Ronnie Spector

Ronnie Spector

Veronica Yvette Spector is an American singer. She fronted the girl group the Ronettes with her older sister Estelle Bennett and their cousin Nedra Talley. Together, they had a string of hits during the early to mid–1960s. Spector launched a solo career and has since released five studio albums and one extended play.

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Summary Ronnie SpectorVeronica Yvette Spector is an American singer. She fronted the girl group the Ronettes with her older sister Estelle Bennett and their cousin Nedra Talley. Together, they had a string of hits during the early to mid–1960s. Spector launched a solo career and has since released five studio albums and one extended play. She has sung and collaborated with multiple other acts. In 2007, Spector was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of theRonettes. She was also featured on Eddie Money’s Grammy nominated pop rock song \”Take Me Home Tonight\” which reached number four on the Billboard Hot 100. The group broke up in early 1967, following a European concert tour that included their appearance at the Moonlight Lounge, in Gelnhausen, Germany, where they entertained American military personnel. They did not reunite until their 2007 induction into therock and roll hall of Fame. The Ronettes were a popular live attraction around the greater New York area in the early 1960s. They had two top 100 hits in 1965: \”Born to Be Together\” and \”Is This What I Get for Loving You?\” The group’s last single, \”I Can Hear Music\”, on the Philles Records label, was released in the fall of 1966.

In 1973 Spector reformed the Ronette group with two new members, but the records failed to chart and by 1975, she was recording as a solo act. She also sang a duet with Southside on the Johnny & the Asukes’ debut album I Don’t Want to Go Home. This was the final track on Southside’s debut album, Don’t Don’t Go Home, I Just Want To Go To Bed. In 1976, she made the final appearance with the Southside band, singing on the track “You’d Be Good For Me” on the album E.T. & The E Street Band’s debut, I don’t want to go to bed, I just want to Go to bed. In 1986, she appeared on the TV show The Voice as a guest on the show’s second episode, “The Voice Presents: The Voices of Veronica Spector”. She has appeared on numerous other television shows, including “American Idol” and “America’s Got Talent”