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Richard Berry

Richard Berry has been played on NTS shows including Diddy Wah, with Louie Louie first played on 22 September 2021.

Richard Berry (born in Extension, Louisiana on 11 April 1935; died 23 January 1997) was an American singer and songwriter, best known as the composer and original performer of the rock standard "Louie Louie" (released in 1957 by Richard Berry & The Pharaohs).

Berry moved with his family to Los Angeles as a baby. He began singing and playing in local doo-wop groups, recording with several of them including The Penguins, The Cadets and The Chimes, before joining The Flairs (who also recorded as The Debonaires…

Louie Louie
Richard Berry, The Pharaohs
Flip Records, Inc.1975
Louie Louie
Richard Berry, The PharaohsFlip Records, Inc.1975