BARRY'S GREATEST HITS -- The Original Masters
features 11 of Len Barry's greatest hits, including "1-2-3"
and "Like A Baby." They are from the original masters,
recorded in 1965, not re-recorded sides. Len co-wrote 9 of
the songs on this historical CD. These songs show Len Barry's
incredible talent with a style that was uniquely his own.
achieved worldwide success with his #1 record, "1-2-3,"
written by Len and the record producing/songwriting team of John
Madara & Dave White. What followed were two other smash
hits, "Like A Baby," again written by Len and Madara &
White, and "Somewhere," written by Leonard Bernstein and
Stephen Sondheim for the film "Westside Story."
All 11 songs were produced by Madara & White.
going out on his own as a solo artist, Len Barry achieved success
as the lead singer of The Dovells. They had several top 20
hits, including the #2 record, "Bristol Stomp" and "You
Can't Sit Down," which reached #3.
CD contains valuable information on the arranger and musicians who
played on each song, the year the song was recorded and the studio
where it was recorded.
CD is presented by John Madara. Besides producing all 11 songs
and co-writing with Len seven of the songs on this CD, including
"1-2-3," Madara & White wrote and produced such timeless
classics as "At The Hop" (Danny And The Juniors), "The
Fly" (Chubby Checker), and "You Don't Own Me" (Leslie
Gore). These and countless other hits by Madara & White
helped to create "The Sound of Philadelphia."
historical CD a part of your oldies record collection!
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