Some people just know when they meet the right one. “(Today I Met) The Boy I’m Gonna Marry” features the strong solo vocal of Darlene Love. The song was written by Ellie Greenwich, Tony Powers, and Phil Spector. The song is recorded with Spector's famous dense, layered "wall of sound." It went to #39 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1963.
Darlene Love (b. 1941 in Hawthorne, CA) has had a long career working with many different artists. In 1959, she joined The Blossoms and began singing for producer Phil Spector in 1962. Love has worked with The Crystals, Sam Cooke, Dionne Warwick, The Beach Boys, Elvis Presley, Tom Jones, Sonny and Cher, Shelley Fabares, Johnny Rivers, John Phillips, and Bob B. Soxx & the Blue Jeans. And she continues to perform live.