VA - The Wrecking Crew (2015) MP3

VA - The Wrecking Crew (2015) MP3

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MP3 320 kbps | 3h 39 min | Genre: Pop, Rock, R&B, Jazz | 531 MB

CD 1
1. The Ronettes – Be My Baby
2. The Moments – Walk Right In
3. Gary Lewis & The Playboys – This Diamond Ring
4. Jewel Akens – The Birds And The Bees
5. Ritchie Valens – La Bamba
6. Shelley Fabares – Johnny Angel
7. The Byrds – Mr. Tambourine Man
8. Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr. – Discuss Stone Soul Picnic
9. The Fifth Dimension – Stoned Soul Picnic
10. The Routers – Let's Go (Pony)
11. Nino Tempo & April Stevens – Deep Purple
12. Ritchie Valens – Donna
13. Chris Montez – Let's Dance
14. Mike Melvoin – Mike Melvoin Drummer Joke
15. Dean Torrence – Dean Torrence Talks About Baby Talk
16. Jan & Dean – Baby Talk
17. The Mamas & The Papas – Monday Monday
18. The Teddy Bears – To Know Him Is To Love Him
19. The Sandpipers – Guantanamera

CD 2
1. The Beach Boys – Good Vibrations
2. The Mamas & The Papas – California Dreamin'
3. Tommy Roe – Dizzy
4. Barry McGuire – Barry McGuire Talks About Eve Of Destruction
5. Barry McGuire – Eve Of Destruction
6. The Association – Windy
7. The Fifth Dimension – Up, Up, And Away
8. Herb Alpert – This Guy's In Love With You
9. Harry Nilsson – Everybody's Talkin'
10. Toni Fisher – The Big Hurt
11. The Monkees – Mary Mary
12. Sonny & Cher – The Beat Goes On
13. Jack Nitzsche – Baja
14. The Shacklefords – California Sunshine Girl
15. Michael Nesmith – Flying Telecaster
16. Michael Nesmith – You Told Me
17. Suzi Jane Hokom – Little War

CD 3
1. Glen Campbell – Wichita Lineman
2. The Grass Roots – Midnight Confessions
3. The Beach Boys – God Only Knows
4. Wayne Newton – Danke Shoen
5. Louie Shelton – Louie Shelton Talks About Valerie
6. The Monkees – Valerie
7. Sam Cooke – Another Saturday Night
8. The Marketts – Out Of Limits
9. Ann Margret & Lee Hazlewood – Sleep In The Grass
10. Paul Revere & The Raiders – Indian Reservation (The Lament of the Cherokee Reservation Indian)
11. Mike Melvoin – Mike Melvoin Saxophone Player Joke
12. Cher – Gypsies, Tramps, And Thieves
13. Seals & Crofts – Summer Breeze
14. Jack Nitzsche – The Lonely Surfer
15. Hal Blaine – Hal Blaine Joke
16. The Tijuana Brass – Whipped Cream
17. The Mamas & The Papas – Dedicated To The One I Love
18. Ray Charles – It Ain't Easy Being Green
19. Bobby Sherman – Julie, Do Ya Love Me
20. Lee Hazlewood – Forget Marie

CD 4
1. Hal Blaine – The Beat Goes On
2. Al Casey – Surfin' Hootenanny
3. Billy Strange – James Bond Theme
4. Tommy Tedesco – Walking And Talking
5. Al De Lory – Floreando
6. Don Randi & John DePatie – DePatie Melt
7. Buddy Collette – Safari West
8. Hal Blaine – Deep Drum
9. Mike Deasy – Lost In The Shuffle
10. Frank Capp – Cute
11. Dennis Budimir – Concierto De Aranjuez
12. Emil Richards – Ciao Bella
13. Michel Rubini – Blues Cha Cha
14. Lyle Ritz – Beginner's Luck
15. Chuck Berghofer – Afternoon In Paris
16. Barney Kessel – Begin The Blues
17. Tommy Tedesco – Room 2000
18. Plas Johnson – Grease Patrol

They were the studio musicians behind some of the biggest hits in the 1960s and 70s. From Be My Baby to California Girls Strangers in the Night to Mrs. Robinson You've Lost that Lovin Feelin to Up, Up and Away and from Viva Las Vegas to Mr. Tambourine Man the group dubbed The Wrecking Crew played on them all. Six years in a row in the late 1960s and early 1970s, the Grammy for Record of the Year went to Wrecking Crew member recordings.

The talents of this group of first call players were used on almost every style of recording including television theme songs, film scores, advertising jingles and almost every genre of American popular music, from the Monkees to Bing Crosby. Notable artists employing the Wrecking Crew's talents included Nancy Sinatra, Bobby Vee, the Partridge Family, David Cassidy, Jan & Dean, the Mamas & the Papas, the 5th Dimension, the Association, the Carpenters, Glen Campbell, Cher, John Denver, the Beach Boys, Simon and Garfunkel, the Grass Roots and Nat King Cole.

The record producers most often associated with the Wrecking Crew are Phil Spector, who used the Crew to create his trademark Wall of Sound and Beach Boys member and songwriter Brian Wilson, who used the Crew's talents on many of his mid-1960s productions including the songs Good Vibrations, California Girls, Pet Sounds, and the original recordings for Smile. Members of the Wrecking Crew played on the first Byrds single recording, Mr. Tambourine Man, because Columbia Records, namely, producer Terry Melcher did not trust the skills of Byrd musicians except for Roger McGuinn. Spector used the Wrecking Crew on Leonard Cohen's fifth album, Death of a Ladies Man.

Two of their members, drummers Hal Blaine and Earl Palmer, were among the inaugural Sidemen inductees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000, while the entire Wrecking Crew was inducted into the Musicians Hall of Fame in 2007. According to Blaine, the name the Wrecking Crew was derived from the impression that he and the younger studio musicians made on the business older generation, who felt that they were going to wreck the music industry.


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