• RIP Bob Bogle – Recording with The Ventures

    Back in the early 70s, after I had just moved to Los Angeles, I received a call to record with The Ventures. Who, as a guitar player, hadn’t learned “Walk Don’t Run” and wouldn’t be flattered for that opportunity, I certainly was! I had completely forgotten about these recording sessions until I saw that Bob

  • War Stories With Phil Spector

    Sad to hear about Phil but not surprising. I worked many times with Phil in the 60s and 70s with The Righteous Brothers and John Lennon. Check out our other site at http://over50music.com/arts-musings/my-time-with-phil-spector/ for the complete story.

  • Glen Campbell – Some Early Stories

    The first time I remember seeing Glen was when I was playing with Dick Dale at a high school prom and Glen was the opening act. All I could think was who was this guy? Amazing singing and guitar playing. This had to be around 1961-62. The first time I met Glen was at the

  • Darlene Love And The Blossoms – What I Remember

    I believe I first heard of the Blossoms when they appeared on Dick Dale’s “King Of The Surf Guitar” (I was lucky enough to be on that session playing guitar next to Glen Campbell but that’s another story). I’m not sure if the girls were at the date but I soon learned that they were