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Phil Spector's Ghosts: The Spooky World Of The Greatest Producer In Pop Music

Barney Hoskyns, Slate, February 2003

FOR OBSERVERS of Hollywood, it's been irresistible: life imitating the movies once again. The death of B-movie actress Lana Clarkson in Phil Spector's Alhambra chateau on Sunday night has begun to read like a rock 'n' roll remake of Sunset Boulevard. You can almost hear the diminutive, bewigged maestro yelling at his servant: "It was the records that got small!"

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