7-Inch History – EDDIE COCHRAN 1958

Great 7″ singles/sleeves/vinyl

9 October 2022

Who: Guitar rock pioneer born Ray Edward Cochran in 1938 in Minnesota.
He was one of the rare artists who wrote his own songs and overdubbed

Unfortunately, on 17 April, he didn’t survive a car incident when on the road
with Gene Vincent and friends on tour in the UK. He was only 21.

Classic single: C’MON EVERYBODY
Released in October 1958.
#6 in the UK, #33 in the USA

EDDIE COCHRAN: Bio – Discography

When Heavy Legendary Rockers LED ZEPPELIN Hit SOMETHIN’ ELSE…

10 December 2018

British hard rockin’ legends LED ZEPPELIN knew all the classics back then. They not only covered some of them live and on record but used others’ work, mainly songs from black blues artists, as a (sometimes literal) inspiration. But before starting an endless plagiarism debate, let’s hear/watch their thunderous 1970 live rendition at London‘s Royal Albert Hall of Eddie Cochran‘s 1959 firecracker SOMETHIN’ ELSE

LED ZEPPELIN: Facebook – Website