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Pat Boone

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Cover Personality: Pat Boone

Profile by June Harris, Disc, 7 February 1959

JUST FOUR years ago this month, a young singer called Pat Boone made his debut on record. Since then, amid the overnight wonders and the ...

Pat Boone: Why I Became A Beatnik

Report and Interview by Alan Smith, New Musical Express, 9 March 1962

PAT BOONE fans who saw last week's NME pictures of him at the Royal Film show won't see him looking so clean-cut in his latest ...

Boone Changes Style Again

Report by Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, 28 July 1962

IT LOOK A bit of the old rock 'n' roll, a screaming female, and a voice that takes you back to the sordid cartoon theatres ...

Royal Welcome Awaits Boone

Interview by Alan Smith, New Musical Express, 19 October 1962

ONE top American star you can't accuse of neglecting his British fans is Pat Boone, who'll be flying into London next week for his third ...

Pat Boone: Boone In The USA

Profile and Interview by Jeff Tamarkin, Goldmine, 19 February 1991

LET'S PLAY the numbers game. According to Joel Whitburn's Top Pop Singles 1955-1986, Pat Boone is the fifth highest-ranking artist in the history of the ...

Should Pat Boone be Inducted Into the R'n'R Hall of Fame?

Comment by Gary Pig Gold, Cosmik Debris, April 2002

SEEMS A simple, even innocent enough little inquiry, doesn't it? But I swear, seldom in all my quarter-century-plus of Piggery has one topic – one ...

My Breakfast with Boone

Memoir by Gary Pig Gold, Cosmik Debris, June 2002

AS BIZARRE as even I still consider this lil' factoid to be, Yours Truly honestly did spend the majority of the Reagan administration touring Canada's ...

The Literary Boone

Essay by Gary Pig Gold, Cosmik Debris, November 2002

[What follows is the concluding portion of our Pat Boone trifecta, part one being the infamous RnR Hall Of Fame Poll, which somehow led straight ...

Pat Boone: Pat Boone Rocks

Sleeve notes by Todd Everett, Bear Family Records, 2009

UNWILLING TO meet the increased rent imposed by the managers of the Brooklyn Paramount Theater, New York City disc jockey Alan Freed moved his hugely ...

'Song to the Siren''s irresistible tang

Retrospective by Martin Aston, The Guardian, 17 November 2011

Its writer refused to record it. Pat Boone almost killed it. Then it was resurrected as a B-side to an indie prestige project. Martin Aston on how ...

The Literary Boone

Memoir by Gary Pig Gold, Ballbuster Music, 1 June 2020

THE CHRISTMAS following my Pancakes with Pat, a strange package arrived on my doorstep from a hitherto unknown address in Burbank, California. "Boone Productions, Inc.," ...

see also Debby Boone


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