284. The Dixie Cups, 'Chapel of Love'
Writers: Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich, Phil Spector
Producers: Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller, Barry, Greenwich
Released: June '64, Red Bird
13 weeks; No. 1
Spector took two cracks at recording "Chapel," but the Ronettes and Crystals left him flat. Leiber and Stoller took it to the novice Dixie Cups; the hopeful harmonies were just what the nuptial ditty called for.
Appears on: The Best of the Girl Groups, Vol. 1 (Rhino)