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Ronnie Spector, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame singer of the Ronettes, has died. She was 78.

Spector’s death was the result of a brief battle with cancer. Her passing was confirmed in a statement to the media from her family which read, “Ronnie lived her life with a twinkle in her eye, a spunky attitude, a wicked sense of humor and a smile on her face. She was filled with love and gratitude. Her joyful sound, playful nature and magical presence will live on in all who knew, heard or saw her.”

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