Darlene Love Releases Record

‘Introducing Darlene Love’ Features Songs from Springsteen to Gospel Greats

Darlene Love is a powerhouse vocalist who Bruce Springsteen has referred to as “an inspirational joy” and “a one-woman wall of sound.” As the lead singer of The Blossoms, Love nailed it on the 1962 number-one hit single “He’s a Rebel” (credited to The Crystals). She sang backing vocals on The Ronettes’ “Be My Baby,” and Shelley Fabares’s “Johnny Angel,” among other classics, and she performed her signature song “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” on Letterman’s show for decades. Additionally, Love was one of the singers featured in the Academy Award–winning documentary 20 Feet from Stardom. Produced by Steven Van Zandt, resplendent with horns, Hammond B3 organ, and drums, and featuring songs written by Springsteen, Elvis Costello, and Jimmy Webb — as well as great gospel covers — Introducing Darlene Love is an album to love!

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