Len Barry Biography

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Name: Len Barry
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Published/Updated: Thu, 11 Apr 2013 20:16:49 +0000

Biography:
Len Barry (born Leonard Borisoff, 12 June 1942, West Philadelphia) was an American vocalist and musician. In 1958 he first appeared on record as the lead vocalist with The Boss-Tones, singing "Mope-Itty Mope". Barry also was a member of the singing group The Dovells from 1957 to 1963, before quitting to go solo. As a predominately blue-eyed soul singer, he recorded two hits in 1965 and 1966 for Decca Records: "1-2-3", and "Like A Baby", both of which made the Top Ten of the UK Singles Chart.

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