I love Ruth Brown, not just her singing, but Ruth Brown has more girl power than anyone, because she fought hard against people who ripped her off and then helped other artists through the Rhythm and Blues Foundation.— Ronnie Spector
The most interesting Ronnie Spector quotes that will add value to your life
My honeymoon night was spent on the floor in the bathroom with my mother.
We had the skirts with the slits up the side, sort of tough, sort of Spanish Harlem cool, but sweet too.
I think Behind the Music is good for people like Leif Garrett and Motley Crue.
It doesn't pay to try, all the smart girls know why.
When I do a concert and people put their hands in the air, they're doing it on their own.
I love the fact that 35 years later, I still hear my songs on the radio.
Most of the groups I worked with 30 years ago are either dead or dead broke. And it's a shame.
The people need to feel the music. That's what's so important, and that's what is missing. You have to let the audience feel you, you have to let them feel the love, feel the rock 'n' roll, feel the energy.
Stage performing is a dying art form.
I used to cry myself to sleep every night.
I missed singing so much. And performing. Man, I missed it so much.
So don't get me wrong, I love my songs, and I still love hearing them. That's history, baby.
Back 20 years ago, I was recording with Bruce Springsteen, and his producer called me and said I had to be in the studio the next day to finish the sessions, and I couldn't. I had to be in court, in California. All this took like 10 years out of my life.
But, you know, the Stones were my opening act in the Sixties.
I loved those British guys, the way they just stood there and shook their hair.
Kill Rock Stars allowed me to put out a real genuine rock 'n' roll record.
I look around me and I don’t see any rock’n’roll at the moment.
Instead it’s all choreography and stylists and wigs and stuff. It’s like they’re afraid to let the music breathe. No one has their own identity like the Ronettes did back in the day. We had the skirts with the slits up the side, sort of tough, sort of Spanish Harlem cool, but sweet too. We didn’t have no dancers, we didn’t have no goddamn wigs.
No one has their own identity like the Ronettes did back in the day.