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What a Creep: Phil Spector Replay (RIP You Creep!)

What a Creep

Release Date: 01/17/2021

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What a Creep: Phil Spector


RIP You Fuckin' Creep!

Phil Spector was one of the most celebrated record producers and songwriters of all time who created the world-famous “Wall of Sound.” He’s worked with everyone from the Ronnettes, to the Righteous Brothers, the Beatles, the Ramones, and the Wrecking Crew. He was inducted into the rock and roll of fame in 1989. Rolling Stone magazine named #63 of the top 100 artists of all time. 

Some of his most famous compositions include: To Know Him Is To Love Him, Be My Baby, Spanish Harlem, He’s a Rebel, Da Doo Run Run, River Deep, and Mountain High, Imagine, Chapel of Love, He Hit Me (And it Felt Like a Kiss,) Let It Be and Rock & Roll High School

A few artists who claim to be influenced by him are Bruce Springsteen, ABBA, Meatloaf, and Jim Steinman. 

He is one of the few music producers who are as famous and celebrated as the stars he worked with and is truly a legend who changed the music world forever. 

When he died, he was in Stockton, CA serving 19 years to life for the killing of actress Lana Clarkson at his home in 2003. So how did he wind up there? Let’s take a look back at his strange, exceptional, and chaotic life. 

The sources for this episode are:

Phil Spector Wikipedia


Wired Michael Bay speaks

Mental Floss

AV Club

The Blast

Psychology Today

A&E "Biography" Phil Spector

The Guardian

Phil Spector: Wall of Pain” by Dave Thompson

Power, Privilege & Justice with Dominick Dunne

People magazine 1975

Esquire magazine (Scott Raab)

Vanity Fair Confidential

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