We remember the artists from the Winter Dance Party Tour this week. Buddy Holly, Big Bopper and Ritchie Valens were tragically killed in a plane crash on February 3rd, 1959. We hear from Dion who was also a part of the tour with his group The Belmonts on his thoughts on Buddy Holly and why he calls it "The Day The Music Was Born". Also this week, the title cut and new single from JD McPherson plus we've got rockers from Jerry Lee Lewis, Levi Dexter & Gretsch Brothers, Johnny Burnette, Robert Gordon, Traveling Wilburys and lots more!
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Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey
Little Richard- "Tutti Frutti"
Brian Setzer- "Lemme Slide"
Hot Rod Walt & The Psycho DeVilles- "Rebel"
Ronnie Self- "Ain't I'm A Dog"
Traveling Wilburys- "Wilbury Twist"
Buddy Holly & The Crickets- "Rock Me Baby"
Eddie Cochran- "Jeanie, Jeanie, Jeanie"
Dion interview segment
Dion & The Belmonts- "I Wonder Why"
Levi Dexter & Gretsch Brothers- "Everyday"
Roy Orbison- Chicken Hearted"
Big Bopper- "White Lightning"
Waylon Jennings- "Jole Blon" (produced by Buddy Holly)
Jerry Lee Lewis- "Stepchild"
JD McPherson- "Let The Good Times Roll"
Howlin' Wolf- "Come To Me Baby"
Ritchie Valens- "Come On Let's Go"
Chan Romero- "Hippy Hippy Shake"
Johnny Burnette- "Sweet Baby Doll"
Rhythm Bound- "Come On In"
Robert Gordon- "Flyin' Saucers Rock & Roll"
|Ritchie Valens, Dion and Big Bopper from the Winter Dance Party Tour 1959|