Carol Kaye

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Born: 03/24/1935 in Everett, Washington, USA

Filmography

Actor (5)

The Wrecking Crew 2015 (Movie)

(Himself)

When KISS Ruled The World 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Glen Campbell: Still on the Line 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Milestones

1968

Releases How To Play The Electric Bass

1963

Changes instrument to bass after filling in on Capitol Records session

1957

Invited to play guitar on Sam Cooke's "Summertime"

Bonus Trivia

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Kaye claims to have played guitar on the Beach Boys' 1963 number one "Surf City." However, although a session list compiled by Craig Slowinski for The Smile Sessions box-set liner notes reveals that she unquestionably played on several sessions for the song, none of those recordings made the final edit as released on the single.

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Kaye quit her session work on Frank Zappa's second album, Absolutely Free, after objecting to some of its lyrics.

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