Jeff Barry

Jeff Barry was a member of A&M Records' artists and repertoire staff. He told Goldmine, "I didn't make a whole lot of records. I was going through a lot of personal things...but I loved A&M. I had such a good time there, I forgot to make hits." Among the work Barry produced for A&M were the single "Chapel of Love" by Robinand Jo, and a Nino Tempo album. He also recorded his own solo album Walkin' in the Sun which was released in 1972.

Joined A&M Records in 1972 as a producer. His first single for A&M was by Robin & Jo.

In 1980, Barry returned to A&M for the movie soundtrack of The Idolmaker.

While his tenure at A&M was short, Barry was one of the top songwriters and producers in the United States. Among the hits he co-wrote are "Leader of the Pack" and "Chapel of Love." As a producer, his hits include "DaDoo RonRon" by The Crystals, The Ronettes' "Be My Baby," "I'm a Believer" by The Monkees and Olivia Newton-John's "I Honestly Love You." He was also a long-time producer for Neil Diamond

Sources
  1. Recipe for Rock and Roll the Hit Sound of Jeff Barry. Don Charles. Goldmine, April 2, 1993.
Birth
Recording Years / Label
1973 -  A&M Records