Phil Spector: Wall of Pain

Phil Spector: Wall of Pain

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by Dave Thompson
     
 
In 2009 Phil Spector, the legendary record producer, was sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of B-movie actress Lana Clarkson. It was an ignominious climax to a life of staggering highs and scarcely believable lows. Wall of Pain, Dave Thompson's biography of Phil Spector, has now been updated to include important details of the seemingly interminable

Overview

In 2009 Phil Spector, the legendary record producer, was sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of B-movie actress Lana Clarkson. It was an ignominious climax to a life of staggering highs and scarcely believable lows. Wall of Pain, Dave Thompson's biography of Phil Spector, has now been updated to include important details of the seemingly interminable trial.

The architect of the Wall Of Sound, Spector's already iconic status in the music world was enhanced by his work with The Beatles. Writer and producer of countless hits, his innovative genius in the studio revitalised music production in the 1960s and changed the way we listen to music forever.

But there was always a dark side to Phil Spector. His success became over-shadowed by his reputation for eccentricity and excess, his fractious personality and fascination with handguns eventually proving a lethal combination.

Featuring interviews from those closest to him, including former wife Ronnie Spector, Wall of Pain concludes the painful tale of pop's tortured genius.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780857122162
Publisher:
Music Sales Corporation
Publication date:
05/03/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
455,522
File size:
3 MB

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Phil Spector: Wall Of Pain 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good book It kept me wanting to turn the page and read on.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I like phill