It's no secret that a very large number of rock bands use session players when making records. A lot of people may think that the use of session players means the band using them is not capable of playing the songs they record, but that's just not true. I'll give you an example.
The Beach Boys were perfectly capable of playing all their hits live, but it was much easier for Brian Wilson to use ses
As we reported earlier, fans of the Who and the Kinks‘ Ray Davies were quite disappointed to find out they’d sat through two and a half hours of the pomp that was the 2012 London Olympics closing ceremony, only to be denied the chance to watch their heroes perform at the big event.