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Hal Blaine on Phil Spector

Hal Blaine, the Wrecking Crew’s drummer-in-chief, briefly talks about working with the … MORE

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The Captain and Me

Sounds like the title of an old Doobie Brothers album, doesn't it? Well, it is---and a great one at that. Maybe their best, from back in 1973. "China Grove" and "Natural Thing" are tough songs to … MORE

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Gone Fishin'

After a busy year of speaking engagements, Kent "Micronite" Hartman will be appearing only in his mind for the rest of 2013 as he works on his next book.

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About Kent Hartman

Kent Hartman, Author, The Wrecking Crew, businessman and music industry insider.

Kent Hartman, the winner of the 2013 Frances Fuller Victor Award for General Nonfiction at the Oregon Book Awards, is both a bestselling author (The Wrecking Crew for St. Martin’s Press) and a longtime music industry entrepreneur. His clients have included Elvis Presley Enterprises, America, Lyle Lovett, Hall & Oates, Eddie Money, Pat Benatar, Kool & the Gang, Three Dog Night, and Kenny Loggins, among dozens of other well-known artists. During the mid-2000s he also co-owned Mark Lindsay’s Rock & Roll Café with Mark Lindsay, the former lead singer of Paul Revere & the Raiders. Additionally, Mr. Hartman was for many years … MORE