Saturday, March 4, 2017

Lyle Ritz Has Died

Lyle Ritz, ukelele player and bassist with the legendary studio backing group The Wrecking Crew, died yesterday in Portland, Oregon.

Ritz compiled over 5,000 credits including "Good Vibrations" for the Beach Boys, "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'" by the Righteous Brothers and "A Taste Of Honey" for Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass.

Ritz also played for Linda Ronstadt, the Monkees, Sonny & Cher and Dean Martin and played bass on television soundtracks including The Rockford Files and Kojak.

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