Eddie Cochran
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Live In L.A. 1959 album art

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Summertime Blues
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C'mon Everybody
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Instrumental Blues
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Weekend
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Twenty Flight Rock

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Eddie Cochran

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Somehow, time has not accorded Eddie Cochran quite the same respect as other early rockabilly pioneers like Buddy Holly, or even Ricky Nelson or Gene Vincent. This is partially attributable to his very brief lifespan as a star: he only had a couple of big hits before dying in a car crash during a British tour in 1960. He was in the same league as the best rockabilly stars, though, with a brash, fat guitar sound that helped lay the groundwork for the power chord. He was also a go... Read more

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