This Day in Jewish History Around 1939: Phil Spector Is Born, Will Wow the World, Then Murder an Actress

Phil Spector would create the ‘Wall of Sound,’ but fail to fail to block his own worst inclinations .

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December 26, 1939 – or 1940 (there are sources for both dates) – is the birthdate of record producer and convicted murderer Phil Spector. Spector, who began producing music while still a teenager, is...