Tag Archives: Phil Spector

Michael Brown and the perfect pop song

In my opinion, the perfect pop song  has melody, a great hook, great instrumentation without being overbearing and the lyrics usually have a sense of nostalgia or regret or of course, love. Phil Spector’s production on The Ronette’ s”Be My Baby“, The Beach Boy’s “God Only Knows“, The Zombies “This Will be Our Year“, Big […]

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A Christmas Gift For You 50 years running

It’s a day that changed history forever and people still talk about what exactly happened and how this came to be.  And while this does pertain to the Kennedy assassination, I’m referring to “A Christmas Gift For You” one of my all time favorite albums.  I think Ms. Darlene Love had a pretty good year […]

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A Christmas Gift For You

It’s not the Christmas season until I hear the opening notes of Darlene Love’s “White Christmas”.   This song comes from Phil Spector’s “A Christmas For You” album which was released 49 years ago last week.   Here are some fun facts about the making of one of my favorite albums of all time: 1) […]

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