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Your M-M-Memory Is T-T-Torturing Me
2:36 • Studio version
2:23 • Studio version
3:11 • Studio version
3:18 • Studio version
Forever In Mind
2:30 • Studio version
Cruise In It
2:45 • Studio version
2:34 • Studio version
Don't Tell Me That You Can't Come Out Tonight
2:57 • Studio version
That's All She Wrote
2:55 • Studio version
From The Hour, January 9th, 1989
The Crickets, the band of the late rock’n’roll great Buddy Holly, recently got help from a member of another legendary group: Paul McCartney, the former Beatle.
McCartney played piano, sang harmony and was producer of the song “T-Shirt” on the Nashville band’s current album of the same name.
“They are probably the first rock’n’roll band I remember” McCartney said in a promotional videotape for the Crickets. “I’ve always been a fan of theirs.”
The McCartney-Crickets collaboration, done at McCartney’s recording studio in England, evolved from the Crickets’ appearance two years ago at McCartney’s annual Buddy Holly Week celebration. At that time, the ex-Beatles said he was interested in working with the group.
The album is the first in about 10 years for the Crickets, whose name inspired McCartney and John Lennon to name their band after another insect.
“It is basic rock’n’roll with three pieces (instruments),” says Cricket Jerry “J.I.” Allison, a drummer. “It’s basically what we did back in the ’50s.” […]