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Ellie Greenwich, 1940-2009

Richard Williams, Guardian, The, August 2009

NOT LONG AFTER Ellie Greenwich, who has died at the age of 68, met her future husband and songwriting partner Jeff Barry at a Thanksgiving dinner in 1960, she expressed her response to the encounter by writing a song called '(Today I Met) The Boy I'm Gonna Marry'.

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