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Norman Petty

Norman Petty (May 25, 1927 – August 15, 1984) was an American musician and record producer who is best known for his association with Buddy Holly and the Crickets, who recorded in his studio.

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

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1955 - 1968

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

Recordings (Results 26-41 of 41 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 114930 6/12/1964 Flower of my heart Buddy Holly arranger  
Decca 114931 6/12/1964 Door to my heart Buddy Holly arranger  
Decca 114932 6/12/1964 I gambled my heart Buddy Holly arranger  
Decca 114933 6/12/1964 Soft place in my heart Buddy Holly arranger  
Decca 114934 6/12/1964 Down the line-1 Buddy Holly arranger  
Decca 114935 6/12/1964 You and I are through Buddy Holly arranger  
Decca 114936 6/12/1964 Gotta get you near me blues Buddy Holly arranger  
Decca 114937 6/12/1964 I wanna play house with you-2 Buddy Holly arranger  
Decca 115919 1954 or 1955 Queen of the ballroom-1 Buddy Holly arranger  
Decca 117145 3/15/1966 That's my desire Buddy Holly instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 117146 3/12/1965 Maybe baby Buddy Holly arranger  
Decca 120714 8/22/1968 Love is strange-1 Buddy Holly arranger  
Decca 120718 8/22/1968 Slippin' and slidin'-1 Buddy Holly arranger  
Decca 120719 8/22/1968 You're the one Buddy Holly arranger  
Decca 120720 8/22/1968 (Ummm, oh yeah) Dearest-1 Buddy Holly arranger  
Decca 120721 8/22/1968 Smokey Joe's Cafe-2 Buddy Holly arranger  
(Results 26-41 of 41 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Petty, Norman," accessed June 18, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/207885.

Petty, Norman. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 18, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/207885.

"Petty, Norman." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 18 June 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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