Jerry Allison

Jerry Ivan Allison (born August 31, 1939) is an American musician, best known as the drummer for the Crickets and co-writer of their hits "That'll Be the Day" and "Peggy Sue", recorded with Buddy Holly.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 31st, 1939 (Hillsboro)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1956 - 1968

Roles Represented in DAHR: drums, percussion, vocalist, guitar

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 96 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 102021 3/18/1957 I'm looking for someone to love Crickets, The ; Buddy Holly instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 102022 3/18/1957 That'll be the day (MC 7446 MCA MCA-3040) Crickets, The ; Buddy Holly instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 102255 4/15/1957 Words of love (MC 7448 MCA MCA-3040) Buddy Holly instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 102256 4/15/1957 Mailman bring me no more blues-1 Buddy Holly instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 103104 8/12/1957 Not fade away (MC 7450 MCA MCA-3040) Crickets, The ; Buddy Holly instrumentalist, percussion, vocalist  
Decca 103105 8/12/1957 Everyday (MC 7449 MCA-3040) Crickets, The ; Buddy Holly instrumentalist, percussion  
Decca 103179 8/26/1957 Oh boy (MC 7451 MCA-40905)-1 Buddy Holly instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 103180 8/26/1957 Peggy Sue (MC 7447 MCA-40905) Buddy Holly instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 103257 9/12/1957 I'm gonna love you too Buddy Holly instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 103258 9/12/1957 Listen to me (MC 7453 MCA MCA-3040) Buddy Holly instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 103259 9/16/1957 One faded rose-1 Charlie Phillips instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 103260 9/16/1957 Sugartime Charlie Phillips instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 103526 10/15/1957 You've got love Crickets, The ; Buddy Holly instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 103527 10/15/1957 Maybe baby (MC 7452 MCA MCA-3040)-1 Crickets, The ; Buddy Holly instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 103528 10/15/1957 It's too late Crickets, The ; Buddy Holly instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 103529 10/15/1957 Tell me how Crickets, The ; Buddy Holly instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 103530 10/15/1957 An empty cup (and a broken date) Crickets, The ; Buddy Holly instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 103531 10/15/1957 Send me some lovin Crickets, The ; Buddy Holly instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 103532 10/15/1957 Last night Crickets, The ; Buddy Holly instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 103533 10/15/1957 Rock me, my baby Crickets, The ; Buddy Holly instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 104199 July 1957 Ready Teddy-2 Buddy Holly instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 104200 12/19/1957 (You're so square) Baby I don't care-1 Buddy Holly instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 104201 July 1957 Valley of tears-1 Buddy Holly instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 104202 1/26/1958 Rave on (MC 7459 MCA MCA-3040) Buddy Holly instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 104203 12/19/1957 Look at me-1 Buddy Holly instrumentalist, drums  
(Results 1-25 of 96 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Allison, Jerry," accessed October 21, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116977.

Allison, Jerry. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 21, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116977.

"Allison, Jerry." 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/116977

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