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Norman Petty

Norman Petty (May 25, 1927 – August 15, 1984) was an American musician, record producer, publisher, and radio station owner. He is considered to be one of the founding fathers of early rock & roll. With Vi Ann Petty—his wife and vocalist—he founded the Norman Petty Trio.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 25, 1927 (Clovis), Died August 15, 1984 (Lubbock)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1955 - 1968

Roles Represented in DAHR: arranger, organ, piano, celeste, percussion

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 42 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Chess 8537 10-in. 8/31/1957 That'll be the day David Bowers arranger  
Decca 102255 4/15/1957 Words of love Buddy Holly instrumentalist, celeste  
Decca 102256 4/15/1957 Mailman bring me no more blues-1 Buddy Holly instrumentalist, celeste  
Decca 103259 9/16/1957 One faded rose-1 Charlie Phillips instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 103260 9/16/1957 Sugartime Charlie Phillips instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 104160 12/21/1957 You're there Jimmy Self instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 104201 July 1957 Valley of tears-1 Buddy Holly instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 104202 1/26/1958 Rave on Buddy Holly instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 104215 1/26/1958 That's my desire Buddy Holly instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 104738 4/7/1958 Take your time-1 Buddy Holly instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 105287 2/15/1958 Oh you beautiful doll-2 Jerry Allison instrumentalist, percussion  
Decca 112352 6/19/1962 Reminiscing Buddy Holly arranger  
Decca 112353 6/19/1962 Wait till the sun shines, Nellie Buddy Holly arranger  
Decca 114085 10/11/1963 Wishing Buddy Holly arranger  
Decca 114086 10/3/1963 What to do Buddy Holly arranger  
Decca 114087 10/11/1963 Rip it up Buddy Holly arranger  
Decca 114088 10/5/1963 Peggy Sue got married Buddy Holly arranger  
Decca 114089 10/11/1963 Blue suede shoes Buddy Holly arranger  
Decca 114090 10/14/1963 Cryin', waiting, hoping Buddy Holly arranger  
Decca 114091 10/11/1963 Honky tonk (Instrumental)-1 Buddy Holly arranger  
Decca 114092 10/8/1963 That makes it tough Buddy Holly arranger  
Decca 114093 10/3/1963 That's what they say Buddy Holly arranger  
Decca 114094 10/11/1963 (Ummm, oh yeah) Dearest Buddy Holly arranger  
Decca 114095 10/11/1963 Gone Buddy Holly arranger  
Decca 114096 10/17/1963 Learning the game Buddy Holly arranger  
(Results 1-25 of 42 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Petty, Norman," accessed June 14, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/207885.

Petty, Norman. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 14, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/207885.

"Petty, Norman." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 14 June 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/207885

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