BE MY BABY

Latest update on 31/01/2017

Artist: Ronettes
Author: Jeff Barry/Ellie Greenwich/Phil Spector
Label: Philles
Year: 1963

N°2 US, birth of the Wall of Sound. With Ronnie Spector as the only Ronette. Other voices: Nino Tempo, Darlene Love, Sonny & Cher. Leon Russell on keyboards.

Covers:

1964:

Tommy Roe

1964:

Surfs [as Tu seras my baby]

1966:

Ian Whitcomb

1970:

Andy Kim [top 20 US]

1970:

Shirelles

1971:

Cissy Houston

1972:

Jody Miller

1975:

John Lennon

1981:

Rachel Sweet [in medley with Then He Kissed Me]

1982:

Gary Glitter

1986:

Eddie Money [in Take Me Home Tonight with Ronnie Spector; top 5 US]

1988:

Grant & Forsyth

2000:

Brian Wilson [live; was obsessed by the original]

2012:

Leslie Grace

2014:

Bette Midler

Hal Blaine's drum motiv at the beginning was borrowed by Billy Joel (Say Goodbye To Hollywood), The Jesus & Mary Chain (Just Like Honey), Amy Winehouse (Back To Black) and Manic Street Preachers (Everything Must Go).

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