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Ellie Greenwich as song writer

Ellie Greenwich was a top rock music era song writer. Ellie Greenwich often worked with collaborators, and wrote many hits with her husband Jeff Barry. This page is the tribute to the popular songs written or co-written, or performed, by Ellie Greenwich. Ellie Greenwich was also a singer, performing in The Summits and The Raindrops with Jeff Barry, and recording solo songs under Ellie Greenwich, but also under Ellie Gaye and Ellie Gee And The Jets. The most popular song performed by Ellie Greenwich was I Want You To Be My Baby, written by Jon Hendricks. The only other Ellie Greenwich performance that she did not write was her remake of 1965 Marvin Gaye number 10 song Ain't That Peculiar.


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  1 Cha Cha Charming   Jun 1958  
  Ellie Gaye  
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  2 I Go, You Go   May 1961  
  Ellie Gee And The Jets  
    YouTube    

  3 Goodnight Baby   Jul 1961  
  The Imaginations  
    YouTube    

  4 This Is It   Jul 1962  
  Jay And The Americans  
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  5 Why Do Lovers Break Each Other's Heart? 10   Mar 1963  
  Bob B. Soxx And The Blue Jeans  
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  6 He's Got The Power   Mar 1963  
  The Exciters  
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  7 (Today I Met) The Boy I'm Gonna Marry   May 1963  
  Darlene Love  
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  8 One Boy Too Late   May 1963  
  Mike Clifford  
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  9 What A Guy   Jun 1963  
  The Raindrops  
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  10 Da Doo Ron Ron (When He Walked Me Home) 2   Jun 1963  
  The Crystals  
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  11 Give Us Your Blessing   Jun 1963  
  Ray Peterson  
    YouTube    

  12 Not Too Young To Get Married   Jul 1963  
  Bob B. Soxx And The Blue Jeans  
    YouTube    

  13 Hanky Panky   Aug 1963  
  The Summits  
    YouTube    

  14 Wait Til' My Bobby Gets Home 20   Aug 1963  
  Darlene Love  
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  15 Be My Baby 1   Sep 1963  
  The Ronettes  
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  16 Then He Kissed Me 6   Sep 1963  
  The Crystals  
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  17 The Kind Of Boy You Can't Forget 13   Sep 1963  
  The Raindrops  
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  18 When The Boy's Happy (The Girl's Happy Too)   Nov 1963  
  The Four Pennies  
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  19 A Fine Fine Boy   Nov 1963  
  Darlene Love  
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  20 That Boy John   Dec 1963  
  The Raindrops  
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  21 Hanky Panky   Dec 1963  
  The Raindrops  
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  22 I Have A Boyfriend 14   Jan 1964  
  The Chiffons  
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  23 Do-Wah-Diddy   Jan 1964  
  The Exciters  
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  24 Baby, I Love You   Feb 1964  
  The Ronettes  
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  25 Little Boy   Feb 1964  
  The Crystals  
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  26 I Wonder   Mar 1964  
  The Crystals  
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  27 Chapel Of Love 1   May 1964  
  The Dixie Cups  
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  28 All Grown Up   Jul 1964  
  The Crystals  
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  29 I Wanna Love Him So Bad 8   Aug 1964  
  The Jelly Beans  
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  30 People Say 12   Aug 1964  
  The Dixie Cups  
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  31 Maybe I Know 11   Sep 1964  
  Lesley Gore  
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  32 One More Tear   Sep 1964  
  The Raindrops  
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  33 Do Wah Diddy Diddy 2   Sep 1964  
  Manfred Mann  
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  34 Good Night Baby   Oct 1964  
  The Butterflys  
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  35 Baby Be Mine   Oct 1964  
  The Jelly Beans  
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  36 Leader Of The Pack 1   Nov 1964  
  The Shangri-Las  
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  37 You Should Have Seen The Way He Looked At Me   Nov 1964  
  The Dixie Cups  
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  38 Don't Ever Leave Me   Nov 1964  
  Connie Francis  
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  39 All Grown Up   1964  
  The Sisters  
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  40 Look Of Love 14   Jan 1965  
  Lesley Gore  
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  41 Little Bell   Feb 1965  
  The Dixie Cups  
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  42 Out In The Streets   Apr 1965  
  The Shangri-Las  
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  43 He Ain't No Angel   May 1965  
  The Ad Libs  
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  44 Gee, The Moon Is Shining Bright   May 1965  
  The Dixie Cups  
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  45 Hold On Baby   Jun 1965  
  Sam Hawkins  
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  46 Give Us Your Blessings   Jul 1965  
  The Shangri-Las  
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  47 I'll Take You Where The Music's Playing   Aug 1965  
  The Drifters  
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  48 You Don't Know   Sep 1965  
  Ellie Greenwich  
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  49 River Deep - Mountain High   Jun 1966  
  Ike & Tina Turner  
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  50 Hanky Panky 1   Jul 1966  
  Tommy James And The Shondells  
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  51 I Want You To Be My Baby   Apr 1967  
  Ellie Greenwich  
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  52 Hanky Panky   Feb 1968  
  Neil Diamond  
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  53 Niki-Hoeky   Mar 1968  
  Ellie Greenwich  
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  54 River Deep - Mountain High   Feb 1969  
  Deep Purple  
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  55 I Can Hear Music 11   Apr 1969  
  The Beach Boys  
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  56 Baby, I Love You 1   Aug 1969  
  Andy Kim  
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  57 Look What You've Done To My Heart   1969  
  Shirley & The Shirelles  
    YouTube    

  58 That Certain Someone   Jan 1970  
  Ellie Greenwich  
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  59 Ain't That Peculiar   Feb 1970  
  Ellie Greenwich  
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  60 Please Make The Love Go Away   Jul 1970  
  Whatnauts  
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  61 Be My Baby 17   Dec 1970  
  Andy Kim  
    YouTube    

  62 River Deep - Mountain High 11   Dec 1970  
  The Supremes & The Four Tops  
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  63 Be My Baby   Apr 1971  
  Cissy Houston  
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  64 Da Doo Ron Ron (When He Walked Me Home)   Feb 1972  
  Ian Matthews  
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  65 Maybe I Know   Apr 1973  
  Ellie Greenwich  
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  66 Friends   Nov 1973  
  Bette Midler  
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  67 Da Doo Ron Ron 1   Jun 1977  
  Shaun Cassidy  
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  68 Sunshine After The Rain   Oct 1977  
  Elkie Brooks  
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  69 Why Do Lovers   Nov 1977  
  Daryl Hall And John Oates  
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  70 Why Do Lovers Break Each Others' Hearts   Nov 1980  
  Showaddywaddy  
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  71 Keep It Confidential   Jun 1983  
  Nona Hendryx  
    YouTube    

  72 Boys In The Attic   1983  
  Ellen Foley  
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  73 Leader Of The Pack 19     Jan 1986  
  Twisted Sister  
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  74 Take Me Home Tonight 1 2   Nov 1986  
  Eddie Money  
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  75 Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) 9     Dec 1987  
  U2  
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  76 I Can Hear Music   Oct 1996  
  The Beach Boys Featuring Kathy Troccoli  
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Top Pop Songs with Ellie Greenwich as writer

1Be My Baby
 The Ronettes
2Do Wah Diddy Diddy
 Manfred Mann
3Baby, I Love You
 Andy Kim
4Hanky Panky
 Tommy James And The Shondells
5Leader Of The Pack
 The Shangri-Las
6Chapel Of Love
 The Dixie Cups
7Da Doo Ron Ron (When He Walked Me Home)
 The Crystals
8Da Doo Ron Ron
 Shaun Cassidy
9Take Me Home Tonight
 Eddie Money
10Then He Kissed Me
 The Crystals
11I Wanna Love Him So Bad
 The Jelly Beans
12River Deep - Mountain High
 The Supremes & The Four Tops
13Why Do Lovers Break Each Other's Heart?
 Bob B. Soxx And The Blue Jeans
14Maybe I Know
 Lesley Gore
15I Have A Boyfriend
 The Chiffons
16People Say
 The Dixie Cups
17I Can Hear Music
 The Beach Boys
18Be My Baby
 Andy Kim

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