The crack studio musicians responsible for countless hit records get their due in 'The Wrecking Crew!' doc

March 12, 2015 12:10 PM

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Growing up in the San Fernando Valley in the '60s, Denny Tedesco didn't think his dad was different from anybody else's father in the neighborhood. He'd walk through the door each evening after work, kiss his wife and greet the kids. Then he'd ask the same question: "Any calls?"

Instead of working in an office, however, Tommy Tedesco filled his days reeling off twangy riffs that became the musical signatures of TV shows such as "Bonanza" and "Batman" along with the atmospheric acoustic guitar intro for the Mamas & the Papas' "California Dreamin'" and colorful leads and fill...

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