Category: records

A decade removed from fame and recently out of rehab, a 24-year-old Frankie Lymon shows off dance moves to a cheering crowd from his old neighborhood in Harlem in 1967. Lymon is also pictured shopping for music and chatting with his neighbor Margaret Williams. Frankie and his group once rehearsed in her apartment. Lymon was preparing for a comeback before he relapsed and died from a heroin overdose at the age of 25 on February 27, 1968,

Record Producer Phil Spector (1975)

On February 3, 2003, Phil Spector, age 62, known for his creation of the ‘Wall of Sound,’ was arrested. He was later charged with murder in the shooting of actress Lana Clarkson. Previously, Spector won two Grammy Awards and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1989. 

(Photos by Mark S. Wexler)

Mariah Carey and Tommy Mottola on their wedding day at

St. Thomas Episcopal Church

in New York City on June 5, 1993.

Sade photographed by Jean-Claude Deutsch at home in London, 1985.