What Happened The Day The Ronettes Released Their Popular Christmas Album

Ronnie Spector, the “voice” of the widely popular Ronettes, performed Friday night at Ram’s Head Live, Maryland Live Casino. She performed in her famous Santa suit and talked about her music and her life. She said the day The Ronettes released, “A Christmas Gift To You”, something horrible happened….Ronnie said they were in Dallas, with Dick Clark getting ready for a Christmas show, when President Kennedy was shot down. She said the world just stopped and of course the show was cancelled. The Ronettes were devastated and she never forgot that day.

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