Ritchie Valens

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Name: Ritchie Valens
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Red, white and blues: The History of Rock’n’Roll in Ten Songs

The History of Rock’n’Roll in Ten SongsGreil MarcusYale University Press, 320pp, £16.99Greil Marcus takes the scenic route. Not for him the blunt logic of most rock scholarship, which usually drills deep into the narrow confines of one subject area. The ... [Published New Statesman - 8 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Buddy Holly motorcycle, Willie Nelson's braids up for sale at Waylon Jennings' auction

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A collection of outlaw country singer Waylon Jennings' belongings will go on public auction this fall, including a rare 1958 motorcycle originally owned by Buddy Holly and locks of Willie Nelson's braided hair.New York City-based auction ... [Published Squamish Chief - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Drought-conscious residents turn the water tables on public agencies

The scene captured on video by a onetime aspiring filmmaker had neither actors nor dialogue, but it spoke volumes:A stream of water from a leaking sprinkler pooled on the ground, creating a miniature marsh. Above the glistening pond, silver block letters ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

13 Hilarious Images To Help You See Just How Silly Stereotypes Really Are

This meme is called "Ordinary Muslim Man." It's best enjoyed by scrolling down slowly. I like how it reveals a prejudice ... and then makes you laugh. I know, I know, not all Muslims are this way or that way. True. But how do you *expect* them to be? ... [Published Upworthy - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Much to celebrate during Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is upon us, with all its color, music, foods and dances.Starting as a week celebration under President Lyndon Johnson, it was expanded to a month (Sept. 15 to Oct. 15) under President Ronald Reagan. The dates were chosen based ... [Published Beaver Dam Daily Citizen - Sep 22 2014]
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 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]

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Red, white and blues: The History of Rock’n’Rol... [Published New Statesman - 8 hours ago]
Buddy Holly motorcycle, Willie Nelson's braids ... [Published Squamish Chief - Sep 30 2014]
Drought-conscious residents turn the water tabl... [Published Los Angeles Times - Sep 30 2014]
"Valley of the Heart" lures Bay Area fans [Published Inside Bay Area - Sep 29 2014]
ALI announces October programs [Published Register Star - Sep 27 2014]
13 Hilarious Images To Help You See Just How Si... [Published Upworthy - Sep 26 2014]
Acrobats of China flex strength, beauty at Spencer [Published RuidosoSearch.com - Sep 26 2014]
Voices: Buddy Holly hit a chord for all ages [Published Florida Today - Sep 23 2014]
C3 to Rep The Big Bopper [Published License - Sep 22 2014]
Much to celebrate during Hispanic Heritage Month [Published Beaver Dam Daily Citizen - Sep 22 2014]
The September DVD/Blu-Ray Roundup Featuring Twi... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 22 2014]
Missions a vital part of California history [Published Reading Eagle - Sep 21 2014]
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]
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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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