Larry Knechtel worked with The Byrds and The Mamas and the Papas
Keyboardist Larry Knechtel has passed away aged 69.
His death from an apparent heart attack on August 20 has been confirmed by the Valley Hills Funeral Home in Yakima, Washington, reports BBC News.
Knechtel won a Grammy in 1970 for his arrangement of Simon And Garfunkel‘s ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’, and was instrumental in helping create Phil Spector‘s “Wall of Sound”.
Knechtel also played on the Dixie Chicks‘ 2006 album ‘Taking The Long Way’.