Berry Gordy

Berry Gordy
Real name
Berry Gordy Jr.
Born
November 28, 1929
Country
United States
IPI
00012369800
00066300204
Comments
Songwriter and founder of the Motown labels.
Member of
The Corporation
Family
Anna Gaye Sister
Gwen Fuqua Sister
Rockwell Son
George Gordy Brother
Loucye Wakefield Sister
Thelma Gordy Wife (1953-1959)
Billy Davis Brother in law
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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 (22 artists)
All I Could Do Was Cry Berry Gordy, Billy Davis, Gwen Fuqua Etta James March 1960 Covered by (5 artists)
All the Love I've Got Brian Holland [US1], Berry Gordy, Janie Bradford Marv Johnson May 1960 Covered by (2 artists)
Bad Girl Smokey Robinson, Berry Gordy The Miracles July 1959 Covered by (4 artists)
Come to Me Berry Gordy, Marv Johnson Marv Johnson January 21, 1959 Covered by (2 artists)
Don't Let Her Be Your Baby Berry Gordy The Contours March 8, 1963 Covered by The Boomerangs [GB]
Do You Love Me Berry Gordy The Contours June 29, 1962 Covered by (59 artists)
Give Love on Christmas Day Deke Richards, Freddie Perren, Berry Gordy, Fonce Mizell Jackson 5 October 15, 1970 Covered by (12 artists)
Goin' Back to Indiana Deke Richards, Freddie Perren, Berry Gordy, Fonce Mizell The Jackson 5 September 8, 1970 Covered by (4 artists)
Hello Detroit Willie Hutch, Berry Gordy Sammy Davis Jr. 1984 Covered by Daniel Boaventura
I'll Be Satisfied Berry Gordy, Billy Davis, Gwen Fuqua Jackie Wilson June 1959 Covered by (9 artists)
I'll Be There Willie Hutch, Berry Gordy, Hal Davis, Bob West The Jackson 5 September 8, 1970 Covered by (90 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 Wanderin' Berry Gordy, Billy Davis Jackie Wilson March 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
I Want to Go Back There Again Berry Gordy Chris Clark August 1967 Covered by (3 artists)
I Want You Back Deke Richards, Freddie Perren, Berry Gordy, Fonce Mizell The Jackson 5 October 7, 1969 Covered by (104 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 Fuqua Jackie Wilson October 1958 Covered by (27 artists)
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)
Money (That's What I Want) Berry Gordy, Janie Bradford Barrett Strong August 1959 Covered by (116 artists)
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 May 9, 1969 Covered by Russell Grant and The Starlettes
Reet Petite (The Finest Girl You Ever Want to Meet) Berry Gordy, Billy Davis Jackie Wilson September 1957 Covered by (24 artists)
Seven Day Fool Berry Gordy, Billy Davis, Sonny Woods Etta James 1961 Covered by (6 artists)
Shop Around Smokey Robinson, Berry Gordy The Miracles featuring Bill "Smokey" Robinson September 27, 1960 Covered by (28 artists)
The Love You Save Deke Richards, Freddie Perren, Berry Gordy, Fonce Mizell The Jackson 5 May 8, 1970 Covered by (3 artists)
The Magic Song Berry Gordy, Billy Davis Bobby Helms November 1957 Covered by The Gaylords
To Be Loved Berry Gordy, Billy Davis, Gwen Fuqua Jackie Wilson February 1958 Covered by (11 artists)
Try It Baby Berry Gordy Marvin Gaye May 21, 1964 Covered by (7 artists)
Two Wrongs Don't Make a Right Smokey Robinson, Berry Gordy Barrett Strong June 3, 1961 Covered by Mary Wells
We've Got a Good Thing Going Deke Richards, Freddie Perren, Berry Gordy, Fonce Mizell Michael Jackson August 1972 Covered by (10 artists)
(You Can) Depend on Me Smokey Robinson, Berry Gordy The Miracles September 1959 Covered by (5 artists)
You Got What It Takes Berry Gordy, Billy Davis, Gwen Fuqua, Marv Johnson Bobby Parker 1958 Covered by (23 artists)
You Knows What to Do Berry Gordy Barrett Strong May 1960 Covered by The Detroit Cobras
Your Wonderful Love Berry Gordy The Temptations November 7, 1961 Covered by Chuck Jackson
You've Made Me So Very Happy Brenda Holloway, Patrice Holloway, Berry Gordy, Frank Wilson Brenda Holloway August 1967 Covered by (56 artists)

Adapted songs

Title Written by Originals Originally by Covered by
Please Mr. Kennedy Berry Gordy, Ronald Wakefield, Loucye Wakefield Mr. Custer Mickey Woods