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May/Jun 2019 - Buddy Holly And The Crickets

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Somewhat of a triple-header this issue, with three
Plenty of celebratory treats to look forward to in the anniversary year of Buddy’s tragic passing, including a BBC documentary, a coffee table book and a vinyl reissue of this, The Crickets’ debut long-player
‘The King Of Surf Guitar’ dies, aged 81
British rock’n’roll lost one of its most faithful and charismatic figures with the death of promoter and agent Paul “Legs” Barrett from a heart attack in January. Barrett, 78, had been in poor health after a series of mini strokes in the last couple of years, but remained an enthusiastic and active figure on the scene to the end…
An early groover from Charlie Gracie, plus obscure gems from Dean Carter and Blankenship Brothers are among this month’s picks, courtesy of James Cotton, of omegaauctions.co.uk…
Frontman Stephen Dalton talks us through the rise of a new force in vintage R&B
Rootsy country, German rockabilly, swinging hip-shakers, early Elvis cuts and music inspired by American Graffitiare almong this month’s waxings
Among this month’s releases on shiny disc are retrospectives of Frankie Vaughan, Chubby Checker, Ritchie Valens and Conway Twitty, plus a reminder of how electrifying Jack Rabbit Slim were live, and a barnstorming first album proper from Brit band Haney’s Big House
Rockin’ Race celebrated its quarter century in grand style this year. We donned our shades to raise a glass…
In this issue, Vince remembers an impromptu car drive from London to Glasgow to find fish and chips and an encounter over Guernsey with Mr Biggles…
Brian “Licorice” Locking began his career in Vince Taylor’s Playboys before joining Marty Wilde’s Wildcats, playing on such hits as Teenager In Loveand Bad Boy. He was the bass guitarist of The Shadows from 1962-63, enjoying success with Cliff’s Summer Holidaysoundtrack, Foot Tapper, Guitar Tango, Dance Onand Atlantis
Less than five feet tall, Brenda Lee belied her small
Buddy Holly as a country artist? It could have easily ended up that way, had the young singer’s head not been turned by the arrival of Elvis Presley in the mid-1950s…
Dick Dale, the progenitor of surf-rock, died in March. We pay tribute to a man who invented an entire sound and influenced generations of guitarists…
Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison, Charlie Rich, Johnny Cash and Billy Lee Riley all began their careers at Sun Records – and one man kept rhythm for all of them. We meet rockabilly’s greatest drummer, JM “Jimmy” Van Eaton
You may not know the name, but you’ll certainly know the songs. As the man behind some of Elvis and Jerry Lee Lewis’ most famous hits, Otis Blackwell was one of the most successful songwriters of his generation. Here is our pick of the Brooklyn-born songsmith’s greatest contributions to the canon…
Bill Haley was one of the main fathers of rock’n’roll, but his career didn’t start with Rock Around The Clock…
When the call came from C&W’s showcase gig, the Killer was hell-bent on leaving an impression
Though he’s just 33, Nick Waterhouse has a soul born of a different era. He talks 45s, the purity of vinyl and Donald Trump with Vintage Rock
In this excerpt from new book, Shake Your Hips: The Excello Records Story, Vintage Rock’s very own Randy Fox tells the story of a Nashville label unlike any other