Among the many accomplishments of Herb Alpert—which include cofounding A&M Records, releasing 28 Billboard-charting albums (including five that reached number one), and being the only artist to top the Billboard Hot 100 as an instrumentalist and as a vocalist—the easy-listening legend has nine original sculptures on permanent display at the Field Museum. But that isn’t […]
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Cheer-Accident mastermind Thymme Jones on the upside of Herb Alpert’s nervous breakdown
Current musical obsessions of Cheer-Accident mastermind Thymme Jones, human Top 40 encyclopedia Tony Young, and Reader music editor Philip Montoro
The Wrecking Crew reveals the faces behind the hits
A long-gestating documentary looks at the session players who created the west-coast sound.
Listen to ‘Rise’ and ‘Rotation’ for Herb Alpert’s 80th birthday
Also, they’re today’s 12 O’Clock Track.