Buddy Holly and The Crickets. American Rock ‘n Roll singers.
Album cover for The Chirping Crickets, signed in blue ink on the front by Buddy Holly (who adds, Best of luck to you), his drummer Jerry Allison, and bassist Joe Maudlin. A notation on the back states, “March 21, 1958, Walthamstow, the Crickets.” The cover measures 12 inches wide by 12 inches high.
This debut album of Buddy Holly’s band, The Crickets, is the only one featuring Buddy Holly, released during his lifetime. It contains the groups’ Number One single, “That’ll Be The Day,” and its Top Ten hit, “Oh Boy.” Other Cricket classics include “Not Fade Away,” “Maybe Baby” and “I’m Looking for Someone to Love.” The five songs rank among the best rock and roll songs of the 1950s, and the record, one the most significant album debuts in rock and roll history. Note that the signatures are lightly written in blue ballpoint pen.
Framed in white, garnet and antiqued silver gilt measuring 19 inches wide by 19 inches high.
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