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18:35

Ronnie Spector's Recording Career

Ronnie Spector, a member of the 1960s girl group The Ronettes, is about to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. She left the music business for a number of years, before returning to recording.

Rebroadcast from Aug. 31, 1987.

07:47

Reparata and the Delrons

The girl group Reparata and the Delrons worked its forward-looking magic on songs like "Captain Of Your Ship," "Boys and Girls," "Shoes," and "Whenever a Teenager Cries." The band became far more popular overseas than in America, however.

05:12

Rock critic Ken Tucker

Rock critic Ken Tucker reviews the hit debut single of the girl-group Edens Crush and the new comeback CD God Bless the Go-Gos by (of course) the Go-Gos.

16:34

The Woman Behind the Girl Group Sound

Songwriter and Producer, Ellie Greenwich. She co-wrote some of the most popular songs of the early 1960's for the girl groups produced by Phil Spector: songs like "Leader of the Pack" and "River Deep, Mountain High". She got her start out of the Brill Building with the songwriting team of Lieber and Stoller. In the 1980's, when she was writing songs for Cyndi Lauper and Irene Cara, she performed some of her hits in a Broadway Review called "Leader of the Pack." (Rebroadcast from 1986).

05:27

Ronnie Spector on Making It as a Teen Singer

Spector, who in the 1960s was a member of the girl group The Ronettes. She left the music business for several years, but recorded new music in the 1980s. Terry spoke to her in 1987. (Rebroadcast)

17:22

From the Archives: The Woman Behind the Girl Group Sound.

Songwriter and Producer, Ellie Greenwich. She co-wrote some of the most popular songs of the early 1960's, for the girl groups produced by Phil Spector: songs like "Leader of the Pack" and "River Deep, Mountain High". She got her start out of the Brill Building with the songwriting team of Lieber and Stoller. In the 1980's, when she was writing songs for Cyndi Lauper and Irene Cara, she performed some of her hits in a Broadway Review called "Leader of the Pack". (Rebroadcast from 03/19/1986).

05:37

From the Archives: Ronnie Spector's "Unfinished Business."

Ronnie Spector, who in the 1960s was a member of the girl group The Ronettes. She left the music business for several years, but the late Eighties, recorded a new album. Here she talks about her hit song, "Be My Baby". (Rebroadcast from August 31. 1987).

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