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Eddie Cochran — Cherished Memories

Remembering Eddie Cochran who died 62 years ago

Image of the Eddie Cochran Memorial at the side of the road in Chippenham, England, showing his year of birth, 1938, and death, 1960, and the image of a Gretsch electric guitar in the background and the words Eddie Cochran — Cherished Memories.
Eddie Cochran Memorial at the side of the road in Chippenham, England — photo by author

This year Easter Sunday falls on 17 April, just like it did in 1960. It is a significant date in Rock’n’Roll history, as on this day in 1960, Eddie Cochran died.

He should have been flying home to California on that date. He was planning to take a couple of weeks off from his extensive British tour…

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David Acaster

David Acaster

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British, retired, loves reptiles & amphibians, keen on history, steam locomotives, travel, real ale and still trying to master that Fender Stratocaster.