Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1956/00/00 Niki Sullivan, guitarist for The Crickets, attends Lubbock High. Education Lubbock High School Lubbock, TX
1956/06/00 Buddy Holly, J I Allison and musician Sonny Curtis watch the movie "The Searchers". Star John Wayne's repeated use of the phrase "that'll be the day" stuck with the songwriters. Life The Searchers
1956/06/00 Buddy Holly, J I Allison and musician Sonny Curtis watch the movie "The Searchers". Star John Wayne's repeated use of the phrase "that'll be the day" stuck with the songwriters. Life That'll Be the Day
1957/00/00 Jerry Allison, drummer for the Crickets and co-writer of their hits "That'll Be The Day" and "Peggy Sue", attends Lubbock High School. Education Lubbock High School Lubbock, TX
1957/02/25 "That'll Be the Day" is recorded at the Norman Petty Recording Studio, Clovis, New Mexico Performer That'll Be the Day
1957/03/02 Invited by drummer Jerry Allison, standup bass player Joe B Mauldin, Allison and singer-guitarist Buddy Holly play a dance at the Elks Lodge in Carlsbad, NM. Established Carlsbad New Mexico
1957/11/27 Recorded 25 February to 28 September, "The Chirping Crickets" album is released. Performer The Chirping Crickets
1958/03/04 Buddy Holly and the Crickets play City Hall, Sheffield. Performers City Hall Sheffield, ENG Buddy Holly and the Crickets Final UK Tour
1958/03/20 Buddy Holly and the Crickets play Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool. Performers Philharmonic Hall Liverpool Buddy Holly and the Crickets Final UK Tour
1958/03/25 Before a Gaumont Palace show, Buddy Holly and the typically quiet Joe B Mauldin get in a dressing-room fistfight started by Mauldin lighting up a cigar. Last UK Concert Hammersmith Apollo Hammersmith Buddy Holly and the Crickets Final UK Tour
1958/10/00 Buddy Holly breaks from The Crickets and moves to NYC. The Holly's settle in at the Brevoort, 11 5th Ave, Apt 4H, in Greenwich Village. Due to legal and financial problems resulting from Holly's departure, he will reluctantly join the Winter Dance Party. Change
1960/01/08 Eddie Cochran and The Crickets record "Three Steps to Heaven" at Gold Star Studios, Hollywood, California. Musicians Three Steps to Heaven Eddie Cochran's Final Tour

2 Creative Works by The Crickets »

Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
That'll Be the Day Performer Song 1957/02/25
  • 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die
The Chirping Crickets Performer Album 1957/11/27
  • 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die

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