Tag Archives: Phil Spector

My ‘moment of truth’ – MP3s have some advantages over CDs….

The other day as I was eating out (and no I wasn’t with my girlfriend Tessie Talk), Gang Starr’s Moment Of Truth album was playing in the background. I find Gang Starr’s earlier work a mixed bag but there are … Continue reading

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London hostess clubs of the 1960s

Because actress Lana Clarkson and her sadistic killer Phil Spector met in an LA hostess club, the producer’s conviction for murder earlier this week turned my attention once more to 1960s London variants on the ‘lonely men pay pretty girls … Continue reading

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Lana Clarkson & Phil Spector both victims of American gun culture

Watching the coverage of the Phil Spector murder trial as it came in on BBC News 24 last night, really rammed home the celebrity agenda behind most reporting. There was lots about the famous people Spector worked with, and while … Continue reading

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