Writer and producer of countless hits. The architect of the Wall of Sound. Innovative studio legend. Phil Spector revitalized producing and forever changed the way we listen to music. But there was always a dark side to him. Spector's success became overshadowed by his reputation for eccentricity and excess, his fractious personality and fascination with handguns proving a lethal combination. This bio features interviews with those closest to him, including details of his murder trial and sentencing, concluding the painful tale of pop's tortured genius. ©2010, 342 pages.