Ronnie Spector of The Ronettes, a girl group representing the 1960s, dies. 78 years old.
Ronnie Spector, aka Veronica Bennett, was born on August 10, 1943 in the Spanish Harlem district of Manhattan. In 1963, “Be My Baby” released on Phil Spector’s Phil Spector record as a member of The Ronettes became the second most popular record in the United States.
The Ronettes has released numerous hit songs such as “Baby, I Love You” and “Walking In The Rain”, and has been active as a group representing the 1960s. Touring with major rock artists such as The Rolling Stones and Eric Clapton, The Beatles selected The Ronettes for the 1966 US Open. The Ronettes finally disbanded this in 1966.
Ronnie Spector married Phil Spector in 1968 (divorced in 1974). While singing as the lead singer of The Ronettes, he also released an album as a solo and continued his activities. In 2007, the Ronettes was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in recognition of many years of achievement.
We sincerely pray for the souls of the deceased.