Tonight's Friday night chill is "Be My Baby" -- the iconic masterpiece sung by The Ronettes. It's the quintessential embodiment of Phil Spector's ingenious wall of sound.
His obsession and compulsion drove him to the edge of madness and destroyed his marriage to lead singer Ronnie Spector. But that was just the tip of the iceberg. His downfall was the stuff of Greek tragedy, ending with his wrongful murder conviction in the death of a never-was has-been Hollywood wanna-be over-the-hill starlet. Got that?
But forget all that for the moment and dig this perfect little tune.