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1. This rockabilly singer was based in Tampa, Florida. He recorded with guitar player "Big John" Taylor for Tri-Dec, Antler and Starday labels. He never had a big hit in the USA, but surprisingly, one of his songs was a big hit in Italy.
2. This guy "starred" in the ultra low budget rock'n'roll film "Rock Baby Rock It" in 1956. He had three singles released on Decca label, but was dropped from the label because of a law suit he had against his ex-manager Jack Tiger (Decca said they didn't need that kinda stuff). He then went on to Sun label, and Warner Bros, WA and Duchess after that.
3. Who made the first version of the song "See You Later, Alligator"?
4. This piano player and singer made some melodic rockers for Vaden and Razorback labels in the late 50s and early 60s. One of his songs was covered by Elvis.
5. Which Louisiana rockabilly artist first recorded for Goldband Records in 1955 with "No No Baby" and "Let's Go Boppin' Tonight", and later for Excello label with "I'm the Man"?
6. On what label did the Everly Brothers have their first release?
7. Who made the first recording of "The Twist"?
8. What is Ray Campi by profession (besides a musician)?
9. What colour did Sonny Burgess dye his hair?
10. Who played drums in Buddy Holly's band the Crickets?
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