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He's a Rebel: Phil Spector--Rock and Roll's Legendary Producer
DescriptionPhil Spector created the "wall of sound," produced the Beatles' last record, persuaded the Ramones to go "pop," made the Righteous Brothers sound respectable, and was a millionaire by age 21. His credits include some of the most important and memorable songs of the 1960s: The Ronettes' "Be My Baby," The Crystals' "And Then He Kissed Me," and Ike and Tina Turner's "River Deep, Mountain High." Culled from more than 100 interviews with Spector's closest associates, including staff producers, singer
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If you're interested I just read this book, it's a great balanced book written before he had all his troubles, originally written in 1989 then updated in 2000, it pulls no punches but doesn't dwell on his problems and presents the whole picture, but most of all presents his genius. it describes a lot of his sessions, you ... ... more
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