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Recent Pop Reviews

by John M. Borack Apple Jam Off the Beatle Track Roseta Productions (884501189064) Grade: ****1/2 Off the Beatle Track showcases authentic and affectionate Merseybeat re-creations of 14 tracks that John Lennon and Paul McCartney penned during the Beatles’ early years …

Beyond Vinyl: Doors, Beatles, Buddy Holly items in Heritage sale

Concert gear the Doors used on their last tour in 1970. One side of an acetate featuring The Beatles’ “Anna.” All kinds of Buddy Holly memorabilia from the collection of Holly’s wife.

These and a host of other items will go up for bidding in Heritage Auctions’ 2010 April Signature Music & Entertainment Memorabilia Auction, scheduled for April 9-10.

Bobby Vee wouldn’t change a thing Part 2

Bobby Vee And The Shadows were playing gigs in the Midwest as the 1959 Winter Dance Party headed for the region. Bobby Vee was a sophomore in high school and looking forward to seeing the first big package tour to come through his area. In Part 2, Vee recalls hearing the news about the plane crash that killed Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper, and what happened afterwards.