Ronnie Spector

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How Ronnie Spector’s outlaw spirit and sound has echoed down the music generations | Barbara Ellen
The soul diva was an original whose legacy can be heard everywhere in pop

Barbara Ellen

16, Jan, 2022 @9:30 AM

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Ronnie Spector obituary
Lead singer with the Ronettes, the 1960s girl group whose smash hits included Be My Baby

Richard Williams

13, Jan, 2022 @4:23 PM

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No one else sounded like the tough yet tender Ronnie Spector
The late Ronettes singer had one of the most distinctive voices in pop music – and her discography should be celebrated beyond her girl-group hits

Alexis Petridis

13, Jan, 2022 @1:08 PM

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Ronnie Spector, pop singer who fronted the Ronettes, dies aged 78
Influential singer of hits including Be My Baby, who married abusive producer Phil Spector, dies of cancer

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

12, Jan, 2022 @10:51 PM

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Phil Spector defined the toxic music svengali – a figure that persists today
Spector, who has died aged 81, created a culture of cruelty that was seen by the music industry as a symptom of genius. It’s a scenario that has played out again and again

Laura Snapes

18, Jan, 2021 @4:03 PM

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Ronnie Spector: ‘I love #MeToo and Time’s Up – because men’s time is up’
With the Ronettes, Spector helped invent rock’n’roll and made Christmas songs soar – but lived in the shadow of her abusive husband Phil. Now 76, she is still touring and recording – between painting and jams with Keith Richards

Jenn Pelly

12, Dec, 2019 @3:06 PM

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From Mutya to Beyoncé: who is the best girl band member of all time?
To mark Sugababes’ return, it’s time to rank the 25 greatest female pop-group performers

Michael Cragg

12, Oct, 2019 @9:00 AM

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Ronnie Spector review – girl group survivor reclaims title of pop legend
With her extraordinary stories and even more extraordinary voice, Spector has the audience hanging on every word

Dave Simpson

02, Dec, 2015 @1:11 PM

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How we made the Ronettes' Be My Baby
‘This is going to be the record of the century’

Interviews by Dave Simpson

17, Nov, 2015 @8:00 AM

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New Bryan Ferry album to feature Johnny Marr, Nile Rodgers and Flea
Ronnie Spector and Mark Knopfler also join the lineup for the Roxy Music frontman’s new studio album, Avonmore

Guardian music

23, Sep, 2014 @3:46 PM

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60s girl groups: 10 of the best
Girl groups might have been responsible for the sweetest 60s music, but their lyrics covered everything from teenage pregnancy to frightening dogs, as this playlist shows

Tim Jonze

23, Jul, 2014 @10:42 AM

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Ronnie Spector: 'When I hear applause, it's like I'm having an orgasm'

The lead singer of the Ronettes talks to Caroline Sullivan about being the bad girl with big hair, the glass coffin in her basement, and whether she should have married John Lennon instead of Phil Spector

Caroline Sullivan

17, Apr, 2014 @12:05 PM

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