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Hal Blaine

Hal Blaine
Born: Feb 5, 1929 in Holyoke, MA
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Genre: Pop/Rock, Other
Biography: Hal Blaine was the busiest recording session drummer in Los Angeles in the 1960s and 1970s, playing the drums on -- by his count -- tens of thousands of recordings, from the Wall of Sound productions of Phil Spector to Brian Wilson's productions of the Beach Boys, and including most of the pop/rock performers ...Read full biography
Drums! Drums! A Go Go
Released: 1966
Label: Universal Distribution
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The real way to gain an appreciation for Hal Blaine's Hall of Fame-caliber abilities is to hear him as a sessionman, and not on his occasional recordings as a solo artist. This instrumental album is something ...Read full review
Have Fun!!! Play Drums!!!
Released: 1968
Label: MCA
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More Hal Blaine albums: Main Albums (5)
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