Buddy Holly

  1. Backbeat: Phil Everly @ Buddy Holly's 75th Birthday Celebration: 'People Hated Our Music'

    September 08, 2011 10:28 AM EDT From Not Fading Away: From Left: Musicians Raul Malo, Boz Scaggs, Graham Nash, Gabe Saporta, Paul Anka, Victoria Asher, Waddy Wachtel, Chris Isaak, manager/record producer Peter Asher, Michelle Branch, Lyle Lovett, Shawn Colvin, and Patrick Stump ...

  2. Peter Asher: Long Wait for Beatles on iTunes Was 'Silly'

    November 30, 2010 12:00 AM EST In the 50 years that Peter Asher has been involved in the entertainment industry, he's worn every hat imaginable -- from child actor in his native England to artist as one-half of the '60s duo Peter and Gordon, he later transitioned to A ...

  3. Music Exec Murray Deutch Dies

    October 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Murray Deutch, a longtime music industry executive who helped propel Buddy Holly and the Crickets to stardom, died Oct. 2 in Scottsdale, Ariz. He was 90. Deutch's survivors include son Howard Deutch, the director of such films as "Pretty ...

  4. Del-Fi Records Founder Bob Keane Dies At 87

    December 01, 2009 12:00 AM EST Del-Fi Records founder Bob Keane, who discovered rocker Ritchie Valens, has died in Los Angeles at age 87. Keane's son, Tom, tells the Los Angeles Times that his father died of renal failure Saturday at an assisted-living home in Hollywood. B ...

  5. Peermusic To Release Holly Documentary

    January 15, 2009 12:00 AM EST In anticipation of the 50th anniversary of Buddy Holly's death on Feb.3, 1959, peermusic, the original publisher of the artist's music, will release a new hour-long audio documentary, featuring an exclusive interview with Holly's wi ...

  6. Niki Sullivan, Guitarist With Buddy Holly, Dies

    April 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Niki Sullivan, who played rhythm guitar and sang backup for Buddy Holly on his early hits with the Crickets, died Tuesday (April 6) in his sleep at his home near Kansas City, according to Tricia Earl Niki Sullivan, who played rhythm guitar and san ...

  7. Biz Vets Form 'Upper-Demo' Label Sovereign

    April 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST New album by Heart due in June. Five music-industry veterans have established Sovereign Artists, an "artist-friendly" independent label aimed at upper-demographic listeners. Santa Monica, Calif.-based Sovereign bows in late June with &qu ...