and the producers, arrangers
influenced by him.
Phil Spector's Crystals, Ronettes and Darlene Love.
Sonny and Cher released singles as Caesar and Cleo
but those platters came and went almost unnoticed.
In 1964, using the stage name Bonnie Jo Mason,
Cher waxed "Ringo I Love You." The 45 fizzled.
Later that year, using her birth name, Cherilyn,
Sonny's singing sweetheart released one of the
greatest examples of a Spector sound-alike
recording. Penned and and produced by
Bono and performed by his teenage
girlfriend and future wife, here is
the scintillating "Dream Baby."
P.J. Proby along with the Blossoms, backed
by the group of veteran West Coast studio
musicians known as The Wrecking Crew.
The elements were spun into golden wax
by crack producer/arranger Jack Nitzsche.
minutes. That TRT didn't fly very well in
the "time is money" universe of top 40
didn't know what they were missing
and neither did their listeners!
has you feelin' fine.
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