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Phil Spector

Phillip Harvey "Phil" Spector (born Harvey Phillip Spector on December 26, 1940) is a former American record producer and songwriter. The originator of the "Wall of Sound" production technique, Spector was a pioneer of the 1960s girl-group sound and produced over 25 Top 40 hits in 1960–1965. Some of his famous girl groups are The Ronettes and The Crystals. After this initial success, Spector later worked with artists including Ike and Tina Turner, John Lennon, George Harrison, and the Ramones with similar acclaim. He produced The Beatles' Academy Award winning album Let It Be, and the Grammy Award–winning Concert for Bangladesh by former Beatle George Harrison. In 1989, Spector was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a non-performer. The 1965 song "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'", produced and co-written by Spector for The Righteous Brothers, is listed by BMI as the song with the most U.S. airplay in the 20th century. In 2009 Spector was convicted of second-degree murder in the 2003 shooting death of actress Lana Clarkson in his Alhambra, California home. He is serving a prison sentence of 19 years to life. Spector was born on December 26, 1940, to a lower-middle-class

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Phil Spector Sues from Inside Prison -- My House Is Being Murdered

Phil Spector
Sues from Inside Prison -- My House Is Being Murdered

Phil Spector just filed a lawsuit from BEHIND BARS -- claiming the house where he murdered actress Lana Clarkson in 2003 is being destroyed by a local government construction project ... and now,… READ MORE >

HBO 'Spector' Director Warned -- Don't Glorify a Killer!

HBO 'Spector' Director Warned -- Don't Glorify a Killer!

David Mamet -- the guy directing the upcoming HBO flick about Phil Spector -- ignited a firestorm after publicly claiming Spector is innocent of murder ... and now the victim's friends are… READ MORE >

- 1255 days ago
Phil Spector Interview Surfaces, Details Infamous Night

Phil Spector Interview Surfaces, Details Infamous Night

A woman who claims to have worked for Phil Spector when Lana Clarkson was shot at his home has released an interview she did with Spector back in 2005, in which Spector talks at length about what… READ MORE >

- 1600 days ago
O.J. vs. Spector: Who'd You Rather ... Eat With?

O.J. vs. Spector
Who'd You Rather ... Eat With?

O.J. Simpson and Phil Spector both spent their New Year's Eve behind bars -- and their dinner menus were absolutely prison-tastic!We're told O.J. inhaled baked chicken, mashed potatoes, zucchini… READ MORE >

- 1785 days ago
The Many Faces of Phil Spector

The Many Faces of Phil Spector

Believe it or not, but a lot of things people look like de-wigged convicted murderer Phil Spector. Check out all the killer resemblances! READ MORE >

- 1989 days ago
The REAL Phil Spector -- New Mug Shot

The REAL Phil Spector -- New Mug Shot

No, it ain't the Crypt Keeper -- this is what convicted murderer Phil Spector looks like without his ridiculous wigs.This mugshot was taken last Friday when Spector checked in to his new temporary… READ MORE >

- 1990 days ago
Phil Spector -- The New Crypt Keeper

Phil Spector -- The New Crypt Keeper

Phil Spector is settling into his new prison home with a very unsettling new look.The murderer was moved to a new prison in central California yesterday, and a source tells TMZ that sans wig,… READ MORE >

- 1994 days ago
Phil Spector -- Road Trippin'

Phil Spector -- Road Trippin'

Phil Spector is officially on the move -- TMZ has learned the convicted murderer is currently being transported to a brand new big house. Spector was chained up at his waist, legs and wrists and… READ MORE >

- 1995 days ago
Phil Spector -- 19 to Life

Phil Spector -- 19 to Life

Phil Spector, murderer, was sentenced today to 19 years to life for killing Lana Clarkson.Finally. See Also Phil Spector -- Murderer Phil Spector -- Another Killer 'Do  READ MORE >

- 2002 days ago
Phil Spector Mug Shot -- Something's Fishy

Phil Spector Mug Shot -- Something's Fishy

Phil Spector's mug shot -- taken today after he was convicted of 2nd degree murder in the death Lana Clarkson. See Also Phil Spector -- Murderer  READ MORE >

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