Ritchie Valens

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Name: Ritchie Valens
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

QUICK DRAW: Missoula guitar instructor passes down his passion for music

There are three things that matter most to local guitar instructor Dave Francis: his family, teaching music to others and his beloved Utah Jazz.He has found success in the first two endeavors, but alas, he can’t control the fate of his favorite but hapless ... [Published Ravalli Republic - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

No. 29: Rock 'n' roller Buddy Holly

The name of this 1950s entertainer is forever linked in tragedy with the history of Clear Lake.Buddy Holly, along with fellow entertainers Ritchie Valens and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson and pilot Roger Peterson, were killed on Feb. 3, 1959, when ... [Published Globe-Gazette - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Waylon Jennings' Family to Auction Off Buddy Holly's Motorcycle

The family of the late, great Waylon Jennings is putting a whole bunch of his stuff up for auction next month in Phoenix—and you'll probably want to take out another mortgage or two for this one because among the items up for bid will be Buddy Holly's ... [Published Gawker - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

400 turn out for Brownsville Blues Festival

Sept. 01 --Fresh off their Jamaican honeymoon, Tricia and Tommy Thompson weren't about to miss out on dancing to live blues music being performed in the Yuba County foothills.After all, Tommy has attended every Brownsville Blues Festival his father, Clay ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

PCEC takes a trip down memory lane

It was Nostalgia Night at the PCEC meeting on Sunday, August 17 - well, Nostalgia Morning to be precise, since the meetings happen in the morning.Club member David Garmaise, a frequent presenter of things audio and visual, took members on a trip down ... [Published Pattaya Mail - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

R.I.P. Character Actor Stephen Lee

The man who played the annoying but thorough cabinet installer on Seinfeld has died. Stephen Lee died August 14 of a heart attack in his Los Angeles home, police said. He was 58. The veteran character actor racked up scores of credits, mostly TV shows ... [Published Deadline.com - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Walla Walla High class of '59 plans reunion

AdvertisementFidel Castro’s troops approached Havana and the Soviet Union successfully launched the Luna 1 spacecraft on Jan. 2, 1959. The next day the atoll of Addu in the Maldives declared independence while Alaska became the 49th U.S. state. Five days ... [Published Walla Walla Union-Bulletin - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Bye-Bye Butterflies, Free Music and a Show…

DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES - In this week's Don't Miss List: Bye-Bye Butterflies, Free Music and a Show of Volcanic Proportions1. All summer long you’ve wanted to experience the Butterfly Pavilion at the Natural History Museum . Yet, you dallied. Well, you ... [Published Los Angeles Downtown News Online - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Buddy Holly is Given a Late Star

Holly would have turned 75 this year, and we all remember what a great musician he was. Of course, the younger generations might not remember him, and although he lives through his music it is rarely heard playing anymore. He got one of the biggest presents ... [Published Discounted Hotel Rooms - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

No. 12: The Surf Ballroom

The Surf Ballroom, one of the jewels of North Iowa, has offered the best in musical entertainment for more than 60 years.Built in 1933 by Carl Fox, the original building, which sat on Clear Lake, was destroyed by fire in 1947 and rebuilt across the s ... [Published Globe-Gazette - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Fast-track Frights

By Ken Leighton, Singer/guitarist Mikey Carnevale has no idea why the Frights was nominated as Best Live Band for this year’s San Diego Music Awards.The punk trio from Poway has no dancing go-go girls, matching suits, or monster masks used by other nominees ... [Published San Diego Reader - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Motorcycle owned by Buddy Holly among auction items

PHOENIX, Ariz. -- A 1958 Ariel Cyclone owned by rock 'n' roll legend Buddy Holly is among the items going up for auction next month.The auction by Guernsey's of belongings formerly owned by country music legend Waylon Jennings will take place at the Musical ... [Published Dealer News - Aug 20 2014]

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PLYMOUTH HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1959: I loved gro... [Published Wicked Local Plymouth - Sep 17 2014]
Learn the stories behind the hit songs [Published My Kawartha - Sep 10 2014]
QUICK DRAW: Missoula guitar instructor passes d... [Published Ravalli Republic - Sep 08 2014]
Philippine/USA Society holds ‘After the Storm’ ... [Published Philippine Star - Sep 07 2014]
No. 29: Rock 'n' roller Buddy Holly [Published Globe-Gazette - Sep 07 2014]
Happy 78th birthday, Buddy! A by-the-numbers tr... [Published Lubbock Online - Sep 07 2014]
Warren Gerds/Critic at Large: Review: Daddy D’s... [Published WeAreGreenBay.com - Sep 06 2014]
Waylon Jennings' Family to Auction Off Buddy Ho... [Published Gawker - Sep 05 2014]
'Teen death' songs of the late '50s and early '... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 03 2014]
400 turn out for Brownsville Blues Festival [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Sep 01 2014]
Bobby Dee's in Pembroke keeps memories flowing ... [Published Concord Monitor - Aug 31 2014]
PCEC takes a trip down memory lane [Published Pattaya Mail - Aug 29 2014]
R.I.P. Character Actor Stephen Lee [Published Deadline.com - Aug 27 2014]
Walla Walla High class of '59 plans reunion [Published Walla Walla Union-Bulletin - Aug 27 2014]
Character Actor Stephen Lee Dies at 58 [Published Hollywood Reporter - Aug 27 2014]
Fall-Winter Season 2014-15 announced [Published RuidosoSearch.com - Aug 26 2014]
Bye-Bye Butterflies, Free Music and a Show… [Published Los Angeles Downtown News Online - Aug 25 2014]
Top ten things to do in Napa Valley on Labor Da... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 25 2014]
Speakers, artists open SIUE to the community [Published Edwardsville Intelligencer - Aug 22 2014]
1950's Rewind [Published Lifestyles over 50 - Aug 22 2014]
Buddy Holly is Given a Late Star [Published Discounted Hotel Rooms - Aug 22 2014]
No. 12: The Surf Ballroom [Published Globe-Gazette - Aug 21 2014]
Fast-track Frights [Published San Diego Reader - Aug 21 2014]
Motorcycle owned by Buddy Holly among auction i... [Published Dealer News - Aug 20 2014]
Housebuilders hope for bigger slice of the action [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 17 2014]
GLENCORE : Swiss bliss in prospect as Glencore ... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 16 2014]
Get ready for Los Lobos in November [Published Riverside Press Enterprise - Aug 14 2014]
Don McLean at the Spencer: Do you believe in ro... [Published RuidosoSearch.com - Aug 14 2014]
Fifty Years Of 'Farmer John': A Hit That Opened... [Published NPR - Aug 10 2014]
Willie Nelson’s Hair and Buddy Holly’s Motorcyc... [Published TIME.com - Aug 07 2014]
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Willie Nelson’s Hair and Buddy Holly’s Motorcyc... [Published TIME.com - Aug 07 2014]
For the devoted collectors out there, now’s your chance to buy some truly offbeat music memorabilia — including Willie Nelson’s hair. Auction house Guernsey’s is planning to auction off some 2,000 objects owned by the late country singer Waylon Jennings. ...
REVIEW: Get On Up Is a Loud, Proud and Oscar-Wo... [Published TIME.com - Jul 30 2014]
Even by the standards of early rock ‘n’ roll songs, the 1956 “Please, Please, Please” is primitive, in fact primal. It’s the “Hare Krishna” of sexual desperation: one word is repeated a couple dozen times in a lover’s mantra, prayer or threat, as crooned ...
6 Songs That Seem Patriotic But Aren’t [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 01 2014]
Here’s a list of songs that seem like they’re patriotic, but if you listen more closely their messages aren’t quite so pro-America. When creating your Fourth of July playlist, you should be more discriminating than just picking any song that has U.S.A. ...
10 photos from L.A.'s long-gone Pacific Ocean P... [Published Boing Boing - May 06 2014]
Pacific Ocean Park--or as it was commonly known in Los Angeles from the '50s through the '70s, P.O.P.--was extraordinary in both its glamorous rise and spectacular fall. As a family-oriented attraction in the '50s with modernist-styled rides designed ...
The Day the Music Didn't Die [Published RealClearPolitics - Homepage - Feb 03 2014]
Carl Cannon, RealClearPoliticsLet’s get this out of the way, because although it’s a cliché, it’s an indelible one: Feb. 3, 1959, was not the day the music died.Rock-and-roll was really just getting started when the small airplane carrying Buddy Holly, ...
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