Sonny Curtis (born May 9, 1937, Meadow, Texas) is an American singer and songwriter. Most of his work falls into the pop and country genres. He was a teenage pal and band member with Buddy Holly in Lubbock, Texas. Sonny is his actual first name, not a nickname.
Although Curtis had gone on the road with other musicians by the time Buddy Holly put together the Crickets in 1957, Curtis joined the Crickets after Holly's death in 1959, and soon took over the lead vocalist role in addition to lead guitar. As the credits show, he was part of the band for the 1960 album In Style with the Crickets for which they recorded the original versions of two of Curtis's best known songs, "I Fought the Law" and "More Than I Can Say" (co-written with drummer Jerry Allison). In 1964 he released the single "A Beatle I Want to Be". He has continued to record and perform intermittently as part of the band over six decades, mostЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Love Is All Around [09.1980, альбом]
- Beatle Hits Flamenco Guitar Style [08.2006, альбом]
- Sonny Curtis [сборник]
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