This jazz and studio guitar great played on hundreds of recordings including Phil Spector's "River Deep-Mountain High" and "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'," Julie London's "Cry Me A River," and many of the Coasters' hits and was known for beig one of the weirdest dudes in the business.

Name
Barney Kessel
Birthday
October 17, 1923
Age
80
Died on
Thursday, May 6th, 2004
Famous
Confirmed
Tuesday, April 28th, 1998
Barney Kessel
Share on Twitter Share on Facebook



 

 

Guess the Stiff!

Red enjoyed a long and illustrious career in Hollywood, but he is perhaps best remembered for his compelling performance in the role of Jiggs Quealy in the 1985 TV movie Reunion At Fairborough. Or, perhaps not.

(d) July 13th, 2006