Article successfully added.

The Ronettes The Ronettes Vol.2 (LP)

$16.79 *

* incl. VAT / plus shipping costs

Ready to ship today,
delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

  • LPPHLP4012
  • 0.21
(Philles) 18 tracks more

The Ronettes: The Ronettes Vol.2 (LP)

(Philles) 18 tracks

Article properties: The Ronettes: The Ronettes Vol.2 (LP)

  • Interpret: The Ronettes

  • Album titlle: The Ronettes Vol.2 (LP)

  • Genre Rock'n'Roll

  • Label VINYL

  • Geschwindigkeit 33 U/min
  • Vinyl Size LP (12 Inch)
  • Record Grading Mint (M)
  • Sleeve Grading Mint (M)
  • Artikelart LP

  • EAN: 4000127728906

  • weight in Kg 0.21
Ronettes, The - The Ronettes Vol.2 (LP) LP 1
01 SIDE-1:
02 Paradise
03 Everything Under The Sun
04 Here I Sit
05 Lovers
06 Oh I Love You
07 Blues For Baby
08 The Twist
09 Mashed Potato Time
10 What'D I Say (Live #1)
11 SIDE-2:
12 (I'm A)Woman In Love (With You)
13 I Wish I Never Saw The Sunshine
14 You Came, You Saw, You Conquered
15 Frosty The Snowman
16 I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
17 Sleigh Ride
18 Hot Pastrami
19 Be My Baby
20 What'D I Say (Live #2 At Cow Place, SF Septem
The Ronettes Be My Baby Phil Spector found his muse in Ronnie Bennett. Born August 10,... more
"The Ronettes"

The Ronettes

Be My Baby

Phil Spector found his muse in Ronnie Bennett. Born August 10, 1943 in New York City, Veronica (her birth name), her sister Estelle (born July 22, 1941), and their cousin Nedra Talley (born January 27, 1946) were mixed race products of Spanish Harlem in New York. Ronnie loved Frankie Lymon and The Teenagers. The girls and their relatives were tutored on harmonizing by Ronnie's grandmother.

 

"It started out with six of us," says Nedra. "Five girls and one younger boy cousin. At 10 years old, I was doing my first talent show at the Apollo with all of us. So it just sort of dwindled down to just being three." When they signed with Colpix in 1961, the trio was billed as Ronnie & The Relatives. That name lasted as long as their debut single. "My mom and my uncle Ray and them came up with the combination of all of our names. So they had 'Ro'--Ronnie, 'Ne'–-Nedra, 'Es'–-Estelle," says Nedra. "That's how the name The Ronettes came up."

Their ravishing look, incorporating heavy eye makeup, mountainous hairdos, and knockout physiques, got the underage Ronettes into the Peppermint Lounge in 1961. Their dance moves rather than their voices earned them gigs on deejay Murray The K's gala concerts (they had yet to land a hit). "Murray was like, 'Oh, well, you're my dancing girls!'" says Nedra. Under producer Stu Phillips at Colpix and its May logo, The Ronettes made more solid girl group 45s. Then Spector entered. "He came to the Brooklyn Fox and saw our performance, and came backstage," Nedra says. "We met him, and then from that, that's when it really did happen."

Though he made his earliest hits on The Crystals in New York for his Philles label, Spector built his Wall of Sound at Gold Star Studios in Hollywood. He brought Ronnie out to L.A. to cut Be My Baby, a collaboration between Spector and the prolific New York team of Jeff Barry and Ellie Greenwich, on July 29, 1963. "Jeff and I, when we were married, we used to talk to each other like baby talk," said the late Greenwich. "Really, one time we were talking, 'Oh, come on, won't you be my baby?' Hmm-mm,'Be My Baby!' That sounds kind of sweet!' I mean, it's not a very original title, but it's said an awful lot to people."

Hal Blaine's drums sounded like bazooka fire on Be My Baby's intro, his fills resembling overhead thunder on the vamp out (Wall of Sound stalwart Jack Nitzsche did the arrangement). Ronnie wailed like her life depended on it, and the backing choir included Darlene Love, Nino Tempo, Sonny Bono, and Cher. Be My Baby was a #2 pop/#4 R&B smash that fall. "I think the Ronettes really did have a spectacular sound, and a very original sound. That's what a girl group should sound like, to me," said Ellie. "Ronnie did happen to have an incredible libretto."

Just before year's end, The Ronettes crashed the pop charts with their next hit, the pulverizing Baby, I Love You, another Spector/Barry/Greenwich masterwork. "They needed a followup to 'Be My Baby,' and back then you kind of wanted to duplicate the feel and the sound of the hit record, so we sat down specifically and wrote that song for them," said Greenwich.The Ronettes also co-starred on Spector's legendary Christmas LP. 1964 brought more hits: (The Best Part Of) Breakin' Up, Do I Love You? and their deeply moving Walking In The Rain.

1965 saw The Ronettes begin to slide. By '67 Estelle and Nedra had settled down to raise families. Phil and Ronnie's hellish marriage has been extensively chronicled elsewhere; she survived and continues to sing powerfully. Nedra married New York deejay Scott Ross and became a Christian Broadcasting Network personality. Colon cancer killed Estelle in February of 2009. The less said about Spector's current whereabouts or the murderous circumstances surrounding them, the better.

 

Various - Street Corner Symphonies Vol.15, 1963 The Complete Story Of Doo Wop

Read more at: https://www.bear-family.de/various-street-corner-symphonies-vol.15-1963-the-complete-story-of-doo-wop.html
Copyright © Bear Family Records

Review 0
Read, write and discuss reviews... more
Customer evaluation for "The Ronettes Vol.2 (LP)"
Write an evaluation
Evaluations will be activated after verification.
Please enter the digits and letters in the following text field.

The fields marked with * are required.

Weitere Artikel von The Ronettes
Presenting The Fabulous Ronettes (LP) The Ronettes: Presenting The Fabulous Ronettes (LP) Art-Nr.: LPPHST4006

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$16.79 *
The Ronettes Featuring Veronica (180g Vinyl) The Ronettes: The Ronettes Featuring Veronica (180g Vinyl) Art-Nr.: BAF18035

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$22.41 * $20.16 *
Everything You Wanted To Know About The Ronettes...But Where Afraid To Ask (CD) The Ronettes: Everything You Wanted To Know About The... Art-Nr.: CDFCO01

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$17.92 *
Pappa Was A Poor Man - No Regrets (7inch, 45rpm, PS) Jersey, Jack: Pappa Was A Poor Man - No Regrets (7inch,... Art-Nr.: 00625019

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$5.56
In The Still Of The Night - The Doo Wop Groups 1951-62 (LP) Various: In The Still Of The Night - The Doo Wop Groups... Art-Nr.: LPCGB1004

Item must be ordered

$15.67
For You My Love - 12'Maxi PS (&Nat King Cole) Nellie Lutcher: For You My Love - 12'Maxi PS (&Nat King Cole) Art-Nr.: 12CL351

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$11.18
I Can Stand Tomorrow - Woman 7inch, 45rpm, PS Jack Jersey: I Can Stand Tomorrow - Woman 7inch, 45rpm, PS Art-Nr.: 142303

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$7.86
Im Tangorhythmus 7inch, 45rpm, EP, PS Alfred Hause: Im Tangorhythmus 7inch, 45rpm, EP, PS Art-Nr.: 20012EPH

Item must be ordered

$11.23
Feeling Of Love - Oh-Oh (7inch, 45rpm) Luther Dixon & Eddie Bo: Feeling Of Love - Oh-Oh (7inch, 45rpm) Art-Nr.: 45REP04028

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$8.93 $11.18
The Velvet Candles Sing Their Favorites (7inch, EP, 33rpm, PS, BC) The Velvet Candles: The Velvet Candles Sing Their Favorites (7inch,... Art-Nr.: 45ETEP15076

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$11.18
The Last Shout (2-LP) Various: The Last Shout (2-LP) Art-Nr.: LPFVDV207

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$22.41 $33.64
16 Hits - Vintage Vault Collectors Series Otis Williams & His Charms: 16 Hits - Vintage Vault Collectors Series Art-Nr.: LPGUSTO5015

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$19.04
Lonely Boy - Teenage Rock (7inch, 45rpm, BC, CS) Ronnie Jones & The Classmates: Lonely Boy - Teenage Rock (7inch, 45rpm, BC, CS) Art-Nr.: 45COL0163

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$11.18