Ronnie Spector, ’60s icon who sang ‘Be My Baby,’ dies at 78

Ronnie Spector, the cat-eyed, bee-hived rock ‘n’ roll siren

Ronnie Spector, was an American singer who formed the girl group the Ronettes in 1957 with her elder sister Estelle Bennett and their cousin Nedra Talley

Ronnie Spector, was an American singer who formed the girl group the Ronettes in 1957

Spector died Wednesday after a brief battle with cancer

Spector, alongside her sister Estelle Bennett and cousin Nedra Talley

scored hits with pop masterpieces like “Baby, I Love You,” “Walking in the Rain,” “I Can Hear Music” and “Be My Baby,”

“We weren’t afraid to be hot. That was our gimmick,” Spector said in her memoir

The Ronettes became a popular live attraction around the greater New York area in the early 1960s

The voice of a million teenage dreams has died jan 12 2022