Carol Kaye

Carol Kaye

Celebrating Carol Kaye (nee Smith, born March 24, 1935), an American musician, one of the most prolific and widely heard bass guitarists in rock and pop music. Kaye was a member of The Wrecking Crew, a group of studio musicians who played on a large number of hit records from Los Angeles in the 1960s.

Published by baldpomegranatenixon

I'm an expatriate Memphis musician and an instructor at a private music college in Minnesota. I find a greater clarity in my appreciation for music from Memphis and the Mississippi Delta region, now that I've lived away from it for decades, than when I was growing up in the midst of it.

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