The Ronettes was a popular band in the 1960s based in New York. Their songs have joined the history of classical music songs because of their simple lyrics & soaring harmonies.
A recently remastered video clip of their song, “Be My Baby,” has gained numerous online followers. This is because the band’s music transports listeners back to the 60s, the age of rock and roll. This song is written by the legendary songwriter Phil Spector with Ellie Greenwich & Jeff Barry.
In this classic song, Spector uses his famous ‘Wall of Sound technique, which involves several layers of vocal tracks and instruments to create a full sound. The lead singer (Ronnie Bennett – later Spector, no relation to Phil Spector) delivers a fantastic performance that gives us the feeling of innocence and longing.
Music lovers of all ages can understand the song’s simple lyrics, and people can associate with it. “Be my Baby” tells a story of a girl who hopes a guy will ask her to be his lover one day.
The song’s sentiment will affect you almost instantly & it will resonate with anyone who has ever been in love. “Be My Baby” was a massive hit track when initially released.
The music video has Ronnie Bennett taking the lead while her sister, Estelle Bennett & her cousin, Nedra Talley, sing along, showcasing their talent. Several background dancers enjoy dancing to their beautiful music. The crowd wants their performance and is excited to get a glimpse of their performance.
Several fans posted uplifting messages for their beloved band. One person wrote, “You can tell Ronnie had a larger-than-life personality. A lot of charisma. Being a star was inevitable for her.”