The Wrecking Crew was the most influential band of the 20th century, that no one ever heard of. This documentary delves into the history of the group of session musicians in Los Angeles, California during the 1960’s. They laid down the music for many of the most defining rock and roll artists of that period including The Monkees, The Mamas and the Papas, The Carpenters, and many many more. The concept that a single group of studio musicians could be entirely responsible for changing the course of music history sounds impossible, but they did it.
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