Phil Spector

Ronnie Spector Reacts to Phil Spector’s Death: ‘It’s a Sad Day for Music and a Sad Day for Me’

Just hours after news broke of Phil Spector's death, the disgraced producer and convicted murderer's ex-wife Ronnie Spector shared a thoughtful reaction to his death.
Katrina Nattress / January 17, 2021

Phil Spector, Pioneering Music Producer and Convicted Murderer, Dies at 81

Phil Spector, the disgraced producer who pioneered the "Wall of Sound" and worked with artists including the Ronettes, the Crystals, the Beatles, Leonard Cohen, the Ramones…
Daniel Kohn / January 17, 2021

The Ramones: Our 1986 Cover Story

This article originally appeared in the August 1986 issue of SPIN. It was one of those humid summer days in 1979 when the…
Legs McNeil and John Holmstrom / October 8, 2019

A New Version of John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s Imagine Film Is Coming to Theaters

A restored and reassembled version of John Lennon and Yoko Ono's 1972 Imagine music film and pseudo-documentary is coming to select theaters on September 17. The movie, which…
Winston Cook-Wilson / August 14, 2018

If You Take Phil Spector’s Wig Off, He Looks Like This

In two new photographs released by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation via CBS late yesterday, legendary record producer Phil Spector clearly shows the…
Brennan Carley / September 24, 2014

The Beatles Finally ‘Let It Be… Naked’ on the Internet

Let It Be... Naked, the stripped down (heh) 2003 re-release of the Beatles' 1970 swan song, just bared it all (heh, heh) for iTunes today…
Kyle McGovern / April 3, 2013

Nobody Is Happy About HBO’s Phil Spector Biopic

HBO's Phil Spector biopic — titled simply Phil Spector — doesn't air until March 24, but the film has already caused a stir among people…
Daniel Kreps / March 15, 2013

See Al Pacino’s Iffy Phil Spector Impersonation

HBO's Phil Spector biopic, written and directed by David Mamet, premieres on March 24, and today the channel unveiled the trailer for the story behind…
Daniel Kreps / February 5, 2013

Phil Spector Sentenced to 19 Years for Murder

After being found guilty last month of the 2003 murder of actress Lana Clarkson, famed music producer and former Beatles collaborator Phil Spector was sentenced…
Larry Fitzmaurice / May 29, 2009

Phil Spector Guilty of Murder

Phil Spector, the "Wall of Sound" producer known for his work with '60s girl groups, and later the Beatles and the Ramones, has been found…
William Goodman / April 13, 2009