Aug 27, 2009

Ellie Greenwich Passes Away

Ellie Greenwich, the songwriter behind numerous 1960s hits including "Da Doo Ron Ron," "Chapel of Love" and "Be My Baby," passed away early this morning (Wednesday) of a heart attack, according to a close family member and reports from the LATimes. her niece, Jessica Weiner. She was only 68 years old.
She worked closely with the now convicted murderer Phil Spector and produced a string of 60s hits that will remain a key part of American music history. 

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