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On This Day – Eddie Cochran Has The Summertime Blues, in November!

Tweet On this day in 1958 the Wonderful Eddie Cochran made the UK Charts with Summertime Blues, one of the classic rock songs that has been covered by many, many artists. Sadly, EC died just some 2 years later. He was in a taxi with Gene Vincent and his girlfriend Sharon Sheeley when it left […]

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On this Day – Live Fast, Love Hard, Die Young

Tweet On this day in 1955 Faron Young reached number one in the US C & W (it was called American Country at the time I think) charts with his Live fast, Love Hard, Die Young. (Covered unsuccessfully, by Eddie Cochran) To my ears there is something very odd and unsettling about this track. It […]

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