Don Randi of The Wrecking Crew
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: The Age of Aquarius At 50
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.
“Hal Blaine Strikes Again!”
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.
Carol Kaye, The First Lady of Bass Guitar
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.
SpongeBob SquarePants’ Rocking History
Woodstock, Abbey Road….Bikini Bottom? The cartoon world’s place for rocking out may be an animated kids’ show.