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Phil Spector

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The Resume

    (December 26, 1939-January 16, 2021)
    Birth Name is Harvey Phillip Spector
    Co wrote 'Spanish Harlem' and 'Young Blue Boys' for Ben E. King
    Inducted into 'The Rock and Roll Hall of Frame' in 1989

Why he might be annoying:

    At 17, he hired the Teddybears to perform his first song 'To Know Him is to Love Him,' which went to #1. After their performance on the next song didn't hit the top ten, he fired them.
    In September 2003, the LAPD determined that he shot and killed actress Lana Clarkson.
    After Lana Clarkson was found shot dead (February 2003) in his mansion, he told police that she accidentally killed herself by kissing the gun.
    He is fascinated by guns.
    He held Dee Dee Ramone as a hostage in his mansion for two days in 1980, according to MTV News.
    MTV News reported that he once pulled a gun on John Lennon.
    He pulled a gun on Stevie Wonder during a recording session.
    His second ex-wife, Ronnie Spector, told reporters that he had pointed a gun at her.
    He once told a UK reporter that he is taking medication for schizophrenia.
    He is bi-polar and told a UK reporter, that he is, his own worst enemy.
    His mom and father are first cousins.
    He used to wear a different pistol everyday to match his outfit.
    He is twice divorced.
    He was found guilty of the murder of Lana Clarkson (April 13, 2009).

Why he might not be annoying:

    On his father's tombstone, was engraved 'To know him was to love him,' which inspired Spector to write his first song, with that as the title.
    He worked with big groups such as the Beatles and the Righteous Brothers.
    He was a millionaire at the young age of 21.
    While still in his early 20's, he produced 20 consecutive hits.
    His father committed suicide while he was growing up.
    His daughter helped him overcome his phobia of not wanting to leave the house.

Credit: My Niece Alyse

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Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 133 Votes: 56.39% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 243 Votes: 61.73% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 124 Votes: 54.84% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 42 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 28 Votes: 42.86% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 52 Votes: 51.92% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 26 Votes: 61.54% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 20 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 55 Votes: 54.55% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 162 Votes: 32.72% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 89 Votes: 74.16% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 141 Votes: 78.01% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 140 Votes: 69.29% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 405 Votes: 73.83% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 295 Votes: 78.98% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 700 Votes: 78.14% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 238 Votes: 72.69% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 11580 Votes: 67.12% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 695 Votes: 70.36% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 193 Votes: 81.87% Annoying