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The Crickets were the backing band formed by singer/songwriter Buddy Holly in the 1950s. It consisted of Jerry Allison (drums), Joe B Mauldin (bass) and Nikki Sullivan (rhythm guitar).

Many believe that The Crickets chose their name while listening to a playback of "I'm Gonna Love You Too." This is not true; the name was chosen while going through an encyclopedia of names. Other names had been considered including The…

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  • RIP, bassist Joe B Mauldin
  • https://deadlygoodmusic.wordpress.com/2014/07/26/the-crickets-the-chirping-crickets-1957/ My review of "The chirping crickets" Make sure to read it!
  • Can't believe,i've only got ONE scrobble on the Crickets...unless it's that I've got all Buddy and the boys' stuff on CD,vinyl,video,DVD,iPad and every other way going....I'm not complaing...keep it coming!
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  • great music
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  • My Favourite Band! Buddy Holly <3
  • Also a doo wop band under that same name 5 years before the Texas Crickets
  • best rock n roll band ever!!
  • Please vote for Elvis Presley in [url=http://www.last.fm/group/The+American+Rock+League/forum/100626/_/624612]The American Rock League[/url]!

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