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Published on Feb 6, 2010
"Be My Baby" is a 1963 single written by Phil Spector, Jeff Barry, and Ellie Greenwich, performed by the Ronettes and produced by Spector. When released as a single, the song reached No' 2 on the U.S. Billboard Pop Singles Chart and No' 4 on the UK's Record Retailer. "Be My Baby" also peaked at number four on the R&B chart .
As sung by The Ronettes the song is No' 22 on Rolling Stone's list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. In 1999 it was inducted in the Grammy Hall of Fame, and in 2006, the Library of Congress honored their version by adding it to the United States National Recording Registry.
Often cited as the ultimate embodiment of Spector's Wall of Sound, "Be My Baby" is one of the best-known and most enduring songs of its era. In her autobiography, lead vocalist Ronnie Spector relates that she was on tour with ' Joey Dee and the Starlighters' when "Be My Baby" was introduced by Dick Clark on American Bandstand as the "Record of the Century." The drums were played by Hal Blaine.
Single - ' Be My Baby ' - Released August 1963 On The Philles Records Label : Writen By : Phil Spector, Jeff Barry & Ellie Greenwich. Produced By : Phil Spector :
From The Album : 'Presenting the Fabulous Ronettes'. 1964 - Label Philles :
SME, UMG (on behalf of Legacy Recordings); PEDL, ABKCO Music, Inc., SOLAR Music Rights Management, UMPG Publishing, UBEM, EMI Music Publishing, BMG Rights Management, ARESA, and 19 Music Rights Societies
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