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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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Bobby Vee

The Godfather

Bobby Vee became our first son’s godfather in 1964. His name became Bobbby V. Wachendorf. At the time, we were touring the United States with Bobby.

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The Texas Teen Fair

Bobby Vee, my friend for over 50 years, hired my band (Myron Lee and the Caddies) to back him up on his tours for much of 1963-1965. We started in June of 1963 on the east coast playing all the beautiful summer resorts and then across country when later in the summer we were booked […]

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A Hot Night in Alabama

It was 1964 and we spent the whole summer on the road with Bobby Vee. My band members at that time were Marc Wroe on drums,Curt Powell-guitar, Joel Shapiro-sax, and Jerry Haacke on bass. Most of the dates were just Bobby and us, but many times when we played the large arenas, the booking agency […]

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