Bert Berns the producer is the Phil Spector you’ve never heard of. Bert Berns the songwriter is the Leiber and Stoller you’ve never heard of. Bert Berns the label exec is the Jerry Wexler you’ve never heard of. Joel Selvin’s tale rights a historical injustice, shining a light on an overshadowed great man and deepening our understanding of a history we continue to dance to.
30 May 2014