"Then He Kissed Me" is a song written by Phil Spector, Ellie Greenwich and Jeff Barry. (performer: "Then He Kissed Me" - uncredited) 2008 A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa (TV Movie) (performer: "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town") 2008 The Wrecking Crew! The Crystals - TV & Movie PlacementsThe following is the complete list of all 9 movies and tv shows that The Crystals have been heard or featured in. Send us a tip using our anonymous form. The song, produced by Spector, was initially released as a single on Philles Records (#115) in July 1963 by The Crystals. Obituary, Phil Spector, The Crystals. The use of The Crystals’ “Then He Kissed Me” in Goodfellas is arguably one of the most iconic scenes in film history, but I’d argue that the song’s inclusion in Adventures in Babysitting is far more fun. Following the release of “He Hit Me,” which failed to reach the Hot 100, Spector took hold of the Crystals moniker (without the Crystals’ knowledge) and applied the name to recordings by Darlene Love and the Blossoms; Love sang lead on the “Crystals” classics “He’s a Rebel,” one of Rolling Stone‘s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. "Then He Kissed Me" is a song written by Phil Spector, Ellie Greenwich and Jeff Barry. Check out Then He Kissed Me (Digital 45) - Single by The Crystals on Amazon Music. He looked kinda nice and so I said I might take a chance. This 59-song wall-of-sound collection wraps up the absolute best work Spector did for the Philles label in the early '60s. The single is one of The Crystals' most remembered songs. The lyrics are a narrative of a young woman's encounter, romance, and eventual engagement with a fellow youth. The Crystals' version was used in its entirety in the 1990 film Goodfellas during the famous three-minute tracking shot through the Copacabana night club. While The Crystals were on tour, Darlene Love of the Blossoms was asked by Phil Spector to record "He's Sure the Boy I Love". She always talked about singing with them, the work they created together. Sheet music arranged for Piano/Vocal/Chords in F Major (transposable). The lyrics are a narrative of a young woman's encounter, romance, and eventual engagement with a fellow youth. He hit me But it didn't hurt me. Alston sang lead vocals on the Crystals’ “There’s No Other (Like My Baby),” the first single released on producer Phil Spector’s Philles Records in 1961; Spector had discovered the vocal group while recording demos for Hill & Range Publishers. Dolores Brooks (born June 20, 1947) is the second lead singer of the girl group the Crystals and a Broadway actress. The lead vocal was sung by Dolores "LaLa" Brooks. In This Article: We want to hear from you! Featured New Releases ... Music from Gangster Movies and TV Shows. Jan 17, 2014 - The Crystals - Then He Kissed Me. Two years after appearing on the album, in April 1967 the song was released as a single in the United Kingdom, appearing as a stop-gap release while work continued on the "Heroes and Villains" single. She loved the sisterhood part of it, the traveling.”. Last updated on 09.12.2016 Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Amazon.com. It is a narrative of a young woman's encounter, romance, and eventual marriage with a fellow youth. (instrumental break) Alston left the Crystals in 1965 but briefly rejoined the girl group for a 1967 reunion. Rock 'N' Roll & Petticoats: Hits der 50er + 60er . Well, he walked up to me and he asked me if I wanted to dance. The single was The Crystals' third single to chart in the top ten in the United States and their second to reach the top ten in the United Kingdom. Later the song was recorded and re-titled "Then She Kissed Me" by another British glam rock band. For every time he’s used a Bernard Hermann score or a Bach sonata, there are a dozen instances when he’s employed vintage R&B, doo-wop, blues … https://pop-culture.fandom.com/wiki/Then_He_Kissed_Me?oldid=8256. When he danced he held me tight And when he walked me home that night All the stars were shining bright 12 in Australia's Go Set chart and No. About Then He Kissed Me "Then He Kissed Me" is a song written by Phil Spector, Ellie Greenwich and Jeff Barry. The lyrics are a narrative of a young woman's encounter, romance, and eventual engagement with a fellow youth. The song, produced by Spector, was initially released as a single in July 1963 by The Crystals. ... Then He Kissed Me. To hear the genius of Spector, simply listen to his productions. It was No. Choose and determine which version of Then He Kissed Me chords and tabs by The Crystals you can play. 2. … 2 in Sweden and South Africa and No. Long take of Henry and Karen entering the Copacabana. Want more Rolling Stone? In the United States the single peaked at number six and in the United Kingdom the single peaked at number two. album. About Then He Kissed Me "Then He Kissed Me" is a song written by Phil Spector, Ellie Greenwich and Jeff Barry. They continued their successful recordings with five more TOP TEN records: Uptown, He's A Rebel, He's Sure The Boy I Love, Da Doo Ron Ron, and Then He Kissed Me. Lyrics to 'Then He Kissed Me' by The Crystals. Then He Kissed Me on CD One of the defining acts of the girl group era, the Crystals, featured three successive female lead singers and a string of charted hits all produced by Phil Spector. According to contemporary national charts sourced and cited by Billboard in 1967, it reached No. He hit me And it felt like a kiss. The reason for the hold up with a new single has simply been that we wanted to give our public the best and the best isn't ready yet."[3]. Goodfellas. Watch later The original Crystals reassumed their own name in 1963 and released two more Spector-produced hits, “Da Doo Ron Ron” and “Then He Kissed Me… If he didn't care for me I could have never made him mad But he hit me, And I was glad. Pop Culture Wiki is a FANDOM Lifestyle Community. It was also used in a scene from The Simpsons 2006 episode "Marge and Homer Turn a Couple Play". “They loved her voice and they kept pushing her to the front but she was shy.”. The song was re-worded to the title "Then I Kissed Her" and released by The Beach Boys on their 1965 album Summer Days (And Summer Nights!! The Crystals “Then He Kissed Me” Each generation has its own version of an iconic “girl group”, and The Crystals were influential in promoting and popularity of girl groups in the 1960s. The intro of "Then He Kissed Me" starts out simple with the guitar, then vocals and the drums echo, and the orchestra comes in later and the whole ensemble is up and reeling & rocking aat FULL TILT!! )with Al Jardine on lead vocals and production by Brian Wilson. Any movie that starts with a lip syncing scene has to be good, and the delightful romp Adventures in Babysitting is no exception. Song information for Then He Kissed Me - The Crystals on AllMusic AllMusic. " Then He Kissed Me " is a song written by Phil Spector, Ellie Greenwich and Jeff Barry. Sign up for our newsletter. He hit me And I knew he loved me. The song, produced by Spector, was initially released as a single on Philles Records (#115) in July 1963 by The Crystals. The track was recorded at Gold Star Studios in Los Angeles in November 1962. New Releases. Spector also served as producer on the Alston-led Crystals songs “Uptown” and the controversial 1962 single “He Hit Me (And It Felt Like a Kiss),” written by Carole King and Gerry Goffin. SONG TITL0E. British glam rockers, The Hollywood Brats, covered the track in 1973. The song inspired The Sun front page headline And Then He Kissed Her on 30 July 1981, the day after the marriage of Prince Charles to Lady Diana Spencer. [1] Pitchfork Media placed it at number 18 on its list of "The 200 Greatest Songs of the 1960s".[2]. The group has scaled from five members to three. The soundtrack is a glorious 1963 pop music confection of the girl group era, the Crystals singing Then He Kissed Me: There can be no better example of the power of a good tune as amplified by Phil Spector’s legendary “wall of sound” production technique. It was also covered by Asobi Seksu and used on their live album. This one is from 'Adventures in Babysitting'. The Crystals - Then He Kissed Me - New Stereo Remix - YouTube In 2004, this song was #493 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. It is a narrative of a young woman's encounter, romance, and eventual marriage with a fellow youth. Editors’ Notes Phil Spector’s studio pyrotechnics and teenage mini-symphonies revealed how he'd mastered the science of sound as well as songwriting and arranging. Girl group singer fronted Phil Spector-produced hits “There’s No Other (Like My Baby),” “Uptown,” controversial “He Hit Me (And It Felt Like a Kiss)”. Song information for Then He Kissed Me - The Crystals on AllMusic. 0:31. Two artists exist by this name: 1) The Crystals were one of the most successful girl groups of the early 60s, Known for their association with producer Phil Spector, they had several well-remembered hit singles such as "He's A Rebel", "Da Doo Ron Ron", and "Then He Kissed Me".They were also trailblazers for many later African-American pop artists. © Copyright 2020 Rolling Stone, LLC, a subsidiary of Penske Business Media, LLC. Two of the TOP 50 most popular records in the Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame belong to The Crystals. Check out Then He Kissed Me by The Crystals on Amazon Music. Alston’s daughter Donielle Prophete told the BBC, “She loved the Crystals. 11 Oct 1990. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Amazon.com. "Da Doo Ron Ron" was played during a scene in a dance club in the 1979 fil… Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. The song, produced by Spector, was initially released as a single in July 1963 by The Crystals. 6 in New Zealand. Barbara Ann Alston (second from right), co-founder and lead singer of the hit-making Sixties girl group the Crystals, died February 16th at the age of 74. This was reportedly done against the band's wishes, Beach Boys band member Mike Lovecommented on May 7, 1967 "The record company didn't even have the decency to put out one of Brian’s own compositions. After being discredited from "He's A Rebel", Love urged Spector to give her a royalty contract with a rate of three cents per record. Spector showed off his “wall of sound” technique once again in this work. The B-side of the single was "Mountain of Love", a song off the band's 1965 Beach Boys' Party! "Then He Kissed Me" was the opening song to which Elisabeth Shue danced around her bedroom in Adventures in Babysitting (1987); it was the song in which Ray Liotta and Lorraine Bracco enter the Copacabana on their first real date in the movie Goodfellas (1990); it was featured during the episode 'Homer and Marge Turn a Couple Play' on The Simpsons (2006). She was 74. SKU: MN0122668 In a similar fashion, The Ronettes' first 2 hits (Be My Baby & Baby, I Love You) start simple then everything else starts in & all hell breaks loose. "Then I Kissed Her" charted at number four in the United Kingdom. Shortly after his marriage, Spector traveled to New York looking for a song to follow up on The Crystals success with “Da Doo Ron Ron.” “Then He Kissed Me” was the perfect song for the group and Phil put together one of his most extravagant productions for the record. Golden Stars: 2009 : Various Artists . The Crystals were Phil Spector's other big girl-group mainstay of the early Sixties, cranking out classics such as "Then He Kissed Me," "Da Doo Ron Ron," and "He's A Rebel," but they were also the most realistic when it came to urban life. Print and download Then He Kissed Me sheet music by The Crystals. Her funeral was scheduled for Friday; fellow Crystals singer Dee Dee Kennibrew was set to appear as a speaker. 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The singer’s family told the Charlotte Observer that Alston died at a Charlotte hospital following a two-week battle with the flu. He couldn't stand to hear me say That I'd been with someone new, And when I told him I had been untrue. 9 in Belgium. It is also heard at the end of the film during the last scene and over part of the end credits. Barbara Ann Alston, co-founder and lead singer of the hit-making Sixties girl group the Crystals, died February 16th in Charlotte, North Carolina. “I just found out recently [that] she had a real problem with being the lead,” Prophete told the BBC of her mother. The original Crystals reassumed their own name in 1963 and released two more Spector-produced hits, “Da Doo Ron Ron” and “Then He Kissed Me.” However, for those singles and subsequent recordings from the era, the publicity-shy Alston had relinquished the lead-singing role to Dolores “LaLa” Brooks. 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