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Ronnie Spector

Post by Up the Junction » Wed Jan 12, 2022 11:20 pm

Ronnie Spector dies aged 78 after 'brief battle' with cancer, family announces:

https://news.sky.com/story/ronnie-spect ... s-12514639

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Post by Junco Partner » Thu Jan 13, 2022 10:00 am

Remember having a Phil Spector box set, picked up in a charity shop back in the 90's which had a whole disc of Ronnettes and Crystals tracks. "Goodfellas" music I used to call it....I loved it. God rest your soul Ronnie...

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Post by ironsonthebrain » Thu Jan 13, 2022 1:27 pm

https://inews.co.uk/culture/music/ronni ... iew-251190

I was fortunate enough to see her a few years ago at the Roundhouse - more than a gig, this was a SHOW.



RIP Ronnie, thank you for the music.

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Post by bubbles1966 » Thu Jan 13, 2022 7:55 pm

prophet:marginal wrote:
Thu Jan 13, 2022 8:30 am
I was always partial to a bit of the Ronettes - Sleigh Ride is definitely one of the best Christmas tracks ever.

Was always partial to Nedra Talley (the one on the left) as well in my youth irrespective of the singing.

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Re: Ronnie Spector

Post by WCpete » Thu Jan 13, 2022 8:18 pm

of all of the girl groups from that period, The Ronettes were the poster band for the genre. I always felt badly for Ronnie for the horrible abuse she received at the hands of psycho Phil Spector. Even as he was in mid trial for murder he actively campaigned to prevent Ronnie from getting into the hall of fame. And then her guest appearance on an Eddie Money track in the 80's. Why Ronnie, why? Anyhow, she was one of the voices that represent that period of pop music in the early 60's. RIP

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Post by Estuary » Fri Jan 14, 2022 9:36 am

What a voice, an outstanding talent. RIP Ronnie.

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Post by Big George » Fri Jan 14, 2022 10:59 am

I saw her at Glastonbury in 2016. She was huge fun, completely got the crowd, lapped up the love and had them eating out of the palm of her hand. Such a shame.

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Re: Ronnie Spector

Post by the pink palermo » Fri Jan 14, 2022 11:37 am

The great Ronnie Spector, R.I.P. to a wonderful talent.

Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes with Ronnie

And here, with an ode to her horrible husband

Ronnie Spector, Girl from the ghetto

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Re: Ronnie Spector

Post by Etonhammer » Fri Jan 14, 2022 12:27 pm

Was at this and she was quality.


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