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A Wrecking Crew By Any Other Name, Is Still A Great Band

AXS TV played “The Wrecking Crew” documentary the other night. It tells the story of the group of musicians, some famous, some not, who played on hundreds of hits from the 1960s and early 70s. 709 more words


The Wrecking Crew: The Most Famous Band You've Never Heard Of

Tuesday evening at the screening for The Wrecking Crew Movie at Skye, a restaraunt in Peoria, Arizona, a sold out crowd learned about the musicians behind many of the biggest hits of the ’60s, including Nancy Sinatra’s “These Boots Are Made For Walking,” The Beach Boys’ … 248 more words


‘Variety’ Gives Music Docu ‘The Wrecking Crew’ Thumbs Up

There’s a positive review of the music documentary The Wrecking Crew on the Variety website. The documentary features some of the Los Angeles studio musicians who recorded many of the hits of the nineteen-sixties. 30 more words


Jazz Saxmen On Pop Records

On my favorite music blog JazzWax I read that jazz sax player Sonny Rollins soloed on a few Rolling Stones songs in the eighties. I don’t know if Sonny Rollins did regularly rock and pop sessions or only occasionally. 83 more words


The Birth Of A Beach Boys Song: Brian Wilson And Studio Musicians At Work

This lovely video re-creates the making of the Beach Boys song Salt Lake City. It gives a rare insight into the way Brain Wilson used to produce songs together with the great Los Angeles studio musicians in the sixties. 34 more words


Plas Johnson And Carol Kaye: After Hundreds Of Pop Hits Back To Jazz

California Dreamin’ on such a winter’s day: I’d go to the Jazz club Charlie O’s on January 5th, if I was in L.A. Sax legend… 279 more words