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Spend some Christmas time with The Wrecking Crew

I was never into Christmas music specials. Until I found out about this. Hal Blaine, Carol Kaye, Tommy Tedesco and the rest of The Wrecking Crew under Phil Spector’s signature production play holiday tunes. 17 more words

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December 15, 2016 I've Just Seen A Cover

The Music Company, Rubber Soul Jazz, Mirwood MW-7002, 1966

It’s hard to say who’s idea this was.  The Music Company seems to be just a collection of the famed Wrecking Crew, session musicians who recorded on virtually every hit record that came out of LA for 30 years.   218 more words

Leon Russell, Legendary Songwriter And Musician, Has Died At The Age Of 74

Legendary songwriter and musician Leon Russell has passed away at the age of 74. According to Russell’s official website, the musician passed in his sleep and had been dealing with multiple health issues following a heart attack in July and surgery to stop the leakage of brain fluid back in 2010… 475 more words

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#9: The Wrecking Crew

Art by Scott Kolins

Dirk Garthwaite was a burglar given powers through a crowbar enchanted by the Asgardian Loki. When he lost his powers, he tried to reclaim them by taking back the crowbar. 1,364 more words

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Butch Cassidy, Burt Bacharach and Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head

When is a song not a song? Why of course when it’s one of those pad a dap a dapadda, doob be doobee doop, pum… pum… pum… padadappada… 1,279 more words

1970s Songs

A Legend By Any Other Name: Hal Blaine

When I think back over the three plus decades I’ve worked in music, there are aha moments about the early years I wish I’d paid more attention to. 811 more words

American Culture

Film Review: The Wrecking Crew, A Documentary Film (2008). 5/5 Stars.

Wrecking Crew regular Carol Kaye front and centre.

Through ten years from the early 60s to the early 70s a loose collective of musicians known as the Wrecking Crew dominated the L.A recording scene playing on several thousand recordings including singles, albums, jingles, TV themes and films scores. 470 more words

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