The Wrecking Crew had plenty of stories about backing the biggest acts in music. Keyboardist Don Randi has more than his share.
The Fifth Dimension created an anthem for 1969 with “Aquarius/Let the Sun Shine In.” Our interview with founder LaMonte McLemore reflects the influence of the song 50 years later.
From Elvis to the Beach Boys and beyond, Hal Blaine’s unique drumming made the hits unforgettable — and made him a legend among musicians. This “inside story” shows just how much he was revered among the pros.
After spontaneously picking up a Fender Bass, she became an indispensable member of the legendary Wrecking Crew. You can hear Carol Kaye’s distinct sound on classics by everyone from Glen Campbell to Tina Turner.