A Song Written on the Way to a Recording Session

Today Duane James Holmes posted on Facebook a photo of a record recorded by BOBBY ANGELO AND THE TUXEDOS from Great Britain in the early 60s. In 1960 we were on our way to a recording session at the Norman Petty Studio in Clovis,New Mexico. We needed 4 songs for the session but I was […]

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We Sometimes Made Bad Decisions…

At KBank Studio in 1961 we recorded a song as a demo called PETER RABBIT. Bob Helgeson and I owned our own label called M AND L RECORDS so I put the song on that label hoping to sell it to a major label in the future. I sent the record to all the major […]

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Some Real Talented Drummers in the Band

I found the main picture he other day with Bobby Berge who was only 16 when he played with my band. He was only with us a short time but I knew what a talent he was right away. He’s had a wonderful career in music.   Stu Perry was also a wonderful drummer and was […]

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The 1965 Dick Clark Tour with Bobby Vee

We rehearsed in New York City and left on two buses carrying 58 people for a five week tour crisscrossing North America. The year was 1965. I was looking for something the other day and I ran across this little photo book that I hadn’t seen for over 40 years. Each one of us on […]

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A Minnesota Ballroom

My friend Tony TEXLEY came across this old poster a while back and sent it to me as a gift. Lakeside Ballroom located in Glenwood, Minnesota was one of the hundreds of ballrooms that dotted The state of Minnesota in the 50s and 60s. This was a time where in the big bands were dying […]

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Online Encore

With technology always changing, you gotta stick with the times, right? KELOLAND news recently did a feature on me and moving my music for sale in the online world. Check out this cool video and click the link below if to read the full article on the KELOLAND website. READ FULL ARTICLE ONKELOLAND.COM

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