Phil SpectorJanuary 18, 2021 Tim WorstallMusic10 CommentsJust to see the difference. Without the Spector mix: With Spector: previousThe famed people of no appearancenextThat’s the thing matey 10 thoughts on “Phil Spector” dearieme January 18, 2021 at 9:26 am Neither is much cop but the Spector one is worse. John Lewis January 18, 2021 at 11:00 am I enjoyed both and noticed the slightly different lyrics in the “naked” version – so it wasn’t just the mix. John Lewis January 18, 2021 at 11:20 am https://youtu.be/1MECVAjFRXY This is quite fun and gives a couple of interesting insights into a strange man. For those who didn’t know Ms Boccino sings rather like she speaks. Her name doesn’t actually appear on the Rock and Roll album credits but as Phil Spector was there producing most of the time her story seems perfectly plausible. Mr Ecks January 18, 2021 at 11:31 am He was a murderer and a wearer of wigs that made Crown Toppers look credible. End of. PJF January 18, 2021 at 11:35 am The Spector one sounds like the Christmas / Granny mix. PJF January 18, 2021 at 11:37 am Arse, I forgot to open the links in a private window so now I’ll have that shit chasing me on YouTube for days, Andrew M January 18, 2021 at 11:39 am Spector’s “wall of sound” technique basically makes every three-man band sound like they have a full backing orchestra. Some of its success comes from signalling value, as in “this band must be good since they can afford an entire orchestra”. It also apparently sounds better on AM radio, though personally I’d rather sit through a primary school recorder lesson than listen to music on AM. rhoda klapp January 18, 2021 at 4:47 pm But to know him was to love him? BniC January 18, 2021 at 5:11 pm Interesting comment on his sound being better for AM, it’s a bit like the idea that the popularity of Bing Crosby and Sinatra was boosted by their vocal range being suited to the capabilities of the record players and radios of the time Ummmm January 18, 2021 at 5:12 pm Weren’t the Beatles famously very unhappy with the Spector remix and it was one more nail in the break up of the band Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.