But just about anyone with a turntable, radio or TV heard his drumming on songs that included Presley's "Return to Sender," the Byrds' "Mr. As a member of the Los Angeles-based studio band "The Wrecking Crew," which also featured keyboard player Leon Russell, bassist Carol Kaye and guitarist Tommy Tedesco, Blaine forged a hard-earned virtuosity and versatility that enabled him to adapt quickly to a wide range of popular music.
Some accounts have Blaine playing on 35, songs, but he believed that around 6, was more accurate, still making him a strong contender for the most recorded drummer in history. In , he was inducted into the Rock Hall of Fame. Retrieved September 19, Retrieved July 11, Los Angeles Times.
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I am not very good with terminology, so my very patient drummer, Zeke Hutchins, immediately went to the 'Be My Baby'?? And that was the only beat I needed to hear to know that was exactly what I wanted. That iconic drum intro is just pure genius. I had the record on repeat for an entire night. Ronnie Spector's vocal performance is so incredibly flawless and brilliant. It was the beginning of pop music being a serious American art form.
When I first moved to L. Friday 9 October Saturday 10 October Sunday 11 October Monday 12 October Tuesday 13 October Wednesday 14 October Thursday 15 October Friday 16 October Saturday 17 October Sunday 18 October Monday 19 October Tuesday 20 October Wednesday 21 October Thursday 22 October Friday 23 October Saturday 24 October Sunday 25 October Monday 26 October Tuesday 27 October Wednesday 28 October Thursday 29 October Monday 2 November Tuesday 3 November Wednesday 4 November Thursday 5 November Friday 6 November Saturday 7 November Sunday 8 November Monday 9 November Tuesday 10 November Wednesday 11 November Thursday 12 November Friday 13 November Saturday 14 November Sunday 15 November Monday 16 November Tuesday 17 November Wednesday 18 November Thursday 19 November Friday 20 November Saturday 21 November Sunday 22 November Monday 23 November Hearing that famous intro kick in, followed a few seconds later by those sublime vocals, has always cheered me.
Like all the best pop music, Be My Baby is simple — but only on the surface. Oh since the day I saw you, I have been waiting for you. I knew Be My Baby before I knew the band behind it and later, when I saw The Ronettes — all beehives and black eyeliner — it only made me love the song more.
But The Ronettes looked as if it was a Saturday night and they were cruising for trouble. They had been playing shows in their home city, but were struggling to break through, when a phone call to Phil Spector landed them an audition in early Spector, a notorious taskmaster, insisted on 42 run throughs by the band before he finally hit record.
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