If You Like Music From The 60’s & 70’s, This Is A Documentary You Will Love To See!

wreck320x2401 If You Like Music From The 60s & 70s, This Is A Documentary You Will Love To See!

The film is about a group of studio musicians who went by the name “The Wrecking Crew.”  They played the instruments on many of your favorite songs like… “Good Vibrations,” “Mr. Tamboruine Man,” “Mrs. Robinson,” “The Beat Goes On” and many, many more.  (There’s a list of songs on the next page.)  They also played all of the instruments on the TV Themes from Bonanza, Mission Impossible, M.A.S.H., Hawaii Five-O, Green Acres and even Batman!

The screening will be 7pm Tuesday the 17th at the Skye Lounge.  16844 N. Arrowhead Fountain Center Drive.

(623) 334-0010.

Info @ WreckingCrewFilm.com

We also did an interview with Denny Tedesco, son of Tommy Tedesco of the Wrecking Crew.

Here’s a list of SOME of the songs the Wrecking Crew played on…

“Song Song Blue’ (Neil Diamond)

A Little Less Conversation (Elvis Presley)

A Taste of Honey (Tijuana Brass)

Annie’s Song (John Denver)

Another Saturday NIght (Sam Cooke)

Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In (5th Dimension)

Batman TV Theme

Be My Baby (The Ronettes)

Be True to Your School (Beach Boys)

Beach Blanket Bingo (Theme)

Bonanza TV Theme

Bridget over Troubled Water (Simon and Garfunkel)

By The Time I Get To Phoenix (Glen Campbell)

C’mon Get Happy (The Partridge Family)

California Dreamin’ (Mamas & Papas)

California Girls (The Beach Boys)

Can’t Help Falling in Love (Elvis Presley)

Cecilia (Simon & Garfunkel)

Cherish (David Cassidy)

Close To You (The Carpenters)

Da Doo Ron Ron (The Crystals)

Danke Schoen (Wayne Newton)

Dead Man’s Curve (Jan & Dean)

Dizzy (Tommy Roe)

Don’t Pull Your Love Out (Hamilton Jo Frank & Reynolds)

Don’t Worry Baby (The Beach Boys)

Drag City (Jan & Dean)

Eve of Destruction (Barry McGuire)

Everybody Loves a Clown (Gary Lewis & The Playboys)

Everybody Loves Somebody (Dean Martin)

Everybody’s Talking (Harry Nilsson)

Fools Rush In (Ricky Nelson)

Frosty The Snowman-

Fun Fun Fun (The Beach Boys)

Galveston (Glen Campbell)

Gentle On My Mind (Glen Campbell)

God Only Knows (The Beach Boys – Instrumental)

Gong Show TV theme -Tedesco Perfect Score

Good Vibrations (The Beach Boys)

Green Acres TV Theme

Guantanamera (The Sandpipers)

Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves (Cher)

Half Breed (Cher)

Hawaii Five-O Theme (The Ventures)

He’s a Rebel (The Crystals)

Help Me Rhonda (The Beach Boys)

I Get Around (The Beach Boys)

I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus (The Ronnettes)

I Think I love You (The Partridge Family)

I’ve Got You Babe (Sonny and Cher)

Indian Reservation (Paul Revere and the Raiders)

It Never Rains In Southern California (Albert Hammond)

Johnny Angel (Shelly Fabre)

Kansas City (Conrad Janis)

Let’s Dance (Chris Montez)

Let’s Go (The Routers)

Lonely Bull (Tijuana Brass)

Lonely Surfer (Jack Nitszche)

Love Will Keep Us Together (Captain and Tennille)

MacArthur Park (Richard Harris)

MASH TV Theme (Suicide is Painless)

Memories (Elvis Presley)

Midnight Confessions (Grass Roots)

Mission Impossible TV  Theme

Monday Monday (Mamas & Papas)

Mr. Tambourine Man (The Byrds)

Mrs. Robinson (Simon & Garfunkel)

No Matter What Shape Your Stomach Is In (T-Bones)

One Less Bell to Answer (The 5th Dimension)

Out of Limits (The Marketts)

Poor Side of Town (Johnny Rivers)

Put A Little Love Into Your Heart (Jackie DeShannon

River Deep Mountain High (Ike & Tina Turner)

Rockin’ Robin (Bobby Day)

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer- (The Crystals)

Santa Claus is Coming To Town (Ronnettes)

Shes a Fool (Leslie Gore)

Sloop John B (The Beach Boys)

Somethin’ Stupid (Frank and Nancy Sinatra)

Sooner or Later (Grassroots)

Stoned Soul Picnic (5th Dimension)

Strangers in the Night (Frank Sinatra)

Sugar Town (Nancy Sinatra)

Sure Gonna Miss Her (Gary Lewis and the Playboys)

Surf City (Jan & Dean)

Temptation Eyes (Grassroots)

That’s Life (Frank Sinatra)

The Beat Goes On (Sonny & Cher)

The Boxer (Simon and Garfunkel)

The Chipmunk Song (The Chipmunks)

The Little Old Lady from Pasadena (Jan & Dean)

The Night Has a Thousand Eyes (Bobby Vee)

Then He Kissed Me (The Crystals)

These Boots Were Made For Walking (Nancy Sinatra)

This Diamond Ring (Gary Lewis & The Playboys)

Twisting The Night Away (Sam Cooke)

Up Up and Away (The 5th Dimension)

Wedding Bell Blues (5th Dimension)

Where The Boys Are (Connie Francis)

Where Were You When I Needed You (Grassroots)

Whipped Cream (Tijuana Brass)

White Christmas (Darlene Love)

Wichita Lineman (Glen Campbell)

Windy (The Association)

You Send Me (Sam Cooke)

You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’ (The Righteous Brothers)

Zorba The Greek (Tijuana Brass)


One Comment

  1. Dan Koontz says:

    We appreciate Tom and Maria keeping us updated on current events and particularly with music by The Wrecking Crew. Hal Blaine is the world’s greatest studio drummer’s and complements every tune to the max.

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