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The Wrecking Crew, Legend Or Myth? October 14, 2012
Recorded music. About a group of studio musicians who played on a lot of recordings during the 60's and 70's.The most heard, unheard group of musicians you will ever hear. For listeners who like musical history and who grew up on Top 40 music during the 60's and 70's.
Hosted by Matt "The Bat" Batchelor.
Denny Tedesco, son of the late studio guitar legend Tommie Tedesco spent 15 years putting a movie documentary on this group of studio musicians who played on records from The Beach Boys,The Mamas And The Papas, Herb Albert, Nancy Sinatra,The Monkees,The Assotation,Elvis Presley,Frank Sinatra,Sonny And Cher,The Ronnets,The Buckinghams,Jan And Dean,The Fifth Dimension,The Byrds,Simon And Garfunkel, The Carpenters,The Archies, The Banana Splits,Phil Spector,and movie and T.V. soundtracks. The movie was released in 2008, and is still playing a festivals becouse of licenceing rights by the big record companies. And bass player Carol Kay,10,000 recordings clames that there was no "Wrecking Crew". She played bass on most of the recording sessions, and is interviewed in the movie. That it was just a "Clique" of in demand musicians, and Drummer Hal Blane, and Denny Tedesco are rewriting musical history.
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