Sonny Curtis

Sonny Curtis (born May 9, 1937) is an American singer and songwriter. Most of his work falls into the pop and country genres. He was a teenage friend and band member with Buddy Holly in Lubbock, Texas.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 9th, 1937 (Meadow)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1953 - 1964

Roles Represented in DAHR: guitar, lead guitar, violin, vocalist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 56 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 83848 1/20/1953 The best way to hold a girl Sonny Curtis vocalist  
Decca 83849 1/20/1953 Someday you're gonna be sorry Sonny Curtis vocalist  
Decca 83850 1/20/1953 No more tears Sonny Curtis vocalist  
Decca 83851 1/20/1953 Forever yours Sonny Curtis vocalist  
Decca 106297 12/15/1958 Frankie Frankenstein Jerry Allison instrumentalist, guitar, lead guitar  
Decca 106298 12/29/1958 That'll be alright Jerry Allison instrumentalist, guitar, lead guitar  
Decca 106514 11/21/1958 Someone, someone Crickets, The instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 106515 12/16/1958 Love's made a fool of you Crickets, The instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 107335 5/18/1959 I fought the law Crickets, The instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 107336 5/18/1959 A sweet love Crickets, The instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 107337 5/20/1959 Time will tell Crickets, The instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 107338 5/20/1959 When you ask about love Crickets, The instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 107339 5/20/1959 Young Foster Crickets, The instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 107340 5/27/1959 Deborah-1 Crickets, The instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 107341 5/27/1959 Why did you leave Crickets, The instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 107342 6/2/1959 Just this once Crickets, The instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 107343 6/2/1959 Baby let's play house Crickets, The instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 107344 6/2/1959 Ting-a-ling Crickets, The instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 108559 1/14/1960 Red headed stranger-1 Sonny Curtis instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 108560 1/14/1960 Talk about my baby-2 Sonny Curtis instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 108928 3/30/1960 Baby my heart Crickets, The instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 110997 8/21/1961 Baby won't you come out tonight Buddy Holly instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 110999 8/21/1961 I guess I was just a fool Buddy Holly instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 111000 8/21/1961 It's not my fault Buddy Holly instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 111001 8/21/1961 I tried to forget (see note) Buddy Holly instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 1-25 of 56 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Curtis, Sonny," accessed October 21, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102239.

Curtis, Sonny. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 21, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102239.

"Curtis, Sonny." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 21 October 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102239

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