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Ronnie Spector

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Ronnie Spector (1991)

Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages audio, 13 February 1991

On marriage to, and escape from, Phil Spector; on being fancied by John Lennon, being a Ronette, being in Swinging London, being hit on by hero Frankie Lymon... and writing her autobiography.

File format: mp3 File size: 50.6mb, interview length: 52' 41", sound quality: ***

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Ronnie — the voice that brought Spector back

Interview by Richard Williams, Melody Maker, 1 May 1971

BACK in 1963, the Ronettes were three highly-coiffeured teenage girls who swept up the charts on a furious wave of Spector sound. Their lead singer, ...

Ronnie Spector: Ronnie Tries It Solo

Interview by Phil Symes, Disc and Music Echo, 8 May 1971

THE SUCCESS of Motown's Supremes somewhat overshadowed most of the other girlie-groups in America back in the mid-sixties. But one trio who managed to hold ...

New Albums from Carole King, Carly Simon et al

Review by Richard Williams, The Times, 29 May 1971

King and friends Carole King: Tapestry (A&M AMLS 2025); Carly Simon: Carly Simon (Elektra EKS-74082); Carol Hall: If I Be Your Lady (Elektra EKS-7407R); Ronnie Spector: ...

Ronnie Spector & The Ronettes at the Continental Baths

Live Review by Alan Betrock, Phonograph Record, May 1974

EVER SINCE Ronnie Spector and the Ronettes folded up shop in the late sixties, the music world has been awaiting their return. But despite one ...

Cleveland International Records: Ronnie Spector Breaks Cleveland!

Report and Interview by Marty Cerf, Phonograph Record, April 1977

CLEVELAND — It's a freezing night in mid-February for this city that knows no excess in terms of its insatiable hunger for pop. Indisputably, this ...

Ronnie Spector: Hi There, Big Boy! Wanna "Interview" Me?

Interview by Cliff White, New Musical Express, 9 April 1977

Mmm-mm. Eighty-eight pounds of compact yumminess on parade for all you heavy guys out there. CLIFF WHITE, hot from New York, on delectable RONNIE SPECTOR's ...

Albums by Abba, Blondie et al

Review by Howard Wuelfing, Unicorn Times, October 1978

Girl Group Sound Filters Back into Rock Scene ...

Ronnie Spector Says Goodbye To Hollywood

Interview by John Tobler, Hot Wacks, Spring 1979

PHIL SPECTOR......aah, the magic that name still evokes, but what of the former Mrs Phil Spector. Veronica Benett, better known as Ronnie Spector, this is ...

'I Wasn't Even a Housewife': Ronnie Spector's true confessions

Report and Interview by Mick Farren, New Musical Express, 27 September 1980

SHE WAS supposed to be promoting her album, but Ronnie Spector’s first solo album isn’t the kind of thing that’s about to stop the world ...

Ronnie Spector: Be My Baby

Review by Barney Hoskyns, City Limits, February 1991

Be My Baby: Ronnie Spector with Vince Waldron ...

Ronnie Spector (1991) [transcript]

Audio transcript of interview by Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages transcripts, 13 February 1991

This is a transcript of Barney's audio interview with Ronnie. Listen to the audio of this interview. ...

Exorcising Phil's Spectre: Ronnie's Return

Interview by Barney Hoskyns, The Times, 16 February 1991

THE SNOWBOUND metropolis of London holds many memories for Ronnie Spector. When she was riding high in the mid-'60s with The Ronettes, that vampy girl ...

Ronnie Spector: Rolling Ronette

Report by Jaan Uhelszki, Rolling Stone, 17 December 1998

YOU CAN BET it wasn't the first time Keith Richards has given up a night's sleep, but it may have been one of the more ...

Ronnie Spector: Life Club, New York City

Live Review by Evelyn McDonnell, The Village Voice, 29 December 1998

"BRIAN WILSON wrote this song for me," Ronnie Spector said on Wednesday at her annual holiday party at Life, "but because of publishing and contracts ...

Ronnie Spector Talks to Rainbows

Report and Interview by Dave Thompson, Alternative Press, Fall 1999

SHE WAS ONE of the voices of the American 60s, the purest element in Phil Spector's Wall Of Sound, the heartbeat of an entire generation's ...

Ronnie Spector: The Last of the Rock Stars

Press Release by Andy Schwartz, press release for High Coin Records, 2006

ONLY A FEW ARTISTS in history have been capable of defining an entire era in pop music. Ronnie Spector is one of those artists: the ...

Ronnie Spector: Ronnie's Spectre

Interview by Sean O'Hagan, The Observer, 26 March 2006

RONNIE SPECTOR Greenfield strolls into the nondescript foyer of the Sheraton hotel in Danbury, Connecticut, a few paces behind her husband, Jonathan. ...

Ronnie Spector: Be My Baby?

Interview by Max Bell, Uncut, May 2006

When Phil Spector didn't have her under lock and key, she was being seduced by Lennon and getting wild with Bowie, Ronnie Spector, the ultimate ...

see also Ronettes, The

see also Phil Spector


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