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Hal Blaine and the Wrecking Crew
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Hal Blaine and the Wrecking Crew (Paperback)

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Ever wonder what it would be like to be the most recorded musician in popular music? This updated best-selling autobiography spotlights Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and drummer extraordinaire Hal Blaine and his remarkable life experiences. From the Sinatras to the Beach Boys, Blaine drumrolled through the'50s, '60s and '70s, driving over 40 songs to the Number One slot. His works with Phil Spector and the Wrecking Crew sessions, his touring experiences and other hitmaking pressure sessions are amusingly revealed in this rare glimpse into a golden age of music. Exclusive scrapbook photos round out this biography to provide an entertaining and educating book for musicians and fans alike. The update brings his life into the 21st century including info on his inductions into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Musicians Hall of Fame in Nashville, dealing with Spector's infamous trials, and recently, the renewed interest in his goldern era of recording with the documentary film on the Wrecking Crew and all the new wave of accolades that followed.

BiographyBiography: generalBiography: arts & entertainmentMusic & DanceMusic BooksMusic: styles & genresIndividual composers & musicians, specific bands & groupsMusic & DanceMusic BooksMusic: styles & genresRock & Pop musicMusic & DanceSheet MusicPercussion instruments Publisher: Rebeats Publications Publication Date: 01/01/2010 ISBN-13: 9781888408126  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Hal Blaine came to Hollywood in the late-Fifties with a dream of becoming a studio drummer. Over the next 25 years he recorded nearly 35,000 tracks of music and became the heartbeat and backbone of major hits by such diverse artists as the Beach Boys, The Mamas & the Papas, The Byrds, Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, John Denver, Simon and Garfunkel and the Tijuana Brass. He has performed on more than 40 Number One and 350 Top Ten records, an achievement unmatched by any other musician. In 2000 the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducted Blaine. Mr. Bonzai is a highly respected Hollywood-based journalist, author, and award-winning photographer. He has published more than 1000 articles and interviews worldwide and has worked as a disc-jockey, engineer, producer, and recording studio manager.

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