Larry Knechtel

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Birthday
4, 1940
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Aug 20, 2009 (69)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
4, 1940
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Aug 20, 2009 (69)

About

Musician and performer known for his work on many hit songs associated with Phil Spector and The Wrecking Crew.

Before Fame

He became a member of the California rock and roll band Kip Tyler and the Flips in 1957.

Trivia

He played the piano on the 1970 Simon and Garfunkel hit Bridge over Troubled Water for which he won a Grammy.

Family Life

He was survived by his family when he died of a heart attack in 2009.

Associated With

He was also skilled with the harmonica and electric bass guitar, which he used on The Byrds' cover of Mr. Tambourine Man by Bob Dylan.