Tag Archives: Buddy Holly

Quote o’ the Day (R.I.P. Ritchie Valens Edition)

Yesterday’s Wall Street Journal featured this House Call piece with Dion DiMucci (of Dion and the Belmonts) in its Mansion section. ‘The Wanderer’ Finds His Voice A teen hit-maker remembers his Bronx home and its connection to a fatal 1959 plane … Continue reading

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NYT: Fender (Mind) Bender

From the Sunday New York Times Business section: Aiming To Stay Plugged In Fender Is Juggling The Fickle Tastes of Musicians and Wall St. IN 1948, a radio repairman named Leo Fender took a piece of ash, bolted on a … Continue reading

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Why The Wall Street Journal Is Still A Great Newspaper (Buddy Holly’s Glasses Edition)

Rupert Murdoch, Rupert Shmurdoch. Despite all the handwringing when the Prints of Darkness added the Wall Street Journal to his newspaper empire four years ago, the paper has not gone to hell in a handbasket. Some even say it’s better. … Continue reading

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