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The Roses – provided backup vocals for Buddy Holly

29 Jan

A trio of native Texans, David Bigham, Robert Linville and Ray Rush, The Roses began their career by backingThe Roses - provided backup vocals for Buddy Holly Roy Orbison on his Sun recordings. They met Norman Petty and replaced the Picks as the backing group for Buddy Holly and The Crickets. They can be heard on “Fools Paradise”, Think It Over”, and “It’s So Easy”. In addition to doing backing vocals for well over 100 recordings, they also released 45’s as The Roses. The Roses were inducted into the Rockabilly Hall of Fame in December 2000.  Listen for the Roses singing with and without Buddy Holly on TUNEDEX MEMORIES!

 

 
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Posted by on January 29, 2007 in Did You Know?

 

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One response to “The Roses – provided backup vocals for Buddy Holly

  1. Andrew Holden

    January 18, 2009 at 12:08 am

    I would be grateful if someone could provide me with the dates of Robert Linville’ birth and death.

    Thank You

    Andrew Holden

     

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