Okay, now the details. Billy Strange was a badass of a session player, a member of the legendary Wrecking Crew group of studio musicians that played on pretty much everything during the ’60s. Check out the back cover below and you’ll find some other great Wrecking Crew legends appear on this record, too, like Hal Blaine and Glen Campbell. Come on!
As a songwriter Strange was no slouch, either. He’s the man behind this tasty cut:
So what’s Folk Rock Hits? Just one of the many covers albums Strange recorded for GNP Crescendo. It’s cool enough, but honestly I bought it for the cover. You can pick up your own slice of folk rock cheesecake for 5-10 bucks. Happy hunting.