Phil Spector

Type: Person
Name: Phil Spector (Harvey Philip Spector)
Title: American record producer
Date of Birth: 26/12/1940
Place of Birth: Bronx, New York
Nationality: United States
Fact Sheet: Biography for Phil Spector
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

When I Grow Up: The Beach Boys - "Don't Hurt My Little Sister" (Sound Affects)

Originally offered to Phil Spector to record with the Ronettes, the third track on The Beach Boys Today! presents a conflicted and guilt-ridden autobiographical narrative.Undoubtedly, Brian Wilson’s biggest influence during this period of his life—and ... [Published Pop Matters - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

9 musicians who have committed murder

Like with everything, avoiding musicians on a moral high ground is a slippery slope. For instance, does Robin Thicke deserve to be ostracized  from the Juno Awards  because of his disgusting abuse anthem “Blurred Lines”?And if we’re going to avoid Chris ... [Published 234Pulse.com - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Music Q&A: The September Girls

Dublin five-piece September Girls are quickly making a name as ones to watch.Drawing inspiration from the likes of Phil Spector, The Velvet Underground, The Cure, My Bloody Valentine and The Jesus And Mary Chain, the band – Paula Cullen (vocals, lead ... [Published Liverpool Echo - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

When Phil Spector played with the Rolling Stones

Listen Phil Spector plays with the Rolling StonesToday's Morning Edition music is from 50 years ago this week when the Rolling Stones released their first album. It was mostly cover versions of American Rhythm and Blues songs, but there were a few original ... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

The decline of the pop professional

O scar-winning documentary Twenty Feet from Stardom tells the story of the (mainly) black female singers who provided backing vocals for some of the most famous names in soul and rock music: the Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen and Joe Cocker, to name ... [Published Spiked Online - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Righteous Brother Bill Medley: I don’t think Phil Spector pulled the trigger on purpose

This article originally appeared on The Weeklings. It’s one thing to see one of your albums achieve platinum certification, but it’s a whole different stratosphere to own the most-played song in radio history. Backed by the legendary Wrecking Crew studio ... [Published Salon - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Former Letter of Complaint by Ex-Beatle John Lennon Sells for £53,000

Ex-Beatle John Lennon was the iconic leader of the Beatles who shaped and defined music during the 1960s. Despite his tragic death in December 1980, he remains a popular figure and inspiration in the world of music. His popularity has never been questioned. ... [Published ECanadaNow - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

BMANZZZ ROCK BUZZ

'Angry Lennon Letter Goes For Big PriceAn angry note that was written by John Lennon to producer Phil Spector has sold at auction for over $88,000, which was n' ... [Published Rock 106.5 - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

An interesting, fast paced selection of stars in 20 Feet from Stardom

When Joshua Oppenheimer’s extraordinary documentary The Act of Killing won the BAFTA for best documentary few could fault the choice.  While you can see why Director Morgan Neville’s 20 Feet from Stardom , with its fast-paced montage of musical clips ... [Published Mature Times - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 2 reports

John Lennon’s letter to Phil Spector, titled 'Matter Of Pee', is bought for £53,000

A letter written by John Lennon to Phil Spector, entitled A Matter Of Pee, has been sold for an impressive £53,000 at an online auction – seven times over its estimated price of £7, ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 2 reports

Lennon letter accusing Keith Moon and Harry Nilsson of peeing in studio fetches 53000 pounds

A letter written by John Lennon to famed producer Phil Spector, where he complains about Keith Moon and Harry Nilsson's behaviour in the studio they all shared in Los Angeles in the early 1970s, has ... ... [Published Big News Network - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

It’s all about the voice

Reviews :20 Feet From Stardom (Director: Morgan Neville, Certificate: 12A)My Stuff (Director: Petri Luukkainen, Certificate: 15)Both in cinemas from March 28The art of the backing singer is explored in the lovely documentary, 20 Feet From Stardom (see ... [Published The Big Issue - Mar 28 2014]

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When Phil Spector played with the Rolling Stones [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Apr 17 2014]
The decline of the pop professional [Published Spiked Online - Apr 15 2014]
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'Broken Hallelujah' explores Cohen's work [Published Concord Monitor - Apr 13 2014]
the many loves of mickey rooney [Published The Statesman - Apr 12 2014]
The Dixie Cups celebrate 50 years in harmony at... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Apr 11 2014]
Rock legend Darlene Love at the Palm Springs Fo... [Published Desert Entertainer - Apr 10 2014]
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Body Horror, 'Odd Filth' [Published Four Thousand - Apr 10 2014]
Alberta dentist plans to clone John Lennon usin... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 10 2014]
Special event will shine a light on the real Ma... [Published Manchester Evening News - Apr 09 2014]
Ex-Rolling Stones Manager Andrew Loog Oldham Is... [Published 92.9 WLMI - Apr 09 2014]
James Bond 24 News Update: Chiwetel Ejiofor Fir... [Published Latinos Post - Apr 07 2014]
Today's Music Picks: Pet Shop Boys set for 'Ele... [Published Contra Costa Times - Apr 07 2014]
Righteous Brother Bill Medley: I don’t think Ph... [Published Salon - Apr 06 2014]
The Righteous Brothers’ Bill Medley [Published Nyack-Piermont Patch - Apr 06 2014]
Things are looking up for actress — and former ... [Published High Point Enterprise - Apr 06 2014]
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The Best of the Boss: Bruce Springsteen’s 10 Gr... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Apr 18 2014]
Source: Wikimedia Commons Bruce Springsteen is both one of the most popular and one of the most misunderstood rock stars, as his accessible melodies and working-class, everyman image has been embraced by classic rock radio and blue-collar karaoke ...
Alberta dentist plans to clone John Lennon usin... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 10 2014]
An Alberta dentist has gained international attention for his far-out plans to clone a baby from one of John Lennon’s teeth and raise the test-tube Beatle as his son. HandoutJohn Lennon's tooth was auctioned off to a Red Deer dentist. Dr. Michael Zuk, ...
Menace to Sobriety: Constant Lovers Find Their ... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Mar 15 2014]
CONSTANT LOVERS It used to be that people employed the term "wall of sound" to describe the studio production work of now-convicted murderer/hairpiece cautionary tale Phil Spector. But bands of today provide an all-consuming product well beyond anything ...
’20 Feet From Stardom’ Wins Best Documentary In... [Published Think Progress - Mar 03 2014]
CREDIT: Drafthouse Films 20 Feet From Stardom, which is about backup singers who are, for the most part, women of color, is excellent. And 20 Feet From Stardom paints a devastating portrait of the ways in which music executives took advantage of the ...
In an Age of Self-Promotion, Celebrating the In... [Published HBR Blog Network - Feb 28 2014]
Among the films nominated for an Oscar this Sunday, I am rooting for one in particular. Morgan Neville’s “Twenty Feet From Stardom” , a contender in the Best Documentary Feature category, is an examination of pop music’s backup singers, and launches ...
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