Spencer Leigh

American Pop Before The Beatles

Product Description

The music journalist and BBC Radio Merseyside presenter Spencer Leigh has spoken to over 250 singers, musicians, songwriters, record producers and managers for AMERICAN POP BEFORE THE BEATLES, a special Kindle ebook concentrating on the years from 1955 to 1963.

The interviewees included Chet Atkins, Gary US Bonds, Pat Boone, James Burton, Chubby Checker, Hal David, Bo Diddley, Duane Eddy, Phil Everly, Ronnie Hawkins, Lee Hazlewood, Barney Kessel, Brenda Lee, Little Anthony, Roy Orbison, Carl Perkins, Gene Pitney, Doc Pomus, Bobby Rydell, Neil Sedaka, Del Shannon, Bobby Vee and Jerry Wexler as well as members of the Blue Caps, the Comets, the Crickets, the Crystals, Drifters, the Four Seasons and the Ronettes.

AMERICAN POP BEFORE THE BEATLES is an expanded edition of Baby, That is Rock And Roll, a 1996 book which was seen as frank, perceptive, funny and opinionated.

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