Richard Berry

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Birthday
11, 1935
Birthplace
Louisiana
Death Date
Jan 23, 1997 (61)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
11, 1935
Birthplace
Louisiana
Death Date
Jan 23, 1997 (61)

About

Singer and songwriter who wrote the song "Louie Louie" in 1955. It went on to be a hit for the band The Kingsmen, who released their version of the song in 1963. 

Before Fame

He joined doo-wop groups when he was younger, like The Penguins.

Trivia

The Kingsmen's "Louie Louie" was labeled one of the 500 greatest songs of all time by Rolling Stone magazine.

Family Life

He married Dorothy Adams in 1957; they had two children.

Associated With

He collaborated with Etta James.

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