1. Witness: Spector 'Angry In General' On Fateful Night

    May 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Phil Spector was "angry in general" during a visit to an exclusive room at the House of Blues on the Sunset Strip where the record producer met Lana Clarkson, a cocktail waitress testified today (May Phil Spector was "angry in general" during a visit to an exclusive room…

  2. Waitress Tells Of Gun Incident At Spector Trial

    May 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A waitress who had told the jury in Phil Spector's murder trial that he was fatherly and protective recounted today (May 14) an incident in which the record producer suddenly appeared with a rifle or A waitress who had told the jury in Phil Spector's murder trial that he was…

  3. Friend Testifies Spector Was Not Himself

    May 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A friend of Phil Spector testified yesterday (May 10) that the music producer "was not his usual self" during a dinner date hours before actress Lana Clarkson's death at his mansion. A friend of Phil Spector testified yesterday (May 10) that the music producer "was not his…

  4. Third Woman Says Spector Pulled Gun On Her

    May 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A music industry photographer testified today (May 9) in Phil Spector's murder trial that the record producer threatened her with a gun and held her hostage in a hotel room. A music industry photographer testified today (May 9) in Phil Spector's murder trial that the record producer…

  5. Spector Defense Faults Investigators

    April 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Police who found actress Lana Clarkson dead in Phil Spector's mansion "had murder on their mind" and disregarded anything that was inconsistent with that conclusion, a defense lawyer told jurors at th Police who found actress Lana Clarkson dead in Phil Spector's mansion …

  6. Opening Statements Underway At Spector Trial

    April 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT More than four years after a beautiful actress was shot to death at Phil Spector's hilltop castle in Alhambra, Calif., a prosecutor told jurors today (April 25) that at times the music producer is "si More than four years after a beautiful actress was shot to death at Phil Spector&…

  7. Jury Selected In Phil Spector Murder Trial

    April 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A jury of nine men and three women was sworn in yesterday (April 19) to decide whether music producer Phil Spector murdered actress Lana Clarkson four years ago. The panel of 12 -- many appearing star A jury of nine men and three women was sworn in yesterday (April 19) to decide whether music…

  8. This Day in Music

    April 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - American Head Charge guitarist Bryan Ottoson dies prior to the group's performance in North Charleston, S.C. According to a spokesperson, the guitarist is found dead in his bunk on the group's 2005 - American Head Charge guitarist Bryan Ottoson dies prior to the group's…

  9. Spector Confronted With Doubting Jury Hopefuls

    April 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Producer Phil Spector was confronted yesterday (April 17) with prospective jurors who declared they had already decided he was guilty of the murder of actress Lana Clarkson. Producer Phil Spector was confronted yesterday (April 17) with prospective jurors who declared they had already decided…

  10. Spector Jury Prospects Face Questioning

    April 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Phil Spector today (April 16) faced a panel of prospective jurors who were warned by the judge that the murder trial of the music legend is not an opportunity for them to have their "15 minutes of fam Phil Spector today (April 16) faced a panel of prospective jurors who were warned by…

  11. Spector Defense: Clarkson Was 'Despondent'

    April 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The defense in Phil Spector's murder trial will portray gunshot victim Lana Clarkson as despondent over her finances and acting career and possibly contemplating suicide just before she met the record The defense in Phil Spector's murder trial will portray gunshot victim Lana…

  12. Eyes Adrift

    April 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bright Eyes' "Cassadaga," to be released this week via Saddle Creek, represents a sensible evolution for those who have been on the Oberst train from its early days. "In the past, I've gone in with a Bright Eyes' "Cassadaga," to be released this week…

  13. Prosecutor: Spector Threatened Ex With Gun

    April 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A judge will rule next week on whether testimony from Phil Spector's ex-girlfriend will be allowed his murder trial. Court papers say Devra Robitaille told investigators the legendary record producer A judge will rule next week on whether testimony from Phil Spector's ex-girlfriend…

  14. R.E.M., Van Halen Lead Rock Hall's '07 Class

    March 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Eminent American rock combos R.E.M. and Van Halen, punk poet Patti Smith, pioneering hip-hop outfit Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five and influential girl group the Ronettes were inducted into th Eminent American rock combos R.E.M. and Van Halen, punk poet Patti Smith, pioneering hip-hop…

  15. Spector's Murder Trial To Be Televised

    February 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST The murder trial of music producer Phil Spector will be televised, a judge ordered today (Feb. 16), saying it is time for the justice system to get beyond the O.J. Simpson trial. The murder trial of music producer Phil Spector will be televised, a judge ordered today (Feb. 16), saying it is…

  16. Ahmet Ertegun: Reflections From A Music Icon (page 4)

    February 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST The late Ahmet Ertegun was the link, the most prominent executive of the modern-day music business who also was active at the birth of R&B, rock'n'roll and all the pop fashions since. What follows Continued from page 3 ... You hired Phil Spector as your assistant around this…

  17. Spector Wins Settlment Against Ex-Assistant

    February 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST Phil Spector will receive $900,000 from a former assistant who he claimed embezzled thousands of dollars from him. Phil Spector will receive $900,000 from a former assistant who he claimed embezzled thousands of dollars from him. California Superior Court Judge Mark Mooney signed the judgment…

  18. This Day in Music

    February 03, 2007 12:00 AM EST - The first new music to emerge from the Jessica Simpson/Nick Lachey split comes from Lachey, in the form of the ballad "What's Left of Me." The track premieres at 12:01 AM ET via AOL Music. 2006 - The first new music to emerge from the Jessica Simpson/Nick Lachey split…

  19. Jury Selection Set For March In Spector Trial

    January 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST Jury selection will begin in March in the murder trial of music producer Phil Spector, who's charged with killing actress Lana Clarkson in his suburban California mansion. Jury selection will begin in March in the murder trial of music producer Phil Spector, who's charged with…

  20. This Day in Music

    December 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1951 - </b>No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "Cry," Johnnie Ray.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 1999 - Curtis Mayfield, a pioneer of American soul music who penned some of the most lasting songs of the 1960s and '70s, dies at a…

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