The late Phil Spector...
Born Harvey Phillip Spector on December 26, 1939 and died January 16, 2021 in California State Prison at the age of 81. It's reported his death was of natural causes.
Spector was an American record producer, musician and songwriter created what was called the Spector Sound or Wall of Sound where his productions incorporated a formula with recording and production techniques on his many recording for acts like the Ronettes, the Crystals, and Ike & Tina Turner.
His career lists productions included The Beatles, John Lennon, George Harrison, Leonard Cohen, the Ramones, the Righteous Brothers.
Phil was convicted of murder in 2009 for the killing of actress Lana Clarkson in 2003 and sentenced to 19 years in Prison.
Aside from all the trouble and drama in his life, pop music wouldn't be where it is today without the influence of Phil Spector.