The Wrecking Crew: Meet the unsung heroes of 1960s music

You've heard their spirit-lifting talent, but you probably don't know their names. Filmmaker Denny Tedesco peels back the layers of a buried story.
A new documentary, The Wrecking Crew, calls attention to a prolific but obscure musical collective that changed the music industry in the 1960s. (wreckingcrewfilm.com)

You've heard their spirit-lifting sound, but you probably don't know their names.

The Wrecking Crew, a collective of L.A.-based session musicians, lent their musical talents to an impressive list of hits — including California Dreamin', These Boots Are Made For Walking and Be My Baby  from the late '50s to the early '70s.

Now the unsung heroes are the stars of a new documentary, The Wrecking Crew. Filmmaker Denny Tedesco joins guest host Candy Palmater to peel back the layers of a buried story and share his personal connection to the collective. 

WEB EXTRA | Watch the trailer for The Wrecking Crew below, and stream a curated Songza playlist that includes hours of their work here


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