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Ellie Greenwich

Real Name:Eleanor Louise Greenwich
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American pop music singer, songwriter, and record producer.
Born October 23, 1940, Brooklyn, New York, USA.
Died August 26, 2009, New York City, New York, USA.
Married to songwriter Jeff Barry (1962-65).
Greenwich wrote or co-wrote many hit songs of the 1960's and 1970's including "Be My Baby", "Da Doo Ron Ron", "Leader of the Pack", and "River Deep, Mountain High". The husband-and-wife songwriting team of Jeff Barry and Ellie Greenwich was among the most successful and prolific of the Brill Building composers, and many of their hits were co-written and produced by Phil Spector. Greenwich and Barry charted ninety-four songs together, including six #1 songs. Greenwich wrote or co-wrote 107 charted songs between 1962-2022.
Greenwich also charted twice as a singer: "I Want You to Be My Baby" in 1967 hit #83 and "Maybe I Know" hit #122 in 1973, both in the U.S.
During 1967, Greenwich formed Pineywood Music Ltd./Pineywood Music with Mike Rashkow. The partnership ended in 1971.

Inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame in 2010 (songwriter).

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Aliases:Ellie Gaye, Kellie Douglas, Teddy Preston, The Popsicles (2)
In Groups:Ellie Gee & The Jets, Spector, Greenwich & Barry, The Raindrops
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