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Hal Blaine (1929–2019)

Hal Blaine was an American drummer and session musician of Jewish descent, with a career that lasted about 70 years. He was born in 1929 as "Harold Simon Belsky", son to Meyer Belsky and Rose Silverman. Both of his parents were immigrants from Eastern Europe. Blaine was born in Holyoke, Massachusetts, a planned city that was once famed for its ... See full bio »

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The Beach Boys: Pet Sounds (S9, Ep5)
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Love & Mercy Himself
Man on the Moon Harrah's Band
The Racing Scene Music Department


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 1999 Man on the Moon
Harrah's Band
 1969 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Country Band Drummer
- The Death of Wild Bill Hannachek (1969) ... Country Band Drummer (uncredited)
 1966 Jan & Dean: On the Run (TV Short)
 1965 Baby the Rain Must Fall
Band Member (uncredited)
 1963 The Nutty Professor
Conga Player (uncredited)
 1962 Girls! Girls! Girls!
Drummer in Lounge Band (uncredited)
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Single: Drummer on "Surf City" by Jan & Dean. See more »

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Father of Michelle Blaine. See more »

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