Death of Estelle Bennett of The Ronettes


The Ronettes were THE girl group of the early 1960’s with their classic song “Be My Baby”   embodying the pre-Beatles Rock and Roll sound of the period. Estelle Bennett who passed away on February 14th was lead singer Ronnie Spector’s older sister and one third of the famed group.

 The Ronettes only appeared in one movie, the concert film “The Big TNT Show” directed by Larry Peerce.

Estelle also appeared in an episode of “China Beach.” 

The group’s fame did not last long. They broke up in 1966 yet their legacy and classic tunes remain part of a more innocent era that would soon end.   

 Attached below are two articles from the New York. Times   

Estelle Bennett Dies

 A Life of Troubles