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Jerry Allison

American rock drummer

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Jerry Ivan Allison 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.Background Allison's first professional recording was "Who's Gonna Be the Next One Honey", released as a 45-rpm disc by a local group, Hal Goodson and the Raiders. It was also performed at the Norman Petty studio in Clovis, New Mexico, about six months before "Peggy Sue" was recorded. In their early days at the Lubbock Youth Center, in Lubbock, Texas, Allison's drumming was the sole accompaniment to Buddy Holly's vocals and guitar, allowing Holly to perform some of his best guitar work.

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Texas Tech University

Public research university in Lubbock, Texas, United States