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Len Barry
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Barry in 1990
Background information
Birth name Leonard Borisoff
Born (1942-06-12)June 12, 1942
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died November 5, 2020(2020-11-05) (aged 78)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Genres Blue-eyed soul
Occupation(s)
  • Musician
  • songwriter
  • record producer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1958–2020
Labels
  • Cameo-Parkway
  • Brunswick
  • RCA
  • Decca
Associated acts The Dovells

Len Barry (born Leonard Borisoff; June 12, 1942 – November 5, 2020) was an American singer-songwriter and record producer. Performing with The Dovells, he was known for singing "Bristol Stomp" and "1-2-3".

On June 25, 2019, The New York Times Magazine listed Len Barry among hundreds of artists whose material was reportedly destroyed in the 2008 Universal fire.

Barry died on November 5, 2020 at a hospital in Philadelphia from myelodysplastic syndrome, aged 78.

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