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07:48

Darlene Love: A Background Singer Takes The Spotlight

Love sang background vocals on some of the biggest hits of the 1960s, including "Da Doo Ron Ron" and "Johnny Angel." On March 14, Love will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame. Fresh Air honors the vocalist with excerpts from a 1988 interview.

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.

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).

27:38

Deconstructing Phil Spector's Wall of Sound

Writer Mark Ribowsky has a new biography on the prolific and reclusive record producer, called He's a Rebel. Phil Spector innovated new studio techniques; his airy, heavily-overdubbed music helped form the California sound. Ribowsky also describes Spector's severe, domineering personality, and his frustration with changing trends in pop music.

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