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Started by: gary1964 (3944) 

BUDDY HOLLY PLAYED IN WIGAN IN THE 1950S IS THAT TRUE ARE FALSE DOES ANYONE OUT THERE KNOW

Started: 29th Jan 2007 at 20:28

Posted by: swoop12000 (211) 

You know he did, at the ritz also the beatles and rolling stones

Replied: 29th Jan 2007 at 20:31

Posted by: gary1964 (3944) 

SWOOP OW DID YOU GET THAT PIC ON WITH THE KILTS

Replied: 29th Jan 2007 at 20:32

Posted by: reddi8 (1107)

I went to watch him there.

Replied: 29th Jan 2007 at 22:41

Posted by: wiganyankeeron (inactive)

I think Wigan was the only town he played on that tour?

Replied: 29th Jan 2007 at 22:43

Posted by: empress (9667) 

are u n swoop brothers then gary?

Replied: 30th Jan 2007 at 09:24

Posted by: robbie (inactive)

Buddy Holly stayed at The Grand Hotel when he appeared on the Ritz. Sadly the room he stayed in is now occupied by asylum seekers. Not long ago there was a story of a chamber maid who met Buddy at The Grand. It was in the post & Chronical.

Replied: 30th Jan 2007 at 10:14

Posted by: wiganyankeeron (inactive)

A friend of mine runs the world wide Buddy Holly Fan Club. What he doesn't know about Buddy Holly isn't worth knowing Just thought I would mention it seeing the topic is about Buddy

Replied: 30th Jan 2007 at 12:42

Posted by: gary1964 (3944) 

empress yeah im the oldest

Replied: 30th Jan 2007 at 13:24

Posted by: bentlegs (4805)

I went to see Buddy Holly at the Ritz, 1959 i think, Des o'conner was the compere , the Alvin twins & the Mcquire sisters were also on the bill

Replied: 30th Jan 2007 at 18:56

Posted by: jim roberts (63)

i went to that concert at the ritz i think top of the bill was Frank Ifield the yodeler and it was 1958 he wore a blue suit my mother took me and i was 11yrs old i think it was september.

Replied: 30th Jan 2007 at 20:47

Posted by: nicola (3236) 

It really annoys me that so many great bands and musicians would play at Wigan, there's no ideal venue now, me dad told me about all the folk he's seen, Ike and tina Turner, the Stones, marc bolan....I only got to stand on the site of the Casino when i put some trenches in before they started work on the Grand Arcade.... Bring back the bands!!!

Replied: 1st Feb 2007 at 16:32

Posted by: bentlegs (4805)

I said the Alvin twins were at the Ritz with Buddy Holly , i meant the Kalin Twins

Replied: 1st Feb 2007 at 17:43

Posted by: bobbygal (29)

The Rolling Stones were on at the 'Emp before it was Casino. I was there, what a great night that was. The Shadows were top of the bill when Ike and Tina were on at the Ritz, Frank Ifield was on the same night, was there too. Cheers from Oz. Bobby Gal.

Replied: 2nd Feb 2007 at 03:43

Posted by: miss ellie (49)

I was also at the Emp the night the Rolling Stones were on, what a great night, but what a scruffy lot they were.

Replied: 3rd Feb 2007 at 15:11

Posted by: gary1964 (3944) 

ACTUALLY BUDDY HOLLY PLAYED AT THE RITZ ON THE....18-MARCH-1958

Replied: 4th Feb 2007 at 12:19

 

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