Wrecking the Biz

“These guys used to show up to work in suits and ties for these record dates. We’d show up in blue jeans and t-shirts, smoking cigarettes… and the older session guys would say “they’re wrecking the business.” So I started calling our group of musicians the Wrecking Crew.”

Hal Blaine has played on over 5,000 records, film scores and TV jingles. Click on the years below to view a selection of Hal and the Wrecking Crew’s greatest “hits.” NOTE: the links are Hal’s draft copy. Final draft pending.