Pop Chronicles Interviews #90 - Norman Petty
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- Opinion of pop music scene today; opinion of other producers; changes from "Peggy Sue" to "Bottle of Wine," technological workarounds of earlier years 0:02:33
- Differences between Buddy Holly and the Fireballs 0:02:05
- Recollections of early association with Buddy Holly and the Crickets; various groups billed as the Crickets 0:02:04
- Buddy Holly's musical background (and Jerry Allison's); arrangement of the Crickets' songs; selection of material 0:02:06
- Creative process of the group; songwriting credits; influences on the Crickets 0:02:03
- Accounting for popularity of Holly and Crickets; why Holly recorded as a solo artist 0:02:03
- Why they started using strings; Holly's influence on British sound of early 1960s 0:01:53
- Holly's overall importance in evolution of contemporary pop; where pop music might be heading next 0:02:29
- Holly's legacy; conclusion of interview 0:00:59
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #90 - Norman Petty, audio recording, April 1968; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1692164/: accessed April 2, 2023), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.