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The Wrecking Crew!

( DVD
)
by
Toronto: Video Services Corp., c2015.  |  

Originally produced in 2008.
Special features: Over six hours of bonus content. Deleted scenes: song, themes, musician jokes, theatrical trailer, musicians, producers/ arrangers, artists, engineers.

Magnolia Pictures and Lunchbox Entertainment present ; Director, Denny Tedesco ; Producers, Chris Hope, Jon Leonoudakis, Mitchell Linden, [et al.].

Narrator, Denny Tedesco.

Profiles the group of Los Angeles studio musicians known as the Wrecking Crew--featuring Tommy Tedesco, guitar, Hal Blaine, Earl Palmer, drums, Carol Kaye, Joe Osborne, bass--who played on many rock and pop hits during the sixties. Gifted, versatile, and possessing the knack for turning a simple tune into something memorable, the Wrecking Crew were the players who turned the Wall of Sound in Phil Spector's head into a reality, and helped Brian Wilson create the musical vision that would redefine California pop. The Wrecking Crew also backed up everyone from Sonny and Cher, the Mamas and the Papas and the Monkees to Herb Alpert, Nat King Cole and Frank Sinatra, but while they became legends in the music business, they were all but unknown to the millions of people who made their records some of the biggest hits of the day. Filmmaker Denny Tedesco--whose father Tommy was a member of the Wrecking Crew and perhaps the most recorded guitarist in history--brings the free-wheeling story of the most famous musicians you've never heard of to the screen. Bonus disc includes interviews with guitarists, various performing artists, drummers/percussionists, producers/arrangers, engineers, bassists, pianists, and saxophonists associated with the Wrecking Crew.
CHV Rating: PG.

Home use only.

In English, with optional Spanish and French subtitles.
Optional English SDH (subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing).

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Fonthill DVD 781.66092 Wreck 36443001906064 NEW DVD Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

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