The 2008 documentary, The Wrecking Crew – a celebration of the (often unnamed) studio musicians that played on a great many radio hits of the 1960s and 70s – is on tour and coming to a town near me.
Tommy Tedesco Twangin’ Twelve Great Hits 1962
Tommy Tedesco, “the most famous guitarist you’ve never heard of,” has played on countless rock, pop, television & film soundtrack recording dates. One of Tedesco’s earliest albums as a solo artist – Twangin’ Twelve Great Hits from 1962 – would appear to be an attempt by Tommy to give Duane Eddy a run for his money:
“Exodus” Tommy Tedesco 1962
How fun to see the Tedesco closes an album of older standards with a classic string bender — “Rebel Rouser” — from the original twang master (actually, Eddy in collaboration with Lee Hazlewood).
When Earth Tones Ruled
Tommy Tedesco at NAMM with Dale Zdenek & Joe Diorio