Hal Blaine, drummer and the member of ‘Wrecking Crew’, has propelled a large number of hit records between the period of 60s and 70s. This global unit of first-call studio performers and Hollywood’s elite died on Monday. On his official Facebook page, his family members announced the news of his death, and that his age was 90 when he gave up his life.
The statement given by the family members said, “May he rest forever on 2 and 4.”
Hal’s family appreciated the outpouring of prayers and support that have been given to Hal from all over the world. Also, they respectfully requested privacy in this time of great mourning, and said no additional particulars will be opened at this time.
According to a modern drummer of 2017, Dennis Diken, Hal Blaine gave his appearance on more than 35000 recordings that had some 6000 singles as well. He said, “Blaine’s drumming could be found on all reaches of the Hot 100 — usually near the top.” Another fellow member of the Wrecking Crew, Don Randi, told that Hal Blaine was a trend setter for rock and roll drumming. Hal Blaine was born on 5th of February, 1929 in Harold Simon Belsky in Holyoke. In the year 1943, his family went to California.
He was actively working as a musician since many years. Between the time of 1963 and 1968, his four albums of instrumentals were issued under his own name.