Ronnie Spector, the Original Bad Girl of Rock 'n' Roll, on Why She'll Never Quit

We've crossed over to the over side. Sitting in the lobby of a West London hotel, Ronnie Spector is explaining the moment The Ronettes recorded "Be My Baby," perhaps the most perfect distillation of pop music of the last 60 years. She pounds a fist on the sofa, mimicking the great Hal Blaine "boom-ba-boom-cha" of the opening and suddenly that familiar voice fills the room: "The night we met I knew I, needed you sooo." i-D