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 Richard William “Ritchie” Barrett

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Richard William “Ritchie” Barrett

Birth
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 3 Aug 2006 (aged 73)
Gladwyne, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Providence 212
Memorial ID 16349364 View Source
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Producer and Songwriter. As one of the first successful independent black producers and songwriters, he was also a creative force behind many groups of the '50s and '60s, including the Cleftones, the Flamingos, the Chantels, Little Anthony and the Imperials, Frankie Lyman and the Teenagers, the Isley Brothers and Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes. Barrett was also the creator, director and manager of the Three Degrees ("When Will I See You Again"), the most enduring act with which he has ever been associated.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: MusicFan
  • Added: 27 Oct 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 16349364
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/16349364/richard-william-barrett : accessed ), memorial page for Richard William “Ritchie” Barrett (14 Jul 1933–3 Aug 2006), Find a Grave Memorial ID 16349364, citing West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .