Rock Bands of L. A raw and exciting rocker with a cocky rebellious image, Eddie Cochran was far from the polished and packaged idols being heavily marketed to American teenagers in the years between the rise of Elvis Presley and the arrival of the Beatles. And while he may have faded from popular memory in the years since his tragic and early death, his biggest hits have not.
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His career was short, but it blazed brightly and his talents as a multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, singer and performer meant that had he lived, there can be no question that he would have gone on to achieve even greater things. After graduating from school in Eddie met a country singer named Hank Cochran, who is no relation, but the two of them toured together and did a few recordings as the Cochran Brothers. On some of his recordings in mid with Chuck Foreman, they are joined by Guybo Smith on bass and these are the earliest recordings of Eddie singing lead vocal. Through the early part of , Eddie continued recording with Capehart on demos of his songs as well as with Hank as the Cochran Brothers. A couple of months later several records come out featuring just the Cochran Brothers on Ekko; they are the last records by the duo. Ned was, in fact, a woman, named Nelda Fairchild who was a prolific songwriter; what we hear is her basic song with the whole feel and mood of the piece created by Eddie. With Jerry Capehart banging on a soup carton and Guybo playing bull fiddle it creates a wonderful atmosphere.
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He was a celebrity, not only for his worldwide songs, but also for his ability with a guitar and his roles at the cinema. He was involved in music at an early age, and played in a school band. He experimented a lot of music genres, played a lot of instruments and sang a lot, speaking to his generation. Because of his influence in the rock industry, he received, posthumously, his induction into the Rock Hall of Fame, the highest reward a singer-writer-compositor could ever expect. Many artists paid tribute to his work that marked the Rock. Very quickly, he showed a deep interest in music, starting getting guitar lessons, playing in a school band and trying to reinterpret songs he heard on the radio.
Originally a single B-side, it was released in August  and peaked at number 8 on the Billboard Hot on September 29, and number 18 on the UK Singles Chart. It has been covered by many artists, including being a number-one hit for country music artist Alan Jackson , and scoring notable hits in versions by Blue Cheer , The Who , and Brian Setzer , the last of whom recorded his version for the film La Bamba , where he portrayed Cochran. Jimi Hendrix performed it in concert. The song is about the struggle between a teenager and his parents, his boss and his congressman during the summer. Connie 'Guybo' Smith played the electric bass and Earl Palmer drums. Recorded four years after the Eddie Cochran original and some two years after his death , the Beach Boys paid tribute to him on their first album, Surfin' Safari , released October Lead vocal on the track was jointly sung by lead guitarist Carl Wilson , who was not yet 16, and record producer Nick Venet. Never released as a single in the US, it gained enough popularity in the Philippines early in to post no. Australian rock 'n' roll singer Johnny Chester cited Cochran as one of his idols and had used the track when rehearsing his first band in