The Wrecking Crew
Known as the performers behind Phil Spector's “Wall of Sound,” the Wrecking Crew was a group of Los Angeles-based studio musicians from the 1960s who played on hits for the Beach Boys, Frank Sinatra, Sonny and Cher, The Mamas and the Papas, and more. Rarely credited on record, the Wrecking Crew nevertheless played for, with, and in the service of, nearly every prominent American pop performer of the decade. At long last, the documentary THE WRECKING CREW brings guitarist Tommy Tedesco, drummer Hal Blaine, bassist Carol Kaye, and saxophonist Plas Johnson to the fore.
When to watch:
Saturday, Aug 18 at 9pm on 8.1 / PBS North
Friday, Aug 24 at 8pm on 8.1 / PBS North
Friday, Aug 24 at 1pm on 8.2 / PBS Explore
Saturday, Aug 25 at 8:30pm on 8.2 / PBS Explore
Sunday, Aug 26 at 10pm on 8.1 / PBS North