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Buddy Holly begins final recording session in 1958

Fri Oct 21, 2011 3:59 pm

Buddy Holly began his final recording session this day in 1958. Hear each of the songs that came from this session here...http://rockabillynblues.blogspot.com/20 ... rding.html

Re: Buddy Holly begins final recording session in 1958

Fri Oct 21, 2011 11:18 pm

rileypromo wrote:Buddy Holly began his final recording session this day in 1958. Hear each of the songs that came from this session here...http://rockabillynblues.blogspot.com/2011/10/buddy-holly-begins-last-recording.html


Too bad the blog does not mention that Holly was on his own -- no Crickets with him. Or that it was a true stereo session. Or that a live orchestra was there for backing. The tracks sound fantastic.

Coral Records Studios - Pythian Temple, N.Y.C. - October 21, 1958

Buddy Holly : vocal
Al Caiola : acoustic guitar
Sanford Bloch : string bass
Ernest Hayes : piano
Doris Johnson : harp
Clifford Leeman: drums
Abraham 'Boomie' Richman : tenor saxophone
Strings orchestra : violins (Sylvan Shulman, Leo Kruczek, Leonard Posner, Irving Spice, Ray Free, Herbert Bourne, Julius Held, Paul Winter), violas (David Schwartz, Howard Kay), cellos (Maurice Brown, Maurice Bialkin)

(True stereo recordings on this session)

TRUE LOVE WAYS (Holly-Petty) - 2:48 - # 105869 S (21/10/58)
June, 1984 - Overdubbed by The Picks

IT DOESN'T MATTER ANYMORE (Anka) - 2:02 - # 105870 S (21/10/58)

RAINING IN MY HEART (B. & F. Bryant) - 2:46 - # 105871 S (21/10/58)
Early November 1995 - Overdubbed by The Picks

MOONDREAMS (Petty) - 2:39 - # 105872 S (21/10/58)
Early November 1995 - Overdubbed by The Picks

http://buddyholly.pagesperso-orange.fr/page4_2.htm

Re: Buddy Holly begins final recording session in 1958

Sat Oct 22, 2011 6:22 am

Great detailed info. Thanks for that!:)

Re: Buddy Holly begins final recording session in 1958

Sun Oct 23, 2011 1:04 pm

Thanks. The site has a lot of good Holly info.