Phillip Harvey Spector (born Harvey Phillip Spector, December 26, 1939) is an American record producer, musician, and songwriter who developed the Wall of Sound, a music production formula he described as a Wagnerian approach to rock and roll. Spector was dubbed the "First Tycoon of Teen" by writer Tom Wolfe and is acknowledged as one of the most influential figures in pop music history. After the 1970s, Spector mostly retired from public life
In 1963, Phil Spector released his album A Christmas Gift for You from Phil Spector, in which he incorporated his legendary Wall of Sound into Christmas standards using his roster of popular artists from his Philles label. The album marks its 50th anniversary this month. Watch 'My Kind Of Holiday' Target Promo Featuring Music From 'A Christmas Gift For You From Phil Spector'. Marshmallow World by Darlene Love, from the album A Christmas Gift For You From Phil Spector, was featured in a Target promo last night during the ABC-TV comedy block. Watch the clip! philspector.
The Philles Album Collection brings together six pivotal albums from Phil Spector s groundbreaking label. Each remastered mono album is presented in its entirety for the first time on CD. Packaged in mini-vinyl replica sleeves and housed in a deluxe box, these classic 60 s albums showcase the labels legendary sound.
The song is also included on their April 1964 debut album The Rolling Stones. In April 1964, "Not Fade Away" became their first Top 5 hit in the United Kingdom, where it reached number three. Phil Spector is a television film directed and written by David Mamet.
The classic holiday album A Christmas Gift for You from Phil Spector has reached a new peak on the Billboard 200 albums chart, hitting for the week ending January 5, 2019 based mainly on streaming. The Blue Jeans were two members of girl group The Blossoms: Fanita James and future solo star Darlene Love.
Record producer and convicted murderer, Phil Spector, is getting some good news from inside the slammer after he secured a ton of his celebrity memorabilia from his ex-wife in their divorce. 78-year-old Spector, who is currently serving his sentence for the 2003 shooting death of actress Lana Clarkson, settled his divorce with third wife, Rachelle Short. Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year award for 1972, "The Concert for Bangladesh" with George Harrison and Ravi Shankar. Oscar statue for The Beatles 1970 film, "Let It Be," which won Best Original Song Score. Spector produced the album. Pocket billiards cue engraved and given by Willie Masconi. Gibson guitar gifted by jazz guitarist Barney Kessel.