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Throwback Thursday – ‘Buddy Holly’

This months Throwback Thursday will focus on the 1950’s A decade which started Rock’n’Roll. For the last Throwback Thursday of December, we look at one of the worlds most influential artists when it comes to Rock’n’Roll, Buddy Holly, and his self titled 1958 album. Buddy was one of the biggest influences to some of the biggest artists in Rock’n’Roll history, such as The Beatles, Eric Clapton, The Rolling Stones, and… Keep Reading

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1st MARCH: A Busy Day In The World of Music News History

1958, Buddy Holly played the first of 25 dates on his only UK tour at the Trocadero, Elephant & Castle, London. Also on the bill was Gary Miller, The Tanner Sisters, Des O’Connor, The Montanas, Ronnie Keene & His Orchestra. 1961, Elvis Presley signed a five-year movie deal with producer Hal Wallis. During his career, Elvis made over feature films 1967, Working at Abbey Road studios, London, The Beatles started… Keep Reading

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Buddy Holly

With his signature vocal hiccup and hits like “That’ll Be the Day,” “Rave On,” “Peggy Sue” and “Not Fade Away,” Buddy Holly was a rock & roll pioneer, as well as one of the genre’s first great singer-songwriters. He used the recording studio for doubletracking and other advanced techniques, and popularized the two guitars, bass, and drums lineup. Holly’s playful, mock-ingenuous singing, with slides between falsetto and regular voice, was… Keep Reading

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On This Day | 25th March…

Tommy Lee Flashes Fans, John Lennon and Yoko Ono Have A Sleep Over And Motown Celebrate 25 years. 1958, Having been sworn in as Private 53310761 the previous day Elvis Presley received the regulation short back and sides haircut from army barber James Peterson. Presley would earn $78 per month as an army private. 1958, Buddy Holly appeared at The Gaumont Theatre in London, the final date on his only… Keep Reading

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On This Day | 19th March…

1958, During his only UK tour, Buddy Holly played two shows at the Regal Cinema in Hull, Yorkshire. Also on the bill, Gary Miller, The Tanner Sisters, Des O’Connor, The Montanas, Ronnie Keene & His Orchestra. 1962, Bob Dylan’s debut album Bob Dylan was released in the Untied States. Initially poor sales led the record to be known around Columbia Records as ‘Hammond’s Folly’ (John Hammond was producer of Dylan’s… Keep Reading

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