The Wrecking Crew
Collectively, their roster of hit songs is unmatched in the recording industry, numbering in the hundreds and spanning decades. They've been instrumental in helping a diverse array of popular artists on their path to stardom - from The Beach Boys to Frank and Nancy Sinatra; from The 5th Dimension to Sam Cooke; from The Carpenters to Cher. They'd crafted some of pop music's most timeless and recognizable songs. And yet, outside the industry, few could name a single member. They are The Wrecking Crew.
Lou Adler, Herb Alpert, Glen Campbell, Cher, Dick Clark, Micky Dolenz, Roger McGuinn, Nancy Sinatra, Brian Wilson, Carol Kaye, Al Casey, Al Jardine, Bill Pittman, Bones Howe, Carmie Tedesco, Chuck Berghofer, Dave Gold, Don Randi, Earl Palmer, Gary Lewis, Hal Blaine, Jimmy Webb, Joe Osborn, Julius Wechter, Larry Levine, Leon Russell, Peter Tork, Stan Ross