Charles Manson is brought into court in January 1971 to hear the final arguments from the prosecution in the Tate-LaBianca murders in which he and three female defendants were charged with murder. Photo: Corbis

How Charles Manson went from failed musician to cult rocker – it only took a multiple murder conviction

Songs from Manson’s album ‘Lie: The Love and Terror Cult’ have been covered by Guns N’ Roses and the Lemonheads, while the Beach Boys’ reworking of one song without crediting Manson led to a dispute that cost a band member dearly

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Charles Manson is brought into court in January 1971 to hear the final arguments from the prosecution in the Tate-LaBianca murders in which he and three female defendants were charged with murder. Photo: Corbis
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