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Berry Gordy

Berry Gordy
Real name
Berry Gordy, Jr.
Born
November 28, 1929
Country
United States
IPI
00012369800 61 works
00066300204 30 works
Affiliation
ASCAP
Comments
Songwriter and founder of the Motown labels
Member of
The Corporation
Family
Anna Gordy Gaye Sister
Gwen Gordy Fuqua Sister
Rockwell Son
George Gordy Brother
Loucye Wakefield Sister
Thelma Gordy Spouse (1953-1959)
Billy Davis Brother in law
Robert Gordy Brother
Related labels
Gordy   founded by Gordy in 1962
Motown   founded by Gordy in 1959

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Songs written by Berry Gordy

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
ABC Deke Richards, Freddie Perren, Berry Gordy, Fonce Mizell The Jackson 5 February 24, 1970 Covered by (42 artists)
All I Could Do Was Cry Berry Gordy, Billy Davis, Gwen Gordy Fuqua Etta James February 28, 1960 Covered by (11 artists)
All the Love I've Got Brian Holland, Berry Gordy, Janie Bradford Marv Johnson April 30, 1960 Covered by (2 artists)
Angel Berry Gordy, Robert Bateman, Sonny Sanders, Charles Leverett The Satintones May 12, 1961 Covered by The Marvelettes
Bad Girl Smokey Robinson, Berry Gordy The Miracles July 1958 Covered by (8 artists)
Buttered Popcorn Berry Gordy, Barney Ales The Supremes July 21, 1961 Covered by Eva Kostolányiová
Check Yourself Berry Gordy, Pee Wee Ellis, Otis Williams, Melvin Franklin The Temptations [US1] October 28, 1961 Covered by (2 artists)
Come to Me Berry Gordy, Marv Johnson Marv Johnson December 1958 Covered by (3 artists)
Day by Day or Never Berry Gordy Chris Clark [US1] August 8, 1967 Covered by (2 artists)
Don't Be Afraid to Love Harvey Fuqua, Berry Gordy, Billy Davis Harvey April 1959 Covered by Cannonball Adderley with Ernie Andrews
Don't Leave Me Smokey Robinson, Brian Holland, Berry Gordy, Robert Bateman Marv Johnson August 6, 1959 Covered by (2 artists)
Don't Let Her Be Your Baby Berry Gordy The Contours October 17, 1962 Covered by The Boomerangs [GB]
Do Right Baby Do Right Berry Gordy Chris Clark [US1] November 20, 1965 Covered by Chris Clark [US1] & The Vancouvers
Do You Love Me Berry Gordy The Contours June 3, 1962 Covered by (86 artists)
Easier Said (Than Done) Smokey Robinson, Berry Gordy Marv Johnson September 1960 Covered by Dennis Edwards [US1]
Farewell, My Love Berry Gordy The Temptations [US1] May 25, 1963 Covered by Street Corner Symphony [US1]
Give Love on Christmas Day Deke Richards, Freddie Perren, Berry Gordy, Fonce Mizell Jackson 5 October 15, 1970 Covered by (22 artists)
Goin' Back to Indiana Deke Richards, Freddie Perren, Berry Gordy, Fonce Mizell The Jackson 5 September 8, 1970 Covered by (6 artists)
Happy Days Berry Gordy, Alma McKnight Marv Johnson June 16, 1960 Covered by (2 artists)
Hello Detroit Willie Hutch, Berry Gordy Sammy Davis Jr. 1984 Covered by (5 artists)
I Gotta Have Your Lovin' Berry Gordy Eugene Remus July 1960 Covered by (2 artists)
I'll Be Satisfied Berry Gordy, Billy Davis, Gwen Gordy Fuqua Jackie Wilson June 1959 Covered by (12 artists)
I'll Be There Willie Hutch, Berry Gordy, Hal Davis, Bob West The Jackson 5 September 8, 1970 Covered by (130 artists)
I Love the Way You Love Berry Gordy, Al Abrams, John Odenwald, Stanley Ossman Marv Johnson February 1960 Covered by (5 artists)
I'm Hooked Berry Gordy The Marvelettes July 1962 Covered by Bunny Paul
I'm Wanderin' Berry Gordy, Billy Davis Jackie Wilson January 1958 Covered by Aretha Franklin
It's Great to Be Here Deke Richards, Freddie Perren, Berry Gordy, Fonce Mizell The Jackson 5 April 12, 1971 Covered by Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band
It's so Fine Berry Gordy, Billy Davis, Albert Green Jackie Wilson July 12, 1957 Covered by Kat Baloun & Tomi Leino Trio
I Want a Guy Brian Holland, Berry Gordy, Freddie Gorman The Supremes March 9, 1961 Covered by The Marvelettes
I Want to Go Back There Again Berry Gordy Chris Clark [US1] February 23, 1967 Covered by (10 artists)
I Want You Back Deke Richards, Freddie Perren, Berry Gordy, Fonce Mizell The Jackson 5 September 1969 Covered by (146 artists)
Keep Me Berry Gordy Liz Lands January 7, 1964 Covered by (2 artists)
Let Your Conscience Be Your Guide Berry Gordy Marvin Gaye May 25, 1961 Covered by Mary Wells
Lonely Teardrops Berry Gordy, Billy Davis, Gwen Gordy Fuqua Jackie Wilson October 1958 Covered by (34 artists)
Magic Mirror Berry Gordy Eddie Holland January 1960 Unverified
Mama's Pearl Deke Richards, Freddie Perren, Berry Gordy, Fonce Mizell The Jackson 5 September 8, 1970 Covered by Robbie Fulks
Maybe Tomorrow Deke Richards, Freddie Perren, Berry Gordy, Fonce Mizell The Jackson 5 April 12, 1971 Covered by (4 artists)
Merry-Go-Round Berry Gordy Eddie Holland - Vocal Accompaniment by The Rayber Voices February 1959 Covered by Marv Johnson
Money (That's What I Want) Berry Gordy, Janie Bradford Barrett Strong August 1959 Covered by (162 artists)
Move Mr. Man Berry Gordy, Rebecca Nichols The Contours June 29, 1962 Covered by The Harmonious Five
No Love Berry Gordy Mable John June 12, 1961 Covered by Mary Wells
No Matter What Sign You Are Henry Cosby, Berry Gordy Diana Ross and The Supremes April 22, 1969 Covered by Russell Grant and The Starlettes
Oh I Apologize Smokey Robinson, Berry Gordy Barrett Strong August 1959 Covered by The Marvelettes
One More Chance Deke Richards, Freddie Perren, Berry Gordy, Fonce Mizell The Jackson 5 May 8, 1970 Covered by Leki featuring Ali Tcheelab
Reet Petite (The Finest Girl You Ever Want to Meet) Berry Gordy, Billy Davis Jackie Wilson July 12, 1957 Covered by (34 artists)
Seven Day Fool Berry Gordy, Billy Davis, Sonny Woods Etta James August 1961 Covered by (7 artists)
Shake Sherrie Berry Gordy The Contours August 4, 1962 Covered by (5 artists)
Shop Around Smokey Robinson, Berry Gordy The Miracles featuring Bill "Smokey" Robinson September 20, 1960 Covered by (38 artists)
Someday Pretty Baby Berry Gordy, James T. Woodley "Singin'" Sammy Ward August 27, 1962 Unverified
Sugar Daddy Berry Gordy, Charles Leverett The Satintones October 1959 Unverified
That's Why (I Love You So) Berry Gordy, Billy Davis, Gwen Gordy Fuqua Del Vikings December 1957 Covered by (5 artists)
The Love You Save Deke Richards, Freddie Perren, Berry Gordy, Fonce Mizell The Jackson 5 May 8, 1970 Covered by (6 artists)
The Magic Song Berry Gordy, Billy Davis Bobby Helms July 9, 1957 Covered by The Gaylords
To Be Loved Berry Gordy, Billy Davis, Gwen Gordy Fuqua Jackie Wilson with Chorus and Orchestra directed by Milton Delugg January 1958 Covered by (16 artists)
To Know Deke Richards, Freddie Perren, Berry Gordy, Fonce Mizell The Jackson 5 May 17, 1972 Covered by Syreeta
Try It Baby Berry Gordy Marvin Gaye January 29, 1964 Covered by (7 artists)
Two Wrongs Don't Make a Right Smokey Robinson, Berry Gordy Barrett Strong June 3, 1961 Covered by (2 artists)
Way over There Smokey Robinson, Berry Gordy The Miracles February 1960 Covered by (3 artists)
We've Got a Good Thing Going Deke Richards, Freddie Perren, Berry Gordy, Fonce Mizell Michael Jackson August 4, 1972 Covered by (12 artists)
Whisper Berry Gordy, Marv Johnson Marv Johnson January 21, 1959 Covered by The Marvelettes
You Can Cry on My Shoulder Berry Gordy Brenda Holloway January 30, 1965 Covered by (2 artists)
You Can Depend on Me Smokey Robinson, Berry Gordy The Miracles September 1959 Covered by (6 artists)
You Don't Want Me No More Berry Gordy Wyatt (Big Boy) Shepherd March 1960 Unverified
You Never Miss a Good Thing Smokey Robinson, Berry Gordy Eugene Remus November 1959 Covered by The Miracles
Your Wonderful Love Berry Gordy The Temptations [US1] October 22, 1961 Covered by (2 artists)
You've Made Me So Very Happy Brenda Holloway, Patrice Holloway, Berry Gordy, Frank Wilson Brenda Holloway August 1967 Covered by (81 artists)

Adapted songs