Aug 29, 2009

Ellie Greenwich Special (29.08.09)

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Dedicated to Ellie Greenwich who very sadly passed away on August 26, 2009. She was the incredible writing talent and singer responsible for some of the most significant pop records of the mid-60s. She co-wrote with Jeff Barry and Phil Spector and also helped launch the career of Neil Diamond, among many others.

1) He's Got The Power The Exciters, 7", United Artists, 1962

2) Da Doo Ron Ron, The Crystals, 7", Philles, 1963

3) Be My Baby, The Ronettes, 7", Philles, 1963

4) Chapel Of Love, The Dixie Cups, 7", Red Bird, 1964

5) Do Wah Diddy Diddy, Manfred Mann, The Five Faces of Manfred Mann, HMV, 1964

6) Leader Of The Pack, The Shangri-Las, 7", Red Bird, 1964

7) He Ain't No Angel, The Ad Libs, The Ad Libs and Friends, Red Bird, 1965

8) Take Me For A Little While, Evie Sands, Blue Cat, 1965

9) Kentucky Woman, Neil Diamond, 7", Bang, 1967

10) River Deep, Mountain High (EDIT), Deep Purple, The Book of Taliesyn, EMI, 1968

11) I Can Hear Music, The Beach Boys, 20/20, Capitol, 1969

12) Evil Woman Electric Light, Orchestra, Face The Music, United Artists, 1975

13) Dreaming, Blondie, Eat to the Beat, Chrysalis, 1979

14) Baby, I Love You, The Ramones, End Of The Century, Sire, 1980

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