Her first encore song was Be My Baby which she dedicated to Ellie Greenwich. If it weren't for this song there would be no Pet Sounds.
If it weren't for Pet Sounds there would be no Sgt. No Peppers then Roll and Roll would not be what it is today. In "The Agony and Ecstasy of Phil Spector", a BBC2 Arena documentary, Phil Spector claims he could have ruined Martin Scorsese's beginning career in 1973 by forbidding the use of Be my Baby in the film Mean Streets.
Oh, and "Be My Baby" is one of my top favorite songs of all time. I've enjoyed listening to Michael Stanley for over 25 years!
Oh, Oh, Oh, Oh There used to be a live FM radio show in Mexico City in the early 80s, "The Monster Production Show", in which twice or thrice a mexican rock singer, Kenny, made a wonderful cover of this song under an unplugged format..me shed some tears of joy Jesús Herrera, Mexico City From the rooftops of an abstract Spanish Harlem, an exquisitely exclusive love affair existing in an ageless timewarp,unfettered by the gritty pressures of the streets below. (Time flies)There is a new cover of this song by Michael Stanley on his new CD titled "American Road" available from Line Level Music ( release date June 2005.
It reached #24 on Billboard's Adult Contemporary Tracks chart...