Studio superstar Hugh McCracken has died at 60 from Leukemia. Vintage Vinyl News summarizes the guitarist’s career:

McCracken was one of the most sought after session guys on the planet, playing on Paul McCartney’s Ram and Wings’ Red Rose Speedway, John Lennon’s Double Fantasy, Paul Simon’s Still Crazy After All These Years, (and) Steely Dan’s Katy Lied.

Read a more extensive list of McCracken’s recordings and get reaction to his passing at VVN.