Ronnie Spector

Born Aug 10, 1943

Veronica Yvette Bennett, professionally known as Ronnie Spector, is an American rock and roll and popular music vocalist. She was lead singer of the 1960s hit-making girl group, The Ronettes. She is regarded as an original "bad girl of rock and roll".… Read More

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1943 Birth Born on August 10, 1943.


1965 21 Years Old The group had two top 100 hits in 1965: "Born to Be Together" and "Is This What I Get for Loving You?" 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. … Read More
1968 24 Years Old Ronnie Spector was married to Phil Spector from 1968 to 1974 and took his name professionally. … Read More
1971 27 Years Old 1 More Event
In February 1971, during Phil Spector's tenure as head of A&R at Apple Records, Spector recorded the single "Try Some, Buy Some/Tandoori Chicken" at Abbey Road Studios, released as Apple 33 in the UK and Apple 1832 in the US. … Read More


1976 32 Years Old In 1976, she sang a duet with Southside Johnny on the recording "You Mean So Much To Me", penned by Southside's longtime friend Bruce Springsteen and produced by Steven Van Zandt of the E Street Band. … Read More
1983 39 Years Old In 1983, Spector and the other Ronettes sued Phil Spector for non-payment of royalties, eventually winning a $3 million judgement in 2003 and establishing the terms of the group's 1963 contract as binding.


1986 42 Years Old In 1986, Spector enjoyed a resurgence to popular radio airplay as the featured vocalist on Eddie Money's Top 5 hit "Take Me Home Tonight", in which she answers Money's chorus lyric "just like Ronnie sang" with "be my little baby". … Read More
1988 44 Years Old In 1988, Spector began performing at the Ronnie Spector's Christmas Party, a seasonal staple at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill in New York City.


1999 55 Years Old In 1999, she released the album, She Talks to Rainbows, which featured a few covers of older songs. … Read More
2003 59 Years Old In 2003, she provided backing vocals for The Misfits' album, Project 1950 on the songs "This Magic Moment" and "You Belong to Me."


2004 60 Years Old Spector and her group were inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 2004. … Read More
2010 66 Years Old A Christmas EP, Ronnie Spector's Best Christmas Ever, was released on Bad Girl Sounds in November 2010, featuring five new Christmas songs.
2011 67 Years Old In 2011, after the death of Amy Winehouse, Ronnie Spector released her version of Winehouse's single "Back to Black" (2006) as a tribute and for the benefit of the Daytop Village addiction treatment centers.
2015 71 Years Old She has also performed this song as part of her live act: for example, during her UK tour in 2015.
2016 72 Years Old In 2016, she released English Heart, her first album of new material in a decade through 429 Records. … Read More
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