Tagged: The Ronettes

We Came In Peace

Reminiscent of those old Hammer Studios horror flicks from the 1950s and 1960s, add to that the creepy Jim Diamond of Detroit garage gods The Dirt Bombs-production, and Peace, though ironically named, could easily be its soundtrack. read more »

POSTED May 22, 2009 11:38AM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , , , , , , , , ,

Final Arguments Heard Today In Murder Trial Of "Wall Of Sound" Producer Phil Spector

The twelve jurors in the trial of legendary producer Phil Spector, who’s being re-tried for the 2003 murder of actress Lana Clarkson that resulted in a hung jury in 2007, will hear the final arguments from the defense today and head into deliberation tomorrow on charges that could land Spector in prison from 15 years to life. read more »

POSTED March 24, 2009 4:22PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , ,

The Ronettes – "Be My Baby" & "Shout"

While there are plenty of videos floating around of The Ronettes performing, we chose this one because it gives the most face time for the late, great Estelle Bennett. In honor of Estelle, here is … read more »

POSTED February 13, 2009 5:54PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS:

R.I.P. Estelle Bennett Of The Ronettes 1941-2009

Estelle Bennett is best known for her stint as one third of the 1960′s iconic girl pop group The Ronettes, who helped pave the path that many female musicians walk today; making top 40 hits like “Be My Baby,” “Walking In the Rain,” and “Baby I Love You.” The singer, who shied away from the spotlight after the group disbanded in late 1966, passed away this past Wednesday in her Englewood, New Jersey apartment. She was 67. read more »

POSTED February 13, 2009 5:43PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: