Singer Ronnie Spector -

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Ronnie Spector has greeted with sadness the news of the death of her ex-husband Phil Spector.

The inventor of the "Wall of Sound" died in prison at the age of 81 while incarcerated for the murder of actress Lana Clarkson, and the singer, who shared the producer's life for four years during 'a chaotic marriage, reacted in a post on Instagram.

“It's a sad day for music and a sad day for me.

When I worked with Phil Spector, watching him create in his recording studio, I knew I was with the best.

He was in total control, he was leading everyone.

There was so much to love during those years.

Meeting him and falling in love with him was like a fairy tale, ”she wrote, adding,“ But like I've said many times, he was a brilliant producer, but a husband. rotten.

Sadly, Phil couldn't manage to live and function outside of the recording studio.

Darkness descended, and many lives were shattered ”.

Complex personality

Ronnie and Phil Spector got married in 1968. And if, at the beginning of their story, everything seemed "magic", especially the music if one believes the singer, things did not take long to degenerate, because of the producer behavior.

In her autobiography,

Be My Baby: How I Survived Mascara, Miniskirts, and Madness,

 she writes in particular that Phil Spector had installed a coffin in their cellar, promising his young wife that he would kill her and lock her there if she tried. to leave it.

Four years later, barefoot and terrified, Ronnie Spector managed to escape from a relationship she describes as "abusive", both physically and psychologically.

However, almost 50 years later, Ronnie Spector is not happy about the death of this man.

“I still smile when I hear the music we made together and I always will.

The music is eternal, ”concluded the singer.



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