The music world is grieving the loss of a ’60 s icon.
Ronnie Spector, leader of the lady group The Ronettes, passed away at the age of 78 following a short fight with cancer.
The vocalist’s household launched a psychological declaration onJan 12, verifying that Ronnie, born Veronica Yvette Bennett, was with household and passed “in the arms of her husband” Jonathan Greenfield
“Ronnie lived her life with a twinkle in her eye, a spunky attitude, a wicked sense of humor and a smile on her face,” her household composed. “She was filled with love and gratitude. Her joyful sound, playful nature and magical presence will live on in all who knew, heard or saw her.”
Asking for personal privacy throughout their hard time, they likewise mentioned that an event of Ronnie’s life and music would be revealed in the future.
The Ronettes, whose members likewise Ronnie’s older sis Estelle Bennett and their cousin Nedra Talley, launched a string of hit tunes in the early-to-mid-1960 s consisting of “Be My Baby” (which was later on utilized in the opening series of the 1987 movie Dirty Dancing), “Baby, I Love You,” “The Best Part of Breakin’ Up” and “Walking in the Rain.”