The jury in the murder trial of record producer Phil Spector,69, reach a verdict: GUILTY of 2nd degree murder!

Spector who produced hit-makers from John Lennon, The Ronettes to The Ramones (who legend has were held at gun point by Spector in the recording studio) was charged with killing B-movie beauty Lana Clarkson (Amazon Women on the Moon).

The case went to the jury March 26 but due to juror illness there have been repeated interruptions in the judicial process.

The first trial in 2007 ended with a deadlocked jury 10-2 with most jurors favoring conviction of the one time teen king of manufactured cool.

Spector now faces a minimum of 18 years to life in prison.

Sentencing date is on May 29th.