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MURDER IN HOLLYWOOD

The heavy-metal concert had already ended at West Hollywood's House of Blues. But upstairs, in the nightclub's Foundation Room, the party rocked on. The VIP area, decked out in opium-den chic, is where show-biz types go to guzzle champagne in roped-off security. Unfortunately, by the time rock-music pioneer Phil Spector met B-movie actress Lana Clarkson there, the careers of both had seen better days: he was a legendary has-been; she had been a wannabe for way too long. The encounter would prove fatal.

Spector arrived at the club after a late dinner-and-Daiquiri date with another woman. The first superstar record producer...

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