The Crickets: The 'Chirping' Crickets

When lanky and bespectacled 20-year-old Texan singer Buddy Holly walked into the independent studio of producer Norman Petty in February 1957, he thought he'd come to make some demos to save his already failing music career as a two-flop wonder. By the time he had left the next morning, he had recorded not only his first million-selling smash - the immortal That'll Be the Day - but the beginnings of one of the first, and greatest, rock 'n' roll albums of all time – The 'Chirping' Crickets.

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