Music in the 50's, Updates, Announcements & Events

RIP Jerry “J.I.” Allison

Well, folks I knew this day would come. On August 22, 2022 we said goodbye to the best drummer who ever lived, one of the very first Pioneers of Rock N Roll, Jerry "J.I." Allison. Jerry Allison in 1958 Jerry Ivan Allison was born in Hillsboro, TX on August 31, 1939. He attended Lubbock Senior… Continue reading RIP Jerry “J.I.” Allison

Updates, Announcements & Events

Happy 80th Birthday, J. I. Allison!

Hello folks! It's Retro Dee and this post is a tribute to Mr. Jerry Ivan Allison who turns 80 years old on August 31, 2019. Jerry Allison (now known as J.I. Allison) became the drummer for The Crickets in 1956.     I didn't want this day to go by without expressing my gratitude for… Continue reading Happy 80th Birthday, J. I. Allison!