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Friday, 27 February 2015

Why Don't They Let Us Fall In Love


I've been listening to the girl groups recently- thanks to Drew mainly- and The Ronettes especially, so I thought there could be no better way to bring the working week to close than with some Wall of Sound magic from 1963. Why Don't They Let Us Fall In Love was (I think) the first song Phil Spector recorded with the girls, though not the first released. That was Be My Baby. It's got everything  a Ronettes song should have. Boom tish boom Spector production, layers and layers of echo and instruments and a horn section that spins heads. Meanwhile Ronnie and co sing about how their parents won't let them go steady. Perfection.

Why Don't They Let Us Fall In Love

5 comments:

The Swede said...

A great way to start the day. Marvelous.

george said...

Indeed a truly great pop single.

Singing Bear said...

Stonking.

Scott said...

Toptastic...

drew said...

What would the world have been like without Spector?