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Mick Brown
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Mick Brown was born in London in 1950 and has interviewed Salvador Dali, the Rolling Stones, James Brown, Don DeLillo, Richard Ford, Ravi Shankar, and the Dalai Lama, and has written several books as well on Richard Branson, the movie Performance, and a guide to America through pop songs. His interview with Spector--the first in twenty-five years--was published in The Telegraph in England only days before Lana Clarkson was found dead in his "castle" in Los Angeles.

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Tearing Down the Wall of Sound

Written by Mick Brown


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: June 5, 2007
Price: $13.99

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Tearing Down the Wall of Sound
The Rise and Fall of Phil Spector
Written by Mick Brown


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 13, 2008
Price: $16.95

He had a number one hit at eighteen. He was a millionaire with his own record label at twenty-two. He was, according to Tom Wolfe, “the first tycoon of teen.” Phil Spector owned pop music. From the Crystals, the Ronettes (whose lead singer, Ronnie, would become his second wife), and the... Read more >
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