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Highlights from the career of drummer Hal Blaine

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Session drummer Hal Blaine, who died Monday at age 90 , played on thousands of records in the 1960s and '70s. He was best known for the opening solo on the Ronettes' "Be My Baby," but also played on a wide range of songs now considered classics. Here are highlights:

— "Strangers in the Night," Frank Sinatra. — "Return to Sender," Elvis Presley. — "Good Vibrations," The Beach Boys. — "Mr. Tambourine Man," The Byrds. — "A Taste of Honey," Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass.

— "California Dreaming," The Mamas and the Papas. — "The Way We Were," Barbra Streisand. — "Love Will Keep Us Together," The Captain and Tennille. — "Bridge Over Troubled Water," Simon & Garfunkel. — "Another Saturday Night," Sam Cooke.

— "Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In," The 5th Dimension. — "(They Long To Be) Close To You," The Carpenters.

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