Digital Media Center
Bryant-Denny Stadium, Gate 61
920 Paul Bryant Drive
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0370
(800) 654-4262

© 2024 Alabama Public Radio
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

Songwriter, 'Pack' Leader Ellie Greenwich

Ellie Greenwich co-wrote some of the most popular songs of the early 1960s for the girl groups produced by Phil Spector. Her credits include "Leader of the Pack" and "River Deep, Mountain High."

Greenwich died Aug. 26 from a heart attack at age 68. In this interview, rebroadcast from 1986, she discusses the highlights of her career.

Copyright 2023 Fresh Air. To see more, visit Fresh Air.

News from Alabama Public Radio is a public service in association with the University of Alabama. We depend on your help to keep our programming on the air and online. Please consider supporting the news you rely on with a donation today. Every contribution, no matter the size, propels our vital coverage. Thank you.