Thursday, August 06, 2015

The Wrecking Crew! (DVD / Movie)

This documentary is the ultimate companion to the fine book of the same name, which finally gives
credit to the many fantastic musicians who were behind some of the biggest hits of the 60's.

The film gathers several of the main players that were highlighted in the book - Hal Blaine, Carol Kaye, Tommy Tedesco and more - and they reminisce about the old days and give us their perspective of the times and the amazing sessions that they participated in.

Even better, there is quite a bit of studio footage from the original recordings, with the Crew working and goofing off. Really fantastic stuff!

This is now streaming on Netflix, so be sure to catch it while you can. The DVD (which I do not yet own) apparently has quite a bit of bonus footage, so I'm sure it is well worth it, also. Any fan of 60's sounds will find this fascinating!