Hal Blaine behind the drums in 1970. He was at his peak as a studio musician.
There’s a name for the studio musicians who play behind the scene. These mostly unknown group of session players are called sideman. They’re the ones who have the musical skills to put onto a record the dreams of writers and producers. The most famous of these musicians was called “The Wrecking Crew.” In the 1960’s-early... Read more »