Tag Archives: Ellie Greenwich

The Crystals with La La

12/1/15 – The Crystals – Da Doo Ron Ron – 1963

The Crystals were another early sixties girl group that were involved with, produced by and released by Phil Spector’s Philles label. The Crystals have a complex and fascinating history;  essentially they had four hits with three different lead singers and one of their hits wasn’t even recorded by them, incredibly it became a US No.1 in their name. It all started […]

The Ronettes - 1966 - Nedra Talley:Veronica Bennett (Ronnie Spector):Estelle Bennett

11/1/15 – The Ronettes – Be My Baby – 1963

Veronica Bennett (Ronnie Spector), Estelle Bennett and Nadry Talley made up one of the greatest of the sixties girl groups – The Ronettes. This group had it all – Veronica Bennett’s voice, Ellie Greenwich and Jeff Barry, Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil writing their songs, session supremos, The Wrecking Crew playing on the tracks and Phil Spector […]