry was born Leonard Borisoff, June 12, 1942, in West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Born and raised in Philadelphia, It was not until he entered military service and had occasion to sing with the Army bands, and was so encouraged by the response of his soldier audiences, that he decided to make music a career. Upon his discharge from military service, Barry returned home to Philadelphia and joined The Dovells as their lead singer. His is the lead voice on their best selling records "Bristol Stomp", "Hully Gully Baby" and "You Can't Sit Down." Both "1-2-3" and "Like a Baby" were composed by Barry, John Madara and Dave White, one of the original Juniors from Danny & the Juniors. Barry also covered "Treat Her Right" by another blue-eyed soul act, Roy Head and the Traits.
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