The New York Court of Appeals has denied a pioneering "girl group" trio, the Ronettes, millions of dollars in profits from the synchronization of their work. The state high court said Thursday that the group members are bound by the terms of a contract they signed in 1963 without benefit of counsel with legendary producer Phil Spector, despite the fact that new technologies and marketing opportunities have significantly raised the ante.
Ronettes' Profits Limited by 1963 Contract
New York Law Journal
October 21, 2002