Posts Tagged ‘The Crystals’


March 10, 2019

“Uptown” written by Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil, recorded by The Crystals, 1962. Barbara Alston, lead vocalist. Over-arranged by Phil Spector.


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Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer

December 26, 2015

“Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer,” written by Johnny Marks, was a 1949 hit for crooning cowboy Gene Autry. This version is by The Smithereens. Hark the honkin’ sax!

Rudolph also got the full Wall of Sound treatment from producer Phil Spector and The Crystals: