Highlights from the career of drummer Hal Blaine

first_imgHighlights from the career of drummer Hal Blaine AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email by The Associated Press Posted Mar 12, 2019 6:04 am PDTcenter_img LOS ANGELES — Session drummer Hal Blaine, who died Monday at age 90 , played on thousands of records in the 1960s and ’70s. He was best known for the opening solo on the Ronettes’ “Be My Baby,” but also played on a wide range of songs now considered classics. Here are highlights:— “Strangers in the Night,” Frank Sinatra.— “Return to Sender,” Elvis Presley.— “Good Vibrations,” The Beach Boys.— “Mr. Tambourine Man,” The Byrds.— “A Taste of Honey,” Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass.— “California Dreaming,” The Mamas and the Papas.— “The Way We Were,” Barbra Streisand.— “Love Will Keep Us Together,” The Captain and Tennille.— “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” Simon & Garfunkel.— “Another Saturday Night,” Sam Cooke.— “Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In,” The 5th Dimension.— “(They Long To Be) Close To You,” The Carpenters.The Associated Presslast_img read more