Jerry Allison

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Birthday
31, 1939
Birthplace
Texas
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
31, 1939 (age 80)
Birthplace
Texas

About

Texas-born drummer most widely remembered as a member of the 50's rock band The Crickets and his collaborations with Buddy Holly. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012.

Before Fame

His first recording as a drummer was a single named "Who's Gonna Be the Next One Honey" with Hal Goodson and the Raiders.

Trivia

He also worked as a session who played on singles like The Everly Brothers' 1959 single "(Till) I Kissed You."

Family Life

He married a woman named Peggy Sue.

Associated With

He co-wrote several of Buddy Holly's biggest hits, including "That'll Be the Day."