What the Funk Brothers did for Motown…The Wrecking Crew did, only bigger, for the West Coast Sound. Six years in a row in the 1960’s and early 1970’s, the Grammy for “Record of the Year” went to Wrecking Crew recordings. 175 more words
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Every guitarist has a party piece. If you’re a dude, it’s a little something to dazzle the ladies, intended to impress (and perhaps undress).
Say you’re making the rounds at a small gathering when suddenly an acoustic guitar appears — as it regularly did in the 1960s — and somebody asks, “Do you play?” 339 more words