What was the first white rock-n-roll act to play the Apollo Theater in New York City?
#110477. Asked by Datsmeharse. (Nov 03 09 11:57 PM)
Three people claim to have been the first white rock and roll act to play in the Apollo Theater. Allegedly they say Buddy Holly was the first white rock and roll act to play there, but both Jimmy Cavallo and Dale Hawkins say they performed before Holly.
Person Number 1: Buddy Holly played there August 16, 1957
Person Number 2: Jimmy Cavallo and the House Rockers played there December 1956.
Person Number 3: Dale Hawkins played there July 1957.
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