Drummer Hal Blaine, played on hits of Sinatra, Elvis, dies

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Drummer Hal Blaine, played on hits of Sinatra, Elvis, dies

Kevork Djansezian, File)

Don Randi, from left, Glen Campbell and Hal Blaine, representing session musicians known as The Wrecking Crew, hold up their hands after placing them in the cement after the induction ceremony for Hollywood’s RockWalk in 2008 in Los Angeles. Drummer Blaine, who played on many of the biggest hits in music history, has died. Blaine’s son-in-law Andy Johnson tells The Associated Press that Blaine died of natural causes Monday at his home in Palm Desert, California. He was 90.

Drummer Hal Blaine, played on hits of Sinatra, Elvis, dies

Kevork Djansezian, File)

Don Randi, from left, Glen Campbell and Hal Blaine, representing session musicians known as The Wrecking Crew, hold up their hands after placing them in the cement after the induction ceremony for Hollywood’s RockWalk in 2008 in Los Angeles. Drummer Blaine, who played on many of the biggest hits in music history, has died. Blaine’s son-in-law Andy Johnson tells The Associated Press that Blaine died of natural causes Monday at his home in Palm Desert, California. He was 90.
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