Be My Baby
The Ronettes
Ronetes 1963 Be My Baby 45

So won't you, please
Be my little baby
Say you'll be my darling
Be my baby now

1963
2
Year
Peak Chart Position
  • peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1963
  • Hot 100 chart debut: Aug 31, 1963
  • ranks #22 on Rolling Stone magazine's 2010 list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time
  • from the album Presenting the Fabulous Ronettes (1964)
  • the song was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • the first hit and the biggest hit on the Hot 100 for The Ronettes
  • Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys has said that he believes "Be My Baby" is the greatest pop record ever made
  • on the record:
          lead vocals: Veronica (Ronnie) Bennett
          backing vocals: Darlene Love, Sonny Bono, Cher
          backing vocals: Nino Tempo, Bobby Sheen, Fanita James
          guitar: Billy Strange, Tommy Tedesco
          drums: Hal Blaine, Earl Palmer
          bass, keyboards: uncredited
  • written by Phil Spector, Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich
  • produced by Phil Spector
  • recorded at Gold Star Studios, Los Angeles, CA
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