Richard Baluyut (born on April 26, 1966 in Detroit, Michigan) is a US singer and guitarist. He is best known as the lead singer and guitarist for Versus from 1990 onwards, but he was also a singer/guitarist for Flower between 1986 and 1990 and the lead singer and guitarist for Whysall Lane. He composed the soundtrack for the film Midas' Son. With Jeff Cashvan he co-owned Remora Records, which in the early 1990s released singles and EPs by New York City indie bands such as Babytooth. He is the brother of James Baluyut and Edward Baluyut.