ROCK AND ROLL LEGEND DIES AT 78

Jan 12, 2022

By Christine Ross

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The lead singer of the famed girl group The Ronettes has died.

Ronnie Spector famous for songs like Be My Baby has died of cancer. She was 78.

The Ronettes were trailblazers formed in 1957 with Ronnie, her sister, Estelle and her cousin, Nedra.

In 1965, they were voted the third top singing group in England, trailing only The Beatles and The Rolling Stones.

They teamed up with legendary music producer Phil Spector who was married for Ronnie until their divorce in 1972.

The Ronettes were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2007.

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