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Duane Eddy

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Duane Eddy: Over a Desert to Make a Disc

Profile and Interview by June Harris, Disc, 12 November 1960

DUANE EDDY lives in Phoenix, Arizona, and has to drive more than 200 miles — across desert — to reach Los Angeles and the recording ...

Can Duane Get Out Of The Doldrums?

Report by Peter Jones, Record Mirror, 12 May 1962

DUANE EDDY switched labels quite recently. His first single release under the new deal with RCA-Victor is 'Deep In The Heart Of Texas' — and ...

Chart Chatter by June Harris: Frank Ifield Just Had To Hit That Top Spot!

Report by June Harris, Disc, 10 November 1962

THERE'LL BE no stopping Frank Ifield now! It HAD to happen that 'Lovesick Blues' would hit number one, and establish the Australian as our leading ...

From Arizona, DUANE EDDY tells DISC Now I Know I'm On The Right Twang

Interview by June Harris, Disc, 12 January 1963

GUITAR-MAN Duane Eddy says that he's back on the "right twang" — and will stay there — girl chorus and all — for his next ...

Little Richard, Duane Eddy, The Shirelles: The Regal, Edmonton, London

Live Review by Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, 16 November 1963

THE OPENING night of the Duane Eddy/Little Richard/Shirelles tour was a lot better than most people expected at the Regal Edmonton, 2nd performance on Saturday. ...

Duane Eddy, Edwin Starr, The Senate, Lomax Alliance: Saville Theatre, London

Live Review by Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, 18 March 1967

ANY DR. ZHIVAGO "gear" seen in the Savllle last Sunday was not due to a 'fab fad' but to the nippy draughts which whistled through ...

Duane Eddy: Saville Theatre, London

Live Review by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 18 March 1967

DUANE EDDY and a band of faithful followers generated 'Some Kinda Earthquake' at the Saville London on Sunday. Not quite the enormous earthquake that was ...

Lee Hazlewood — America's Million Seller Who Once Quit Because Of The Beatles

Profile by Peter Jones, Record Mirror, 30 March 1968

LEE HAZLEWOOD is the 38-year-old one-man army and musical talent who turned Nancy Sinatra into one of the world's most popular recording artistes — and ...

Bill Haley & the Comets, Duane Eddy: Royal Albert Hall, London

Live Review by Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, 11 May 1968

The Great Leap Backwards! ...

Duane Eddy: The Guitar Man Twangs Back

Interview by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, 6 October 1973

THE FIRST REAL guitar superstar of the rock and roll age sits in an office no larger than a bathroom on North Vine off the ...

Duane Eddy: New Victoria, London

Live Review by Ed Jones, Melody Maker, 2 August 1975

THE DOG WAS GREAT! Well, it wasn't actually a dog, it was a man. The one who used to do all the yelps and howls ...

Duane Eddy: Bailey's, Leicester

Live Review by Bob Fisher, New Musical Express, September 1975

YET ANOTHER rock 'n' roll legend is stalking the stages of the club circuit and on July 14 he trod the stage of Bailey's, Leicester. ...

Jerry Lee Lewis, Duane Eddy: Live in Margate

Live Review by Cliff White, New Musical Express, 18 November 1978

WHEN A promoter carts a journalist and photographer off to the opening night of a European tour he obviously wants to get a suitably rave ...

Duane Eddy and A Band He Couldn't Refuse

Profile and Interview by Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, 27 July 1983

DUANE EDDY's "twangy" guitar sound on hits like 'Rebel-Rouser' established him as a major star during the golden era of rock instrumentals, so his return ...

Art of Noise, Duane Eddy: Palace Theatre, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Richard Cromelin, Los Angeles Times, 31 July 1986


Duane Eddy: Twangin' from Phoenix to L.A. (Bear Family)

Sleeve notes by Colin Escott, Bear Family Records, 1994

LET'S NOT TALK about guitarists who can play circles around other guitarists, or about which famous picker influenced which other famous picker. ...

The Very Special World of Lee Hazlewood

Interview by Kieron Tyler, Record Collector, February 2000

He sings, produces, writes and arranges, and had no. 1 hits with Nancy Sinatra. Kieron Tyler meets the legendary genre-straddling icon. ...

Duane Eddy: "All Pilots Are Musicians"

Retrospective and Interview by Rob Hughes, The Word, July 2011

Downhome philosopher, barrier-busting King Of Twang noise-bringer — Duane Eddy strums the semi-acoustic soundbox of sagacity. ...


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