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The Ronettes

Though the family act The Ronettes only released one studio album, "Presenting The Fabulous Ronettes Featuring Veronica," they made a mark as one of the most successful groups of the 1960s.

Original members: Sisters Veronica and Estelle Bennett and their cousin Nedra Talley

Founded: 1959

Hometown: Spanish Harlem, New York

Biggest Hits: "Be My Baby," "Baby, I Love You," "Walking In The Rain"

Style: Doo wop, pop

Label: Colpix, Philles

Bragging Rights: In 2007, they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. They were the only girl group to tour with The Beatles.

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Personal: Veronica, also known as Ronnie, was married to producer Phil Spector from 1968 to 1974.

Forgotten Fact: Actress, singer and director Chip Fields, mother of "Facts Of Life" star Kim Fields, performed with the group from 1974 to 1975.

Power Move: Phil Spector only wanted to sign Veronica to his Philles Records, but her mother insisted that he take on the entire group, so he did.

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