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Be My Baby
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Be My Baby

The Ronettes
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Song Meaning of Be My Baby by The Ronettes, and what it is about


Even though Phil Spector spent weeks practising this song with Ronnie Bennett (the only Ronette to sing on it), he still needed 42 takes to perfect it.


The lush, echo-filled sound Spector produced with the help of a full orchestra (and a young Cher, who sang backup vocals) served as the foundation for studio pioneers like the Beatles and Brian Wilson, who considers this to be his favourite song.


Larry Levine, Spector's engineer, remarked “The things Phil was doing were crazy and exhausting, but that’s not the sign of a nut. That’s genius.”


Lyrics of the song Be My Baby The Ronettes


The night we met I knew I needed you so

And if I had the chance I'd never let you go

So won't you say you love me

I'll make you so proud of me

We'll make 'em turn their heads every place we go

 

So won't you, please

(Be my, be my baby) Be my little baby

(My one and only baby) Say you'll be my darlin'

(Be my, be my baby) Be my baby now

Wha-oh-oh-oh

 

I'll make you happy, baby, just wait and see

For every kiss you give me, I'll give you three

Oh, since the day I saw you

I have been waiting for you

You know I will adore you 'til eternity

 

So won't you, please

(Be my, be my baby) Be my little baby

(My one and only baby) Say you'll be my darlin'

(Be my, be my baby) Be my baby now

Wha-oh-oh-oh-oh

 

So come on and please

(Be my, be my baby) Be my little baby

(My one and only baby) Say you'll be my darlin'

(Be my, be my baby) Be my baby now

Wha-oh-oh-oh

 

(Be my, be my baby) Be my little baby

(My one and only baby) Oh

(Be my, be my baby) Oh

Wha-oh-oh-oh-oh

 

(Be my, be my baby) Oh

(My one and only baby) Oh

(Be my, be my baby) Be my baby now

Wha-oh-oh-oh

Release Date

1963

Songwriter/s

Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich, Phil Spector

Producer/s

Phil Spector

Label/s

Philles

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